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Explanation from Pope Francis on restricting use of pre-Vatican II Mass...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis' letter explaining why he was restricting the use of the pre-Vatican II Mass "fearlessly hits the nail on the...

Citing concerns about unity, Pope Francis restores limits on celebration of...

VATICAN CITY -- Saying he was acting for the good of the unity of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has restored limits on the...

Pope Francis restores limits on celebration of Mass according to the...

VATICAN CITY -- Saying he was acting for the good of the unity of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has restored limits on the...

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for caregivers from Rome’s Gemelli hospital while...

VATICAN CITY -- Although still hospitalized, Pope Francis has resumed working and celebrated Mass for his caregivers in the small chapel that is part...

Scans rule out infection after Pope Francis runs a fever

VATICAN CITY — Recovering from colon surgery, Pope Francis briefly ran a fever late July 7, leading his doctors to perform a CT scan...

Pope Francis urges people of Haiti to shun violence, commit to...

VATICAN CITY  -- Condemning the "heinous assassination" of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Pope Francis urged the people of Haiti to shun violence and make...

Pope Francis recovers in the hospital after surgery, but Vatican protocol...

VATICAN CITY -- The organization of the universal Catholic Church has a precise hierarchy, but there is no such thing as a "vice pope,"...

Pope Francis ‘reacted well,’ recovering after surgery for symptomatic diverticular stenosis...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis was hospitalized July 4 and underwent surgery on his sigmoid colon, the lowest part of the large intestine, the...

In continuation of teaching on Gospel nonviolence, Pope Francis calls for...

VATICAN CITY — Modern popes have been clear voices for peace, but Pope Francis is moving closer to a broad embrace of nonviolence and...

‘You are needed,’ Pope Francis tells grandparents, all elderly people

VATICAN CITY — Writing to his peers, Catholics who have reached a venerable age like he has, Pope Francis told older Catholics that God...

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