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Pope Francis joins U.N. appeal for global cease-fire amid the threat...

VATICAN CITY -- Saying conflicts can never be resolved with war, Pope Francis added his support to a U.N. appeal for a global cease-fire...

Italian priests rise to challenges of connecting separated family and deceased...

ROME -- When Father Mario Carminati went to bless the remains of one of his parishioners, he called the deceased man's daughter on WhatsApp...

‘Urbi et orbi’ — What is a plenary indulgence?

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said he will grant a plenary indulgence to the faithful who watch or listen to his extraordinary blessing "urbi...

Italian doctors, staff overwhelmed through coronavirus pandemic; model must be community-focused

The Dialog news operation is providing special alerts to readers of the Angelus e-newsletter. Sign up here for a free subscription to the Angelus. VATICAN CITY --...

Iranian cleric pleads with Pope Francis to help end U.S. sanctions,...

VATICAN CITY -- Citing the increasing loss of lives to COVID-19 and a lack of medical resources, an Iranian cleric has urged Pope Francis...

WATCH: Pope Francis prays for coronavirus victims, workers who sacrificed their...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis asked people to pray for all victims of COVID-19, including the health care workers who sacrificed their lives caring...

High mortality rate means Italian churches, chaplains, nuns have unexpected role...

ROME — In a nation where the faithful are not allowed to assemble for Mass, one church in northern Italy is full. The Church of...

Vatican closes St. Peter’s Square, Basilica to tourists through April 3...

VATICAN CITY — In cooperation with Italian emergency measures, the Vatican has closed St. Peter’s Square and Basilica to tourists starting March 10 through...

United Nations report on gender equality attacks religious freedom, says official

GENEVA — A United Nations report addressing gender-based violence and discrimination connected to religious beliefs “is now attacking the very reality it is called...

Pope Francis sets up task force to help bishops, religious write,...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has set up a task force of qualified experts and canon lawyers to help bishops' conferences and congregations of...

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