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Sports on Sundays OK, except when used to skip Mass, says...

VATICAN CITY -- A new Vatican document cautions against the dangers of highly competitive children's sports, political and economic pressures on athletes to win...

Abortion doesn’t protect women’s human rights, Vatican official says

VATICAN CITY -- It is a contradiction to claim that promoting access to safe abortions is somehow protecting the human rights of women and...

Everyone must have affordable health care, Vatican official says

VATICAN CITY — Everyone should have access to essential health services and no one should have to fall into poverty to obtain needed care,...

Vatican bank sees profit while making ethical investments, report says

VATICAN CITY — The Institute for the Works of Religion, commonly known as the Vatican bank, seeks to follow Catholic ethical practices in investments,...

Homosexual abuse survivor: Pope says God loves me the way I...

VATICAN CITY -- An abuse survivor, who had been disparaged for being a homosexual, said that Pope Francis told him that God made him...

Pope speaks out against ‘spiral of violence’ in Holy Land

VATICAN CITY -- Warning that violence will never bring peace, Pope Francis urged all sides to do all they can to foster dialogue in...

Vatican issues new rules for communities of contemplative nuns

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican released an instruction with new norms for contemplative orders of nuns, encouraging cooperation among their monasteries and outlining procedures...

Pope’s Lamborghini fetches nearly $1 million for charity

VATICAN CITY -- A custom-built 2018 Lamborghini Huracan coupe autographed by Pope Francis raised nearly $1 million at a Sotheby's auction May 12 in...

Pope meets his advisory commission on child protection

VATICAN CITY -- In its efforts to help advise the pope, the Roman Curia, bishops' conferences and local churches on protecting minors from abuse,...

Three women appointed by Pope Francis to serve Doctrine of Faith

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis appointed three women as consultors to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It marks the first time...

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