ROME-- After his abdication as Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church Cardinal Ratzinger will continue to be what he has always been, Theologian in Residence.
VATICAN CITY – Hungarian Cardinal Péter Erdő is an "attractive possibility" to become a "goulash pope" in a conclave that doesn't seem to have a front runner, top Vatican watcher John Allen says.
VATICAN CITY-- Pope Benedict XVI emphasised the importance of evangelism, speaking at mass held this morning in the Vatican, on the second day of the Synod of Bishops.
VATICAN CITY —A judge has indicted two Vatican employees in a move that the Pope hopes will quash the Vatileaks scandal and negative publicity from the publication of sensitive papal documents.
ROME-The Vatican probe of the theft by the Pope’s butler of confidential papal documents ends this week, judicial sources say.
A work by philosopher John Cottingham on sale in bookshops near the Vatican is titled “Why Believe?” For many Catholics the scandals emanating down the road make it that much more difficult.