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Rome university reverses decision to honor Father Frank Pavone for pro-life...

ROME — For a variety of reasons, “especially in relation to the political situation” in the United States, the Legionaries of Christ university in...

Pope Francis prays for the United States after violence at Capitol;...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of the United States "shaken by the recent siege on Congress" and prayed for...

Pope Francis orders change to canon law, women may now formally...

VATICAN CITY   -- Recognizing "the gifts of each baptized person" -- women and men -- Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and...

Pope Francis offers prayers for poor, uneducated, asks all to be...

VATICAN CITY -- As the Catholic Church celebrated World Peace Day Jan. 1, Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of war-torn Yemen, especially...

Pope Francis offers hope, urges vaccine for disadvantaged, end to pandemic

VATICAN CITY -- On a Christmas like no other, Pope Francis prayed for people who could not be with their families because of the...

Pope Francis and the pandemic, year in review: Prayer, online meetings,...

VATICAN CITY -- Like everyone else, Pope Francis' 2020 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns, live streamed Masses, video messages and even something akin...

Show the world the joy of faith, Pope Francis tells visitors...

VATICAN CITY -- Joy should be the hallmark of a Christian's life, a reflection of knowing that one is loved by God, saved by...

An astronaut and a knight? This year’s Vatican Nativity scene generates...

VATICAN CITY -- Especially in a year when the COVID-19 pandemic will rule out many people's favorite Christmas traditions, they have a right to...

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington among 13 new cardinals — 11...

VATICAN CITY -- One by one 11 senior churchmen, including two U.S. citizens -- Cardinals Wilton D. Gregory of Washington and Silvano M. Tomasi,...

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...

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