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Updated ‘Click to Pray 2.0’ app — aimed to create more...

VATICAN CITY -- Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops, said in the process to create a more "synodal church," one where...

‘Placing the patient before the disease is essential in every field...

VATICAN CITY -- A person's wealth or lack thereof should not be the determining factor when it comes to receiving health care, Pope Francis...

President Joe Biden will have audience with Pope Francis Oct. 29...

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will have an audience with Pope Francis Oct. 29, the day before the G20...

‘The Smiling Pope’– Pope John Paul I attributed a miracle by...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I, clearing the way...

Archbishop Christophe Pierre to stay on as U.S. nuncio; President Biden...

WASHINGTON -- Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the 75-year-old apostolic nuncio to the United States, said when he met Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 6,...

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 cancels plans to attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis will not be going to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, as he had hoped. The Vatican...

Pew poll shows Pope Francis’ popularity in United States remains virtually...

WASHINGTON — The percentage of Catholic Americans who viewed Pope Francis favorably in September differs little, if at all, from the results of a...

U.S. bishops ready to revisit eucharistic coherence at November annual assembly

WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. bishops meet this fall for their annual assembly, they will revisit the discussion they began in mid-June about the...

Pope Francis urges repentance ‘in the awareness of this appalling reality’...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis prayed for the tens of thousands of victims of clerical sexual abuse in France and urged the Catholic Church...

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