euronews has been given an exclusive interview in the Palazzo Apostolico, the administrative heart of the Vatican. It is here that the Roman Catholic
Pope Benedict XVI prayed for the victims of floods in Pakistan and called for aid from the international community during his weekly audience.
Keen to fend off accusations of high-level complacency, the Vatican has updated its rules on dealing with abuse by priests.
Investigations will be
A senior cardinal caught up in a corruption probe connected to his work for the Vatican has denied any wrong doing.
Crescenzio Sepe, who is also
The Pope has begged forgiveness over the paedophile priests scandal that has plagued the Catholic Church. During a rally before thousands of priests
The world’s first synthetic living cell has brought a cautiously positive reaction from Catholic Church officials. But they have warned that the
Walter Mixa of Augsburg has become the first Bishop in the Pope’s native Germany to resign in the wave of sexual abuse scandals to hit the Roman
The terrible things that have happened in Catholic schools and other institutions have left their victims traumatised for life. Now we look closer at
The Pope is under further pressure over the Church child abuse scandal, with fresh fallout from the crisis on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Catholic Chuch child abuse scandal has dealt a fresh blow to Pope Benedict XVI who has now been named in a lawsuit by an alleged American
euronews: To talk about the challenges the Catholic Church is facing, we turn to Hans Küng, a theology professor in Tübingen. Mr Küng, you’ve known
There has been much criticism of the Church’s silence concerning the sexual abuse committed by some of its priests. Now that the bubble
It was in the 1950s the first reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church came out. But they were isolated cases, dealt with in secret, behind
Accounts of abuse within the Catholic Church are not new. But the recent wave of scandal which has engulfed the Vatican is without precedent and has
Five years after the Pope was elected, the voice of victims abused by Catholic clergy has become louder. A group of victims in Verona, Italy have
The Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has come under renewed pressure over fresh allegations of abuse.
In an unprecedented
The 19th of April, 2005. The white smoke billowed out and Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger becomes Pope Benedict XVI.
In the five years since that day
A senior Vatican official’s comments linking homosexuality with paedophilia have brought a wave of indignation worldwide. Gay rights activists and
More than forty years after John Lennon said the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, the Vatican has given the Fab Four its blessing.
The Pope is facing fresh claims he failed to crack down on child sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.
The latest bombshell comes in the shape of
Italian Catholics rallied round the Pope on Easter Sunday, and there was a marked departure from tradition in the Easter Mass.
After the Pope was
The Pope has delivered his traditional Easter blessing to a packed St Peter’s Square in Rome.
There was no mention of the sex scandal that has
Pilgrims from all over the world gathered in St Peter’s Square in Rome to hear Pope Benedict’s Easter Sunday address.
His failure to comment on the
The Vatican has launched another damage limitation exercise after the pope’s personal preacher compared sex abuse scandals to Jewish