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Washington Cardinal-elect Gregory says he’ll find ways to ‘discover areas where...

VATICAN CITY -- As Washington's new cardinal and with a Catholic soon to be living in the White House, Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory said...

In ‘Let Us Dream: The Path to A Better Future,”‘ Pope...

VATICAN CITY  -- While the coronavirus lockdowns and restrictions have interrupted people's lives and brought suffering on a global scale, every individual -- including...

The Economy of Francesco project: Young adults meet online to discuss...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Inspired by St. Francis of Assisi and by Pope Francis, 2,000 young adults met online to discuss making the economy...

Pope Francis: Prayers for the dead help the living, too

VATICAN CITY  -- Praying for the dead and asking God to welcome them into his presence forever helps Christians remember what life and death...

Theodore McCarrick report from Vatican highlights weaknesses in process for vetting...

VATICAN CITY  -- The Vatican report on Theodore E. McCarrick highlights repeated failures in the process for vetting bishops, a process that often seemed...

Popes Francis, Benedict XVI spoke with investigators about church decisions regarding...

VATICAN CITY -- In an unusual move, both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI subjected themselves to questioning by Vatican investigators charged with...

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...

No challenge to doctrine of church on gay marriage from Pope...

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican Secretariat of State has sent an explanatory note to nuncios around the world insisting that when Pope Francis spoke...

Context shrouded in mystery in words of Pope Francis and protection...

VATICAN CITY -- While there is no doubt that Pope Francis said civil laws should protect the rights of gay couples, some mystery shrouds...

Have religious leaders pray for peace and greater care for one...

ROME -- The only way to end war and ensure humanity's survival is "through encounter and negotiation, setting aside our conflicts and pursuing reconciliation,...

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