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Pope Francis at chrism Mass with 1,800 priests: ‘There is no...

VATICAN CITY -- In the life of every Christian, but especially of priests, God's love and forgiveness are the greatest rewards, and any attempt...

Pope Francis hopes for visits to Lebanon, Kazakhstan, and meeting with...

VATICAN CITY — While the Vatican confirmed Pope Francis' hope to travel to Kazakhstan this year, it did not confirm a news story that...

Joe Donnelly, the new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, begins...

VATICAN CITY -- The new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Joe Donnelly, officially began his duties April 11, presenting his letters of credential...

Pope Francis apologizes for the abuse of Indigenous people in Canada

VATICAN CITY -- Expressing "sorrow and shame" for the complicity of Catholics in abusing Indigenous children in Canada and helping in the attempt to...

Ukrainian Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk: ‘No one is ever prepared for war...

ROME -- With his voice often trembling and tears sliding down to his beard, the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church spoke via Zoom...

Promoting the Catholic identity aspect of Catholic education ‘requires a commitment...

VATICAN CITY -- Holding together the obligation to protect and promote the Catholic identity of Catholic schools while reaching out to a broader community...

Russian Orthodox nun ‘questions’ Pope Francis’ planned consecration for Russia and...

ROME -- One of the Orthodox scholars who signed a statement condemning as "heresy" the political vision of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow...

In his Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis continued to urge leaders...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis again condemned Russia's war on Ukraine, calling it a "senseless massacre" and "sacrilegious" attack on human life. "Sadly, the violent...

Pope Francis invited by Kyiv mayor to visit as sign of...

VATICAN CITY — Mayor Vitali Klitschko of Kyiv, Ukraine’s besieged capital, has invited Pope Francis and other religious leaders to come to the city...

Pope Francis visits Russian ambassador to Holy See: Embassy denies pontiff...

VATICAN CITY -- As Russia continued its assault on Ukraine and Russian troops pressed toward the capital, Kyiv, Pope Francis left the Vatican Feb....

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