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Gender ideology is opposed to faith, reason, Vatican office says

VATICAN CITY — Catholic schools must help parents teach young people that biological sex and gender are naturally fixed at birth and part of...

Pope Francis encourages adoption: All children deserve a home

VATICAN CITY -- With so many children in the world needing a good home and so many couples unable to have children, there must...

Financial Information Authority says Vatican must continue to monitor financial activity

VATICAN CITY -- Any time money changes hands, there is a potential for financial misconduct, but the leaders of the Vatican's Financial Information Authority...

Pope Francis disappointed Italian bishops slow on implementing marriage annulment reforms

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis told the bishops of Italy that he was disappointed that so many of their dioceses had yet to implement...

Cardinal ‘Fix It’: Almoner’s job is to model direct charity

VATICAN CITY — During his visit to a center offering respite and food to refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski...

Pope Francis allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje; apparitions still not authenticated

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the...

Pope Francis: St. Teresa birthplace in North Macedonia spawned ‘love of...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia -- Pope Francis went to the tiny Balkan nation of North Macedonia to pay tribute to a tiny saint who accomplished...

A look at the College of Cardinals after Polish cardinal’s 80th...

VATICAN CITY — Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, the former archbishop of Krakow and longtime secretary to St. John Paul II, celebrated his 80th birthday...

Pope Francis leads prayers for hundreds killed and injured in Sri...

VATICAN CITY -- On Easter Monday, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in praying for the hundreds of people who...

Vatican firefighter says St. Peter’s at much less risk than Notre...

VATICAN CITY  -- After the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris April 15, Romans and tourists could not help looking at St....

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