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Pope Francis: Access to clean, fresh water must be defended

VATICAN CITY  -- Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women...

Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that...

Vatican summit concludes; Pope Francis plans new set of laws on...

VATICAN CITY -- While the four-day Vatican summit on the protection of minors has ended, the work to ensure that laws and concrete actions...

Vatican summit: Bishops need to understand, appreciate importance of journalists and...

VATICAN CITY -- If they are truly serious about fighting clerical sex abuse, bishops must join forces with journalists and not view them as...

Clericalism, abuse of power, at heart of sex abuse crisis, cardinal...

VATICAN CITY — The abuse crisis in the Catholic Church is a call for bishops to unmask the deep-seated clericalism that placed protection of...

Sex abuse survivors want summit to produce concrete action from the...

VATICAN CITY -- On the eve of a major summit on the abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, survivors said concrete action, not words,...

Pope calls on world leaders to eradicate poverty, hunger

ROME — Sustainable development in rural areas is key to making poverty and hunger a thing of the past, Pope Francis said. In an address...

Following Jesus is a daily choice, pope tells religious at Vatican

VATICAN CITY — The choice to follow God in life is not just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but a decision that is made every day,...

WikiLeaks releases documents on Knights of Malta controversy

VATICAN CITY — Internal documents relating to the public crisis that led to the resignation of the grand master of the Knights of Malta...

Today’s papal discussion topics: Clergy sex abuse, celibacy for priests, Venezuela,...

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PANAMA -- The primary goal of the Vatican's February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to...

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