Pope Francis has restated that “abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life” but “there is no sin that God’s mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart seek
Pope Francis grants all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, but the Church maintains the act of aborting remains a sin.
Pope Francis has described a priest who was killed by two Islamist extremists as a martyr.
Two journalists have been cleared by a Vatican court of publishing leaked documents claiming the top of the Catholic Church was plagued by corruption.
Sergio Cantone talks with the Secretary of State of the Vatican on immigration in Europe and the conflict in Ukraine.
A handshake, a hug and a kiss were exchanged at a historic meeting of Catholic and Muslim leaders at the Vatican.
On Friday, Pope Francis welcomed representatives of Italy’s Serie A Football League as well as players from the Juventus and AC Milan teams ahead of the Coppa Italia…
Pope Francis has been awarded the Charlemagne Prize, given for outstanding services towards European unification. At a ceremony in the Vatican
Pope Francis has called for Europe to remember its founding values, as he received the Charlemagne Prize for his contribution to European unity.
Pope Francis said his day visiting refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos had been a “day to cry.” He returned to Rome, with a dozen extra passengers
Pope Francis has touched down in Rome, with a dozen extra passengers. The Pontiff returned to the Italian capital with three Syrian families. The
Mired in scandal involving a cover-up of child sex abuse bishops announced that special groups would be set up to listen to the victims.
The Vatican is under scrutiny. It happens with the Roman Catholic Church and its hierarchy each time a paedophile scandal is brought into the open
New guidelines issued by the pope on family life call for the church to be less strict and more compassionate to those he describes as being in
The Vatican says it is investigating claims that money meant for a children’s hospital was used to refurbish the luxury apartment of a high-ranking
Use the weapons of love to combat blind and brutal violence, that was Pope Francis’ message on Easter Sunday. Security was tight for the traditional
The Pope has used an Easter vigil Mass in St Peter’s Basilica to urge people not to lose hope in a gloomy world. The Holy Week commemorating Jesus’
Pope Francis has used his Good Friday address to condemn Europe’s reaction to the migrant crisis, which he said had been blunted by our “indifferent
Pope Francis has announced that Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who dedicated her life to helping the poor, will be made at saint of the Roman Catholic
Australian victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy have called for a face to face meeting with Pope Francis. They want a Papal commitment
George Pell, the highest-ranking Vatican official to testify at a Royal Commission in Australia into systematic child sex abuse, said children were