VATICAN CITY - The Vatican has signed a treaty with the State of Palestine, which deals with the essential aspects of the lif
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis visited Turin’s Waldensian church Monday, and in a historic move asked forgiveness for the Catholic Church’s past persecution of the Waldensian protestants.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis’ new encyclical has caught the world’s attention with Greenpeace and US President Barack Obama praising his focus on climate change as one of the principal challenges fa
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, speaking in his general audience Wednesday, urged the faithful to forgive institutions and people who "close their doors" to refugees.
ROME - Pope Francis’ highly anticipated encyclical “Praised Be” will be published Thursday, and will call for a radical ethical and economic revolution to combat the world’s environmental crisis.
VATICAN CITY – Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, has described the result of an Irish referendum on same-sex marriage as a “defeat for humanity.” Last week Ireland became the
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican Bank, officially known as the Institute for Religious Works, has announced a 20-fold increase in profits for 2014.
ROME - At his general audience delivered to thousands in Saint Peter’s Square this week, Pope Francis highlighted the gender gap, claiming that more must be done to allow equal recognition of men a
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis Sunday called for an end to conflict around a world he said is in the hands "of the arms traffickers" and appealed for peace "for beloved Syria and Iraq." Delivering his
ROME – The Community of Sant’Egidio remembers the Armenian Genocide of WW1.