A member of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen protested against the Catholic Church’s position on abortion by appearing topless in St Peter’s Square
A German Roman Catholic prelate, known as the “luxury bishop”, has been told to leave his residence, the Vatican has said.
Pope Francis made the
Now Pope Francis , the son of Italian immigrants was born in the Flores quarter of Buenos Aires in 1936. Jorge Mario Bergoglio was ordained when he
Secrecy is a way of life at the Vatican, not least at the Vatican Bank.
For decades the Istituto per le Opere di Religione or Institute for Works
euronews spoke with Father Mike Rogers, an American Jesuit priest about the possible origins of the next pontiff.
Sergio Cantone, euronews: “Father
The Roman Catholic Church is getting ready for the start of the Vatican conclave. Eight years after Joseph Ratzinger, who will soon walk out onto the
Who will the 115 cardinals choose, once the conclave convenes, to replace the man who has bowed out after eight years in the Catholic Church’s hot
In this edition of Europe’s Weekly: we take a look at the UK’s lonely fight to stop an EU-backed cap on bankers bonuses; Lativa applies to join the
Perhaps never in history have the stakes been higher in the quest for a pope. New World churchmen especially have been pushing for transparency. The
Pope Benedict the XVI has made history by being the first Pontiff to resign in over six hundred years.
The question now is whether his successor
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church for eight years. What did he do? What has he left for the next pope to do?
His peers elected a
Pope Benedict XVI will wield considerable influence inside the Vatican after stepping down, according to leading Swiss theologian Professor Hans
Pope Benedict XVI is retiring from the leadership of the Catholic Church. Long ago popes took refuge in the Castel Sant’Angelo when they were under
Joaquin Navarro-Valls was the Director of the Vatican’s press office for more than 20 years, stepping down in 2006.
His role as gave him perhaps
What Benedict XVI will leave to posterity and how he will be seen to have contributed to the Roman Catholic Church are questions being posed after
He took over at the head of the Church replacing a globe-trotting Pope who defended traditional values. Elected in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI worked as
Vatican analyst Angela Ambrogetti has published many articles about the Holy See and the various popes. Euronews asked for her assessment of Benedict
Pope Benedict XVI is on a challenging visit to Cuba. The one-party island is one of the last bastions of Communism. Havana kept it officially atheist
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