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An astronaut and a knight? This year’s Vatican Nativity scene generates...

VATICAN CITY -- Especially in a year when the COVID-19 pandemic will rule out many people's favorite Christmas traditions, they have a right to...

Pope Francis announces Dec. 24 Mass to begin at 7:30 p.m....

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will celebrate the Vatican's traditional Christmas "Mass during the Night" Dec. 24, but will begin the liturgy at 7:30...

Pope Francis approves changes to watchdog VFIA, including name update

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis approved new changes to the Vatican's financial watchdog agency concerning its internal governance, hiring procedures and its role as...

Former Cardinal McCarrick proclaimed his innocence as reports of sexual misconduct...

VATICAN CITY  -- Although dogged for years by rumors of sexual impropriety, Theodore E. McCarrick was able to rise up the Catholic hierarchical structure...

Vatican: Indulgences for souls in Purgatory can be obtained through entire...

VATICAN CITY  -- Plenary or full indulgences traditionally obtained during the first week of November for the souls of the faithful in purgatory can...

Vatican officials: World Mission Sunday collection still scheduled for Oct. 18

VATICAN CITY -- The collection taken up in parishes around the globe on World Mission Sunday is "as unique as it is rare" because...

Religious freedom: Callista Gingrich, top U.S., Vatican officials explain why its...

ROME -- A symposium hosted by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See -- with representatives from the U.S. government and top Vatican officials --...

Coronavirus restrictions offer chance to support rural tourism, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY  -- The drastic reduction in people's mobility because of the COVID-19 pandemic could be an opportunity for moving one's heart and mind...

U.S. data group Recorded Future says China hacked computers of Vatican,...

China has been accused of hacking Vatican computers as well as those in the Diocese of Hong Kong and other Catholic organizations in May. The...

Italian authorities arrest broker involved in London property deal involving Vatican...

VATICAN CITY -- Vatican authorities arrested and took into custody an Italian broker who was involved in the Vatican Secretariat of State's majority stake...

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