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Naples archbishop Domenico Battaglia orders removal of paintings donated by mafia...

ROME  -- Archbishop Domenico Battaglia of Naples ordered the removal from a church of two religious paintings that were donated by a mafia boss...

Son of Man, son of Krypton: Christ’s passion provides cues for...

VATICAN CITY — Many Catholics rely on passion plays or films to aid in their reflection on Christ’s passion and death. One of the unlikeliest...

Pope Francis calls poet Dante a ‘prophet of hope’ on 700th...

VATICAN CITY — The life and works of the famed Italian poet Dante Alighieri remain a lasting treasure that embodies the virtue of hope...

Post Francis says post-pandemic world must learn from mistakes and reflect

VATICAN CITY  -- The uncertainty and death brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic can be an opportunity for humanity to reflect on how to...

Iraq visit for Pope Francis was ‘sign of hope’ for suffering...

VATICAN CITY -- Despite years of suffering due to war and terrorism, the people of Iraq continue to look to the future with hope,...

2021 World Day of Migrants and Refugees theme announced by Vatican:...

VATICAN CITY  -- For the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis wants Catholics to focus on greater communion and unity among...

In interview, Pope Francis talks about health, says believes he will...

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis said he believes he will die in Rome, either in office or retired, and will not be buried in...

Pope Francis establishes World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly to...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis announced the establishment of a World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly as a reminder of the important role...

Pope Francis: Scripture is not meant to be stuck on paper...

VATICAN CITY -- Praying with Scripture is not meant to be a mindless repetition of biblical quotes but instead is a gift that is...

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims on International Day of Commemoration

VATICAN CITY  -- Remembering the Holocaust and its victims is not only an act of solidarity but also serves as a warning to humanity...

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