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Msgr. Gianluca Pezzoli, who lives in the same building as Pope...

VATICAN CITY -- A 58-year-old Italian monsignor, who works in the Vatican Secretariat of State and lives in the Domus Sanctae Marthae, where Pope...

Pope Francis, global Christian leaders join in prayer for COVID-19 pandemic’s...

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Pope Francis calls for people to be firm in faith; world-wide...

VATICAN CITY -- In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the daily lives and routines of millions of people have been turned upside down,...

Confession by telephone: Priest in Italy says it may fulfill Pope...

VATICAN CITY -- If a priest is wearing a mask and standing 3 feet or 6 feet away from a penitent requesting the sacrament...

Using the Coronavirus for good: CUA professor Andreas Widmer shares his...

ROME -- Looking on the "bright side" or seeking the "silver lining" of something like a lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

Pope Francis makes mini-pilgrimage outside Vatican to pray for end of...

ROME — With Italy on lockdown and Rome streets almost deserted, Pope Francis left the Vatican March 15 in a mini-pilgrimage to an icon...

An empty St. Peter’s Square: Vatican says public will not be...

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican office that distributes free tickets to papal events has posted a notice on its website that "the liturgical celebrations...

Pope Francis leads ‘virtual’ Angelus to avoid the risk of spreading...

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis did not recite the Sunday Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square March 8, but...

Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes closes healing pools as precaution...

ROME -- As the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus in Europe continued to grow, the French Shrine of Our Lady of...

Pope Francis says changes have strengthened Vatican laws against money laundering,...

VATICAN CITY -- The decade-long process of updating the laws of Vatican City State is part of the Vatican's support for international commitments to...

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