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Italian teenager Blessed Carlo Acutis: On his way to becoming the...

ROME -- Thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis, the 15-year-old Italian teenager whose use of technology to spread...

Pope Francis to formally launch Synod of Bishops process Oct. 10...

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will formally launch the process of the Synod of Bishops with a Mass in St....

Vatican official Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia says addressing vaccine hesitancy requires dialogue

VATICAN CITY — While men and women have a responsibility to be vaccinated against COVID-19, they also have a responsibility to engage in dialogue...

Pope advises young people to be prophets of ‘hope-filled future’

VATICAN CITY — The world needs prophets and true witnesses of hope in a time of uncertainty and trial, Pope Francis told Catholic young...

In World Youth Day 2021 message, Pope Francis tells young...

VATICAN CITY -- The world needs prophets and true witnesses of hope in a time of uncertainty and trial, Pope Francis told Catholic young...

European bishops say collegiality, synodality needed to face challenges

VATICAN CITY — Heads of several bishops’ conferences and councils around the world called for greater collegiality and communion among bishops to confront the...

Pope Francis to Passionists at international congress: Christ’s cross an invitation...

VATICAN CITY -- Jesus' death on the cross calls Christians to focus on helping the vulnerable rather than defending contentious agendas, Pope Francis said. In...

Pope Francis concludes visit to Slovakia saying faith must identify with...

ŠAŠTIN, Slovakia — The world needs Christians who are “signs of contradiction,” who demonstrate the beauty of the Gospel rather than hostility toward others,...

Bishops must handle communion disputes as shepherds, not with censures, Pope...

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM SLOVAKIA — The debate about denying Communion to politicians who support abortion must be handled in a pastoral way,...

The church is their home, Pope Francis reminds Slovakian community, young...

KOŠICE, Slovakia — Pope Francis made sure that while the world often disregards the young and the marginalized, in the Catholic Church, “no one...

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