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Date of World Youth Day changed to suit diocese’s needs, Vatican...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ decision to move the local celebrations of World Youth Day from Palm Sunday to the feast of Christ the...

Pope Francis meets with delegation from NBA players’ union to discuss...

VATICAN CITY -- A delegation representing the National Basketball Players Association, a union representing professional athletes from the NBA, met with Pope Francis and...

Pope Francis to young people: dream ‘about real glory and not...

VATICAN CITY -- Young people today should not waste their lives dreaming of obtaining trivial things that provide only a fleeting moment of joy...

Cardinal Angelo Becciu sues Italian media outlet, claiming story alleging financial...

VATICAN CITY -- Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who was forced to resign due to allegations of financial malfeasance, filed a lawsuit against an Italian magazine,...

The Passionist Fathers prepare to mark 300th anniversary with jubilee celebration

ROME -- The Passionist Fathers will commemorate the 300th anniversary of their founding with a jubilee celebration centered on renewing the commitment to proclaiming...

Pope Francis reaffirms church’s ‘commitment to eradicate this evil’ outlined in...

VATICAN CITY -- After the Vatican released its extensive report on Theodore E. McCarrick, Pope Francis renewed the Catholic Church's pledge to uproot the...

Pope Francis meets with Father Pierluigi Maccalli, mission priest who was...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis met with Father Pierluigi Maccalli, a member of the Society of African Missions, who was freed more than two...

New COVID-19 restrictions in Italy will not close churches for prayer...

VATICAN CITY — As the Italian government imposed new restrictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Italian bishops' conference said churches will...

Vatican moves Pope Francis’ general audiences back to livestream-only after positive...

VATICAN CITY — After someone attending Pope Francis’ weekly general tested positive for COVID-19, the Vatican announced the audiences would return to being livestreamed...

Trial involving alleged sexual abuse at minor seminary continues in Vatican...

VATICAN CITY — At a criminal trial involving alleged sexual abuse at a minor seminary located in the Vatican, the Vatican City State criminal...

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