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Pope Francis, U2’s Bono launch new Scholas educational initiative focused on...

ROME  -- Celebrating the launch of the Scholas International Educational Movement and its environmental project, Pope Francis encouraged young people, especially women, to lead...

Effort under way to have Dutch priest named a patron saint...

VATICAN CITY — Among the 10 men and women Pope Francis will proclaim as the Catholic Church's newest saints is a Dutch priest and...

Pope Francis returned to St. Peter’s Square for his first in-person...

VATICAN CITY -- The fourth commandment does not only imply honoring one's father and mother, but also the respect and care for the dignity...

Celebrating Easter Monday, Pope Francis welcomes more than 100,000 Italian youth...

VATICAN CITY -- Young people should not allow the darkness of fear to overwhelm them and instead allow the light of Easter to illuminate...

Pope Francis reveals he has not spoken directly to Russian President...

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM MALTA -- Once again, Pope Francis avoided speaking directly about Russian President Vladimir Putin and instead focused on condemning...

Msgr. Mauro Carlino, former Vatican official on trial for extortion and...

VATICAN CITY — A former Vatican official facing charges of extortion and abuse of office related to a controversial London property deal said he...

Pope Francis: ‘In Ukraine, one of every two children has been...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis renewed his call for an end to the war in Ukraine and strongly denounced the conflict as a barbaric...

Pope Francis: ‘We need to reject war … where men kill...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis renewed his call for an end to the war in Ukraine and strongly denounced the conflict as a barbaric...

Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu says allegations are part of campaign to...

VATICAN CITY — Taking the stand for the first time at his Vatican trial, Cardinal Angelo Becciu said the allegations of embezzlement against him...

Pope Francis prays for war in Ukraine to end

VATICAN CITY — Asking God to forgive all people tempted by violence, Pope Francis prayed for an end to the war in Ukraine and...

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