More than 150 historians and researchers have signed up to access the soon-to-open Vatican archives of the World War II-era pope.
An estimated 24 recovery centres for clergymen operate in Italy. Euronews reports on their methods and the controversies surrounding them.
Pope Francis is weighing whether to allow married men to be ordained to make up a shortage of priests
In unusual move, Vatican postpones beatification of first US 'televangelist'
Some saints wear halos, others sport helmets.
Pope Francis on Sunday declared five people saints, including Cardinal John Henry Newman, a leading 19th century Anglican who converted to Catholicism and became one of the most influential Christian figures of modern times.
He has summoned bishops, laypeople and indigenous groups to join him in discussing the environmental and sacramental challenges facing the region.
The pope criticised countries that sell weapons but do not accept refugees from conflicts where arms are used.
An Australian court upheld Cardinal George Pell's sexual abuse convictions.
Emanuela Orlandi disappeared after she left her family's flat in the Vatican City and headed to a music lesson.
Two tombs were reopened in Rome after a family of a 15-year-old who has been missing since 1983 petitioned the family. They didn't find anything inside.
Pope Francis and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the third time on Thursday — but what is the significance of this? And why do people keep talking about the Great Schism of 1054?
In an address to the Foreign Press Association at the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Francis urged journalists to reject fake news and continue reporting on the troubling conditions of suffering people who no longer make it into daily headlines
The Pope led the prayers at the traditional Via Crucis Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum