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Pope Francis officially declares St. Irenaeus of Lyon a Doctor of...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis officially has declared St. Irenaeus of Lyon a doctor of the church. In a decree released by the Vatican Jan....

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, a Vatican astronomer, urges people to ‘trust...

VATICAN CITY -- Those who are stubbornly skeptical of science and those who eagerly embrace science as infallible both have a dangerous misunderstanding of...

Pope Francis says Catholic university should help youth fulfill dreams based...

VATICAN CITY — A Catholic university should help young people achieve their dreams and goals on the basis of the truth, beauty and the...

Pope Francis issues condolences to families of the Bronx fire that...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis issued condolences to families of those killed in an apartment building blaze in the Bronx that killed 17 people, including...

Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee of Justice and Peace accepts pledge...

CLEVELAND -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace welcomed a pledge by five nuclear powers to prevent the...

Pope Francis 2022 World Day of the Sick message: Patients always...

Although scientists have made great strides in the field of medicine, genuine care and listening to those who suffer must always be at the...

Pope Francis on New Year’s Day: Peace is a gift from...

VATICAN CITY -- As Catholics begin a new year contemplating the motherhood of Mary, they should be inspired not to let problems weaken their...

QR code added to “Angels Unawares” statue in St. Peter’s Square...

VATICAN CITY -- A life-sized bronze sculpture of migrants and refugees crowded onto a boat has stood in St. Peter's Square for more than...

Holy Year 2025 preparations begin per Pope Francis’ request

VATICAN CITY -- Preparations for the Holy Year 2025 have already begun, and Pope Francis has asked the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization...

Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, fearless critic of injustice, dies in Cape...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu's compassion and sense of humor, as well as his commitment to justice and processes of...

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