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Pope Francis will remain in hospital as he recovers from surgery;...

VATICAN CITY -- Despite initial estimates of requiring a week of inpatient care, Pope Francis will continue his recovery as a patient at Rome's...

Pope Francis recovers in the hospital after surgery, but Vatican protocol...

VATICAN CITY -- The organization of the universal Catholic Church has a precise hierarchy, but there is no such thing as a "vice pope,"...

Vatican ecclesiastical artisans in the Borgo struggle amid changing times and...

VATICAN CITY – The neighborhood of ivy-draped two-story buildings, cobblestoned streets and Marian shrines adjacent to St. Peter's Basilica is perhaps best-known today for...

Pope Francis approves pay cuts for cardinals, top management, religious at...

VATICAN CITY -- With the need to reduce costs and make sure employees are not laid off, Pope Francis has approved pay cuts for...

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...

An astronaut and a knight? This year’s Vatican Nativity scene generates...

VATICAN CITY -- Especially in a year when the COVID-19 pandemic will rule out many people's favorite Christmas traditions, they have a right to...

Pope Francis announces Dec. 24 Mass to begin at 7:30 p.m....

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will celebrate the Vatican's traditional Christmas "Mass during the Night" Dec. 24, but will begin the liturgy at 7:30...

Pope Francis approves changes to watchdog VFIA, including name update

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis approved new changes to the Vatican's financial watchdog agency concerning its internal governance, hiring procedures and its role as...

Former Cardinal McCarrick proclaimed his innocence as reports of sexual misconduct...

VATICAN CITY  -- Although dogged for years by rumors of sexual impropriety, Theodore E. McCarrick was able to rise up the Catholic hierarchical structure...

Vatican: Indulgences for souls in Purgatory can be obtained through entire...

VATICAN CITY  -- Plenary or full indulgences traditionally obtained during the first week of November for the souls of the faithful in purgatory can...

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