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?
The Vatican has published a document that takes aim at modern gender identity theory.
The paper is called “Male and female He created them” is directed to Catholic schools, instructing them in ways to counter efforts to: “deny the natural difference between a man and a woman”.
Pope Francis will meet the patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church during his visit to the country, where Catholics are a minority.
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
Pope Francis' aide restored electricity for hundreds of people by crawling down a manhole in Rome.
The Pope led the prayers at the traditional Via Crucis Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum
"Be humble", Pope Francis urges Catholic Church
The faithful got on their knees on Thursday to crawl up newly-unveiled marble steps, also known as Scala Sancta, at the Vatican.
The deeply-worn Scala Sancta (Holy Stairs) were brought to light for the first time in 300 years after a seven-year restoration.
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On Monday, (March 25) Pope Francis visited a Catholic shrine in Loreto, he repeatedly withdrew his right hand as a long line of people bowed and tried to kiss the ring on it.
The last time 85-year-old Sister Maria Concetta Esu met the Pope, she arrived in a canoe.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Monday that he has written to King Felipe VI and Pope Francis urging them to apologise for "massacres and oppression."
Cardinal Barbarin says Pope has refused his resignation
Australian Cardinal Pell has been convicted of sexual offences against 2 minors, and sentenced to six years in prison. Pell is the most senior member of the Catholic Church to have been convicted, but remains a Cardinal pending further investigation by the Vatican.
Nearly 200 church leaders gathered this weekend to address the abuse crisis.
Pope, ending conference, calls for 'all-out battle' against abuse of minors
"This is abuse of power by the administration," Cardinal Reinhard Marx told bishops at a Vatican summit on preventing sexual abuse.
Pope Francies leads a four-day summit in the Vatican into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
The Vatican is holding a four-day summit called by Pope Francis to tackle the Catholic Church's long-standing crisis.
Pope Francis has summoned senior Catholic clergy to the Vatican to hold a summit on how to deal with the issue of sexual abuse
Theodore McCarrick is the highest ranking member of the Catholic Church to be expelled in modern times.
Pope Francis flew to the United Arab Emirates, where he will meet Muslim leaders in an effort to promote interfaith dialogue.
Pope Francis has launched a new app called 'Click to Pray' - he made the announcement during his traditional Sunday address in St Peter's Square.
The Vatican has launched its official track team composed of priests, nuns and Swiss guards.
Pope Francis impressed everyone on Wednesday (January 2) with his footballball twirling skills, helped by a group of Cuban circus performers who joined him at his weekly general audience in the Vatican.