Friday, April 26, 2019013Reading the Bible and praying with it is "the best vaccine" against Catholic communities closing in on themselves or focusing only on self-preservation, Pope Francis said. God wants "a church that does not speak from itself or about itself but has...
Sunday, April 21, 2019019As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ's resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.
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By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI, acknowledging his role in helping the Catholic Church come to terms with the clerical sexual abuse crisis beginning in the 1980s, wrote an article outlining...
Friday, March 29, 2019029 To better protect minors and vulnerable adults from all forms of abuse and exploitation, Pope Francis approved a new law and a set of safeguarding guidelines for Vatican City State and the Roman Curia.
For the first time in 300 years, the marble steps of the Holy Stairs will be free from the thick wooden panels installed in 1723 to protect the stairs and left uncovered for the public.Saturday, March 16, 2019
Catholics cannot place blame for the sexual abuse crisis on "those who came before us" in an attempt "to present ourselves as 'pure,'" said the editorial director of the Vatican media outlets.Tuesday, March 12, 2019
By Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis and top officials of the Roman Curia will leave the Vatican March 10-15 for their annual Lenten retreat, which will be led by Benedictine Abbot Bernardo Gianni of the Abbey of San Miniato...Wednesday, February 27, 2019