The life of Pope Francis may be in danger from the mafia, according to a senior Italian prosecutor.
Nicola Gratteri, a prosecutor in southern
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
The Vatican announced Friday that it has frozen the funds of a senior cleric who is at the centre of a suspected money smuggling
A fun four-minute video narrating the life of Pope Francis using cartoons and animation has been published by faith website Catholic Link. It has
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
Analyst, philosopher, psychoanalyst, Julia Kristeva is one of the few figures of the French intelligensia widely recognised throughout the world. Of
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
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
Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have
These are momentous days for the Vatican as the Catholic community rallies round the pope. The church is now leaderless, but primed for renewal
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 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
Euronews learned more about the Pope’s decision to step down from Father Federico Lombardi, a spokesman for the Holy See and director of Vatican
Vatican analyst Angela Ambrogetti has published many articles about the Holy See and the various popes. Euronews asked for her assessment of Benedict
euronews has been given an exclusive interview in the Palazzo Apostolico, the administrative heart of the Vatican. It is here that the Roman Catholic