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Catholicism makes a comeback in London

Rupnik concelebration raises questions on restrictions

After papal visit, spirit of Iraq continues to revive, Dominican priest says

German synodal way backs same-sex blessings

Pope Francis adds Hollerich and four other cardinals to his council of advisers

Portuguese bishops offer mixed reactions to abuse report

Pope Francis Cuts Free and Discounted Rent for Cardinals, Vatican Managers

What have the Jesuits done about Rupnik? A timeline

German bishops apparently ignore Vatican veto

How AI helped shape Asia’s synod document

Pontifical university in Spain asks alumni in survey if they are male, female, or ‘other’

Traditionis custodes: Cardinal says only Vatican can dispense from certain obligations

German bishops’ leader wants ‘common line’ on same-sex blessings ahead of synodal way vote

Canadian Catholic school student who was suspended for protesting transgender bathroom policy speaks out

Four Women Opt Out of German Synodal Way, Saying It ‘Departs From the Universal Church’

Rupnik could be expelled from Jesuits after new abuse allegations

Nigeria’s newest cardinal shares secret behind the highest Mass attendance in the world

Dutch cardinal defends plan to end Sunday celebrations without priests

Beatification Date Announced for Married Couple with Seven Children Martyred by Nazis, Including One Unborn Child

Independent report estimates nearly 5000 abuse victims in Portugal

Pope Francis names Bishop Frank Leo to lead Archdiocese of Toronto in Canada

Benedict XVI Describes ‘Protestantization’ of the Eucharist in Posthumous Publication

French diocese gets apostolic visitation after ordinations suspended

Statue of Mary untouched in earthquake that demolished cathedral in Turkey

Belgian Archbishop: The Fundamental Teachings of the Church Are Currently Under Threat

Pope preaches peace, cooperation, resilience to a Congo ‘gasping for breath’

Pope Francis clarifies comments on sin and homosexuality

The ‘Pastoral Council’ and the Collapse of the Catholic Faith in the Netherlands

Order in the Order: Knights of Malta meet Francis after chapter general

Controversial Dominican priest to lead October retreat for bishops at start of synod

Cardinal Grech: Benedict XVI was misunderstood throughout his life

Holocaust remembrance more crucial than ever, say Jewish-Catholic relations scholars

Spanish priest calls out Father James Martin for his ‘poisoned doctrine’ on homosexuality

The White-Martyr Cardinals’ Dinner

Thief steals St. Michael statue from Mexican church, trips, and is injured by the angel’s sword

Sister André, a Daughter of Charity and oldest known person in world, dies in France at age 118

Brazilian bishop authorizes prayer for private devotion to Benedict XVI

In one of his last interviews Cardinal Pell told OSV News: ‘We are not masters of the apostolic tradition, but its defenders and servants’

Cardinal Schönborn Calls Archbishop Gänswein Book ‘Unseemly Indiscretion,’ Confirms Key Detail of Benedict Papacy

Cardinal Zen ‘very concerned’ about Synod on Synodality

Cardinal George Pell dead at 81

Pope Francis meets with Benedict XVI’s longtime secretary, Archbishop Gänswein

Australians pay tribute to Cardinal Pell as state funeral ruled out

Swiss Bishops Call for Respect for ‘Rules’ After Woman Appears to Concelebrate Mass

Benedict XVI’s ‘radical renewal’ of worship

Pilgrims Throng St. Peter’s Square for Benedict’s Funeral Mass

FULL TEXT: Benedict XVI shares his final thoughts with the Church

The story behind Pope Benedict XVI’s red shoes

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis’ Homily at Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s Funeral Mass

Cardinals Pell, Krajewski reflect on Pope Benedict XVI’s legacy

Benedict XVI’s Health Deteriorates

Benedict XVI’s Health: Vatican Provides Update

Papal calendar: 2023 holds important events for Pope Francis

Cardinal says Rome diocese learned ‘recently’ of Fr. Rupnik accusations

‘We must keep awake’ – Nigerians mourn 40 killed in terror attack

Eritrean authorities free Catholic bishop held 75 days in prison

Benedict’s serious illness raises questions about pope emeritus protocols

Former Religious Sister Makes Bombshell Allegations Against Father Rupnik

Rupnik remains consultor at key Vatican departments despite excommunication

Indian archbishop: Vatican may discipline priests over liturgy protest

Gospel call to conversion lasts a lifetime, pope tells Curia officials

Woman arrested by English police for silent prayer near abortion facility

A married couple with seven children to be beatified by the Catholic Church for martyrdom by Nazis

Pope returns Parthenon marbles in Vatican collection to Greece

English bishop resigns, saying office is ‘too great a burden’

Paglia used charity funds to renovate apartment

Cardinal Ouellet Sues for Defamation Over Accusations of Sexual Assault

Is Pope Francis writing a special message about St. Francis de Sales?

Pope Francis strengthens economic oversight of Vatican foundations

Jesuit artist Father Rupnik’s ministry restricted following reports of abuse allegations

Indian archbishop granted police protection amid liturgy dispute

Journalists Contradict Allegations of ‘Cover Up’ Against John Paul II Before He Was Pope

Experts to study ‘miracle’ attributed to St. John Paul II parents’ intercession

Vatican Website Down In Suspected Hacker Attack

Pope Francis explains to America Magazine why women cannot be ordained priests

Zelensky announces crackdown on Moscow-affiliated Orthodox Church in Ukraine

Vatican says China violated terms of agreement with bishop installation

Exorcist Says Porn Addiction ‘An Opening to the Demonic,’ Despite German Priest’s Controversial Denials

Pope Francis: ‘Jesus did not create bishops’ conferences’

Nun who won The Voice of Italy singing competition leaves consecrated life

Hong Kong Court Convicts Cardinal Zen and 5 Other Democracy Advocates

Vatican publishes cardinals’ critiques of German ‘synodal way’

Pope Francis removes Caritas Internationalis leaders, appoints temporary administrator

Dominican theologian to German Bishop Bätzing: Support for gay agenda is ‘modernist heresy’

Vatican will do whatever possible to broker cease-fire, pope says

Israeli Elections Stir Concern Among Holy Land Christians

German priest contradicts pope and backs pornography as sexual ‘relief’ for celibates

French cleric named bishop in October steps aside for ‘burnout’

As German Bishops Meet at the Vatican, German Catholic Philosopher Urges Pope to Correct Synodal Way’s Course

Vatican auditors sue Secretariat of State, allege widespread financial corruption

Pope Francis calls on religious not to be discouraged by ‘lack of vocations or by aging’

Vatican confirms it is opening abuse investigation of French cardinal

Worldwide women’s rosary announced for Dec. 8: ‘We’re daughters of the Most Holy Virgin’

Ukrainian archbishop tells pope Russia wants to destroy, not negotiate

Swiss Bishop: I No Longer Expect Anything Good From the Upcoming Synod

Irish priest reprimanded by bishop for homilies about sin

In Bahrain, pope calls for full religious freedom, no death penalty

Pope to French bishops: Care for people ‘disoriented’ by ‘Traditionis custodes’

Dozens of Catholic villagers reportedly killed in Central Nigeria raid

Record number of Swiss Catholics left the Church in 2021

From ‘real life’: Papal artist unveils painting of Benedict XVI as pope emeritus

Vatican synodality text calls for structural reforms

Synod on Synodality: Vatican Reveals Framework for Next Stage of Discussions

Pope Francis warns of the danger of ‘spiritual arrogance’

Another Pontifical Academy for Life member criticizes overturning Roe v. Wade

Commission starts planning global report on child protection efforts

Pope Francis appoints pro-abortion economist to Pontifical Academy for Life

Academy for Life president defends appointment of economist

Pope Francis announces decision to extend Synod on Synodality to 2024

Vatican II was ‘necessary,’ retired pope writes to U.S. conference

Ecumenical Patriarch: Better for Patriarch Kirill to step down than back war

Swiss bishop resigns at age 59 due to ‘inner fatigue’

Complaints, coupled with inaction, are poison, pope says

Pope Francis canonizes two new saints: St. Artemide Zatti and St. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini

Pope prays for unity of church as he celebrates anniversary of Vatican II

UK social media arrest: One minute Catholic mom was roasting chicken, the next she was off to jail

Synod on Synodality: Cardinal Müller and Raymond Arroyo (VIDEO)

Order of Malta’s former chancellor writes letter about Pope Francis, calls for unity in time of crisis

Tourist who ‘wanted to see the pope’ smashes busts at the Vatican Museums

Germany’s Synodal Path continues to draw attention in Rome

Public Spat Between German Bishop, Swiss Cardinal Leads to Private Meeting in Rome

Belgian bishop claims Pope Francis approves of blessing ceremony for homosexual couples

What’s behind the ‘woman priest’ Facebook post from the Synod of Bishops?

Cardinal Zen trial adjourned to October

Archbishop calls on consecrated to wear religious dress as a ‘revolutionary’ gesture

7 things to know about Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new Catholic prime minister

Vatican says it restricted East Timor archbishop after abuse allegations

Bishops in Belgium defy Vatican, publish ceremony for blessing same-sex unions

Cardinal Parolin, Russian foreign minister meet at U.N.

Pope Francis’ representative in Ukraine shot at while delivering aid

Missionaries of Charity Will Not Give Up Habit to Enter China, Superior General Says

Northern Ireland census shows more Catholics than Protestants

Canadian bishops working with Vatican on statement rejecting ‘Doctrine of Discovery’

Archbishop Paul Gallagher to represent Pope Francis at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

Interim Leader Discusses the Order of Malta’s 5-Year Renewal Process

‘Eucharistic adoration in every church in Europe’: Prayers for Ukraine on Holy Cross feast

Arriving in Kazakhstan, pope makes case for peace

Opus Dei’s prelate asks for prayers for reform ordered by Pope Francis

Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96

A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s encounters with five popes

Pope Francis replaces Order of Malta governing body, high offices

British Catholics, Pope Francis pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Pope Francis jokes that either he or John XXIV will attend World Youth Day next year

New UK health secretary faces pressure over abortion stance

New cardinals and Pope Francis pay visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope praises Gorbachev’s commitment to harmony, fraternity, progress

Ousted Indian archbishop at center of liturgy dispute is hospitalized

197 cardinals meet behind closed doors — but what is being discussed?

Was Pope John Paul I murdered?

New cardinals feel honored, humbled, ready to promote renewal of church

Former Vatican spokesman: Benedict XVI is ready to meet the Lord

Knights of Malta joust with ‘arbitrary’ Vatican intervention

A question of ‘delicate balance’: How might Pope Francis reform the rules of the conclave?

Cardinal Hollerich: ‘I have no personal agenda’ for the synod on synodality

Pope calls for end to horror, madness on anniversary of war in Ukraine

In predawn raid, Nicaraguan police move bishop, others to Managua

Swiss bishops’ Synod report: Catholic Church denies equality to women and excludes LGBT people

In note to nuns, pope says he is doing everything he can for Ukraine

Cardinal Ouellet named in Canadian sex abuse lawsuit

Vatican enlists influencers to get young, disenchanted Catholics to answer Synod survey

Pope Francis Modifies Governance of Opus Dei: What Will It Mean?

Spanish Shrine Where Our Lady of Fatima Appeared to Sister Lucía is Falling into Ruin

Hong Kong: Five-day trial set for Cardinal Zen, four defendants

Persecuted bishop in Nicaragua tells faithful to overcome evil with good

Pope Francis on birth control: Can the teaching of the Church on contraception change?

In Nicaragua, police besiege a defiant bishop who calls out their ‘chaos’

Opus Dei in Argentina responds to accusations of exploiting women

Traditionis Custodes’ One Year Later, Brings New Pastoral Realities and Challenges

Small businesses invest in common good in local communities, pope says

‘Overstepping the mark’: Is the Order of Malta in serious jeopardy?

Luxembourg’s synod report calls for change on homosexuality, priestly celibacy

Pope Francis apologizes for harm done to indigenous Canadians at residential schools

Priest Who Offered Mass on Inflatable Lounge Chair in Sea: ‘I Was Perhaps Imprudent’

Thieves return relic of Precious Blood of Jesus stolen from medieval church

Vatican warning: Germany’s ‘Synodal Way’ poses ‘threat to the unity of the Church’

Pope’s Canada trip: Beginning and ending with ‘sorry’

‘To guard the charism’: In new decree, Pope Francis makes changes to Opus Dei

Appeals court upholds sentence against former Vatican bank president

New policy says Vatican investments cannot contradict Catholic teaching

Documents detailing Portuguese Inquisition to become available online

Fire destroys half of the Chapels of Light at Lourdes shrine

Do not hide reality of abuse, pope tells religious orders

Pope Francis appoints three women to Dicastery for Bishops

Webb telescope images feed the mind and spirit, Jesuit astronomer says

Leading Laywoman and Co-President of German ‘Synodal Way’ Calls for ‘Nationwide Provision of Abortion’

Humanity has ‘moral obligation’ to fight climate change, pope says

Defendant in Vatican trial claims Pope Francis knew all about the London property deal

Australia council concludes with agreement on equal dignity of men, women

Archbishop Gänswein moved to tears over Benedict XVI’s comment about journey to heaven

Mexican bishops call for day of prayer against crippling violence

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Congolese rite: ‘Peace begins with us’

A day of drama at Australia’s plenary council

Pope Francis Announces Appointment of Women to Committee Selecting New Bishops

Pope Francis: Resisting anger takes ‘tremendous interior strength,’ so ask God for help

Pope at pallium Mass: Church must go out to ‘meet the world’

Pope Francis pens letter on liturgy after Traditionis custodes

Archbishop, Ukrainian president call missile strikes on mall terrorist act

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year logo unveiled after global competition

Two Jesuit priests killed in a church in Mexico

Pope to visit Canada, limiting participation to one hour at various events

Cardinal Zuppi Accused of ‘Incorrect and Misleading’ Spin of Same-Sex Blessing

Catholic marriage is a gift, not a formality, Pope Francis says at World Meeting of Families 2022 opening

Vatican makes archives detailing aid to Jews available online

Cardinal Kasper Warns: German Synodal Way Risks ‘Breaking Its Own Neck’

Pope Francis steps in to appoint new Order of Malta leader

We have a new Vatican constitution, but where are the new curial appointments?

Murdered Nigerians found suffering at foot of cross, bishop says at funeral

Pope Francis told Bishop Bätzing: We don’t need 2 Evangelical churches in Germany

Nigerian priest says he shielded parishioners like chicks during massacre

The Order of Malta has a new head, but has it lost its sovereignty?

At least 50 feared dead in attack on Catholic church in Nigeria

Head of Order of Malta dies unexpectedly

Pope Francis mourns Order of Malta leader Fra’ Marco Luzzago

Pope Francis urges Sicily’s Catholic priests to be moral guides — but to drop the lace

Pope’s knee troubles force cancellation of July trip to Africa

Excavation of Holy Sepulchre May Reveal More Hidden Mysteries: Archaeologists

Pope congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on Platinum Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II: 70 years on the throne

Muslim and Protestant politicians receive Communion at German Catholic event

Vatican relaxes vaccine mandate, masking rules

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, former Vatican secretary of state, dies at 94

German Catholics discuss church reforms, war at 102nd Katholikentag

Deposed Puerto Rican bishop pushes for Pope Francis meeting

Without mentioning Zen’s arrest, Pope Francis says he is praying for the Church in China

Spanish priest responds to Whoopi Goldberg on Nancy Pelosi and Communion

Is Pope Francis about to name new cardinals?

Pope Francis advances sainthood cause of Filipino bishop known for bilocation

German bishops’ leader expresses disappointment in Pope Francis

Pope, with Ukrainian families, to lead rosary for peace May 31

Pope Francis canonizes 10 new saints of the Catholic Church

Goodbye (Hotel) Columbus — Hello to Bill Gates’ Four Seasons Chain?

Canada’s assisted suicide law undercuts palliative care, experts say

Senior German priest leaves Catholic Church

Exorcists Feel Isolated — but This Course Aims to Change That

Spanish Jerusalem Bible changes ‘fishers of men’ to ‘fishers of persons’

Altar boys implore cardinal: Consider our love for Latin Mass

Pope Francis to visit Canada in July

Former Hong Kong Bishop Cardinal Zen Arrested

Cardinal Zen released on bail as Holy See watches ‘with concern’

Cardinal Zen says he’s fine; detentions provoke outcry

Spokane priest at Queen’s castle prompted UK royal security probe

Ethiopia Is Committing Genocide Against the Tigrayan People, Say Priests From Region

What is the Future of Catholic-Russian Orthodox Relations?

Russian Orthodox Church: Pope Francis’ comments about talks with Patriarch Kirill ‘regrettable’

Fact and fiction: Vatican II and the ‘vocations crisis’

Pope Francis to undergo medical procedure for ‘torn ligament’ in knee

Pope Francis Uses Wheelchair in Public for First Time Since Colon Surgery

Spanish bishops ask forgiveness for sexual abuse by Catholic clergy

Pope Francis weeps at Ukraine suffering, calls for daily rosary for peace

Pope tells Russian patriarch they are not ‘clerics of the state’

Pope to Protection Commission: All abuse unacceptable, Church must be trustworthy

Benedict XVI Greets St. John Paul II’s Long-Time Secretary on Canonization Anniversary

Order of Malta: Draft reform would impose term limits, end veto power of Grand Master

‘Extraordinary courage’: Nun intervenes to stop man stabbing Catholic priest in France

German bishop: Pastoral ministers must get training about dementia

Pope Francis has begun a wave of new appointments at the Vatican

Pope to Protection Commission: All abuse unacceptable, Church must be trustworthy

Benedict XVI Greets St. John Paul II’s Long-Time Secretary on Canonization Anniversary

Order of Malta: Draft reform would impose term limits, end veto power of Grand Master

‘Extraordinary courage’: Nun intervenes to stop man stabbing Catholic priest in France

German bishop: Pastoral ministers must get training about dementia

Pope Francis has begun a wave of new appointments at the Vatican

Pope Francis’ Agenda Canceled for Needed ‘Medical Checkups,’ Vatican Says

Vatican clears Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz of negligence in Polish abuse cases

Ukrainian churches call for supervised evacuation of Mariupol

Burger King in Spain apologizes, pulls offensive Holy Week ads

German bishops’ president responds to letter warning of schism risk in synodal path

Pope says no trip to Kyiv, meeting with Russian patriarch canceled

Benedict XVI turns 95 as book focuses on anomaly of 2 popes

Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI ahead of Pope emeritus’ 95th birthday on Holy Saturday

Church of the Holy Sepulchre’s ancient altar rediscovered, researchers say

Vatican adapts Good Friday Way of the Cross after outcry in Ukraine

International Coalition of Bishops Offers ‘Fraternal Letter of Concern’ to German Episcopacy Over ‘Synodal Path’

‘A blow from the devil’: Shattered Fatima statue found in Ukrainian Catholic seminary occupied by Russians

Donnelly presents credentials as U.S. ambassador to Holy See

Pope Francis receives Ukraine’s new Vatican ambassador

Legionaries’ updated abuse report reveals four new allegations

Pope Francis addresses his health problems during in-flight press conference

Cardinal: Vatican looking at implications of possible papal visit to Kyiv

Praedicate Evangelium’ Poses Problems, Some Church Analysts Warn

Priest sends open letter to German cardinal begging him to uphold Catholic teaching on homosexuality

As three feasts converge, Holy Land Christians hope for peace, tourism

English police guidelines change after Catholic MP dies without Last Rites

Christian MP acquitted on all charges after Finland’s Bible tweet trial

Pope apologizes for treatment of Indigenous in Canada, promises to visit

New Vatican instruction: Identity of Catholic schools to be respected by teachers, students

Cardinal Marx: ‘The Catechism is Not Set in Stone. One is Also Allowed to Doubt What it Says’

Vatican ‘House of Cardinals’ – Season 1 recap

Pope consecrates Ukraine, Russia to Mary

Praedicate evangelium: Pope Francis reforms Roman Curia with launch of Vatican constitution

Confession is more about God’s forgiveness than our sins, pope says

TLM typo: Vatican says ‘extraordinary form’ mention in new constitution was a mistake

Pope says war in Ukraine is ‘unbearable’ and ‘shameful’

Praedicate evangelium: Things you might have missed in the new Vatican constitution

Pope Francis to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Pope invites bishops to join him in consecration of Russia and Ukraine

Our Lady of Fatima Arrives in Ukraine Prior to March 25 Consecration

Papal consecration of Russia, Ukraine has history of controversy behind it

Nonstop bombing, exploding buildings: Priest describes Mariupol attacks

Is the viral video of the Blessed Sacrament traveling through Kyiv fact or fiction?

Mexican diocese to deny communion to Catholic politicians who voted to legalize abortion

Pope Francis sends cardinals to Ukraine, where ‘rivers of blood and tears flow’

Vatican secretary of state speaks with Russian foreign minister

Order of Malta working hard to bring relief to the Ukrainian refugees at the border and in the Transcarpathia region

‘I believe I’m holding Mary’s hand,’ says Catholic journalist chronicling war in Kyiv

Nordic Catholic Bishops: German ‘Synodal Way’ Fills Us with Worry

People who joined Cardinal Pell ‘pile-on’ guilty of ‘intellectual cowardice,’ says speaker

Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2022

Argentine Bishop Zanchetta Convicted of Sexually Abusing Seminarians

Ukrainian Catholic Leader: ‘Let Us Pray for Our Enemies’

Pope Francis hears ‘exchange of views’ on Order of Malta’s future

Ukraine conflict: Bomb hits Catholic diocese’s headquarters in besieged city

Aid transport has reached Ukraine – Order of Malta network supplies refugees

Pope to make long-promised trip to South Sudan in July; also going to Congo

Pope Francis cancels Ash Wednesday Mass, trip to Florence due to knee pain

Vatican Decries ‘Tragic’ Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Pope phones Ukrainian archbishop, offers encouragement, prayers

Things to know about the Catholic Church in Ukraine

Priest Working for EWTN Risks Life to Stay in Ukraine: ‘Our Life Is in God’s Hands’

FSSP says Pope Francis has issued decree confirming its use of 1962 liturgical books

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader expresses ‘fraternal concern’ over German ‘Synodal Way’

Becciu’s ‘classified’ tech company linked to Trump-Russia allegations

Pope Francis changes structure of Vatican doctrinal office

Archbishop Gänswein Tells Inside Story of Benedict XVI’s Response to the Munich Abuse Report

Pope Francis Gives Personal Reflection on 52 Years of Priesthood

Vatican statistics show global imbalance in ratio of Catholics per priest

Ukraine chaplain sees his mission as helping troops protect their humanity

Retired pope asks forgiveness in response to Munich abuse report

Cardinal Müller: For Faithful Catholics, It’s a ‘Time of Tribulation and Psychological Terror’

Cardinal Duka Defends Pope Benedict XVI

Cardinal Hollerich and the Destabilization of Doctrine

Quebec bishops lament government’s COVID vaccine passport for Mass attendance

Archbishop Gänswein: Movement Wants to Destroy Benedict XVI’s Life and Work

Germany’s Synodal Assembly calls for change on deacons, bishops’ selection

Dominican priest killed in Vietnam

Pope Pius XII knew early about Holocaust and saved many Jews

Vatican projects budget deficit for 2022 as pandemic continues

Shouting man removed from General Audience by Vatican police, Swiss Guards

Cardinal Hollerich says church teaching on gays ‘no longer correct’

Who is Benedict XVI? Cardinal Filoni shares his testimony

‘Papa’ steps in: Francis to decide personally on Order of Malta reforms

Benedict XVI confirms he attended disputed 1980 meeting in Munich

Vatican Defends Benedict XVI Saying Don’t Look for ‘Scapegoats’

Pope Francis to parents: Never condemn a child

‘Our Future Is in Danger’: 1,000-Year-Old Order of Malta in Turmoil Amid Crunch Talks

Munich cardinal to remain in office, apologizes for role in abuse cases

Large Numbers of Austrian Faithful Differ With Hierarchy Over Strict Vaccine Mandate

Pope: People must never forget or repeat horrors of Holocaust

Puerto Rican Archbishop Condemns Toppling of Colonist’s Statue Ahead of Spanish King’s Visit

Vatican projects budget deficit for 2022 as pandemic continues

Pope declares St. Irenaeus a doctor of the church

Vatican appeal court confirms former IOR officials liable for mismanagement

German report accuses Benedict XVI of abuse coverup. What does it say?

Synod of Bishops’ resources website links to women’s ordination group

Order of Malta sovereignty will be ‘totally preserved,’ Tomasi promises

People’s mistakes and sins do not frighten God, pope says at audience

Pope Francis laments ‘cancel culture’ in annual address to diplomats

Vatican’s COVID Mandate Part 2: December Decree Repeats Failed February Effort

Catholic nun who secretly baptized babies under communism dies at 92

Vatican announces ‘Pilgrims of Hope’ as motto for Holy Year 2025

Brazil to have a statue of Jesus larger than Christ the Redeemer

Pope’s music library contains nearly 2,000 CDs, includes Elvis

Pope Francis Receives Manifesto Challenging German ‘Synodal Way’

Pope Francis: Let us place the new year under the protection of Mary

St. Joseph teaches fatherly love in ‘orphaned’ world, pope says

Pope Francis: Society Loses When ‘Dogs and Cats Take the Place of Children’

English cardinal grateful to be honored by queen in annual New Year’s list

Benedict XVI, Munich, and Cover-Up Claims: Why an Old Allegation is Resurfacing

Catholic Church in Poland plans to reach out to young people in 2022

Pope Francis’ 8th Consistory of New Cardinals Expected in 2022

Pope asks pontifical council to begin planning Holy Year 2025

Archbishop of Lima says Jesus died as a layman and without offering a sacrifice

Though problems abound, God-given hope never fails, pope says

5 things to know about the new ministry of catechist

India’s Choking of Funds to Missionaries of Charity and Other NGOs Draws Outcry

September 2022 date set for beatification of John Paul I

Vatican’s New Guidelines Further Restrict Traditional Rites

Vatican mandates vaccination for most employees

Cardinal Pell to Becciu: What was that $2M payment actually for?

COVID-19 vaccines present ‘no ethical problem,’ says head of papal academy

Pope Joan: Old rituals, wild imaginations led to legend, archivist says

Vatican liturgy office issues guidelines for catechist ministry

Pope welcomes first group of asylum-seekers from Cyprus

Pope Francis: Halving of Jesuit numbers worldwide is a lesson in humility

Vatican asked Hungarian government for Budapest building bailout

Cardinal Pell Has One Question for Cardinal Becciu: ‘Will He Just Tell Us What the Money Was Sent for?’

France’s interior minister condemns threats against Catholics during procession

Vatican publishes schedule of pope’s Christmas liturgies

He Said What?? Bishop Sparks Backlash Over Santa Claus Comments

Traditional Catholics Sound Alarm As Rome Suppresses Most Old Rite Sacraments

Pope Francis apologizes for mistakes of Catholics in meeting with Greek Orthodox leaders in Athens, Greece

Mexican cardinals and bishops convicted for denouncing pro-abortion, socialist government

Archbishop Gänswein: Benedict XVI had three COVID-19 vaccine doses ‘out of conviction’

Pope blasts ‘Nazi dictatorship’ EU

Vatican Nativity crèche inspired by Peru’s Andean region

Cardinal Müller Criticizes ‘Traditionis Custodes’ in Preface of New Book

Syro-Malabar Catholic Church leaders want a uniform liturgy. Why are they facing resistance?

Belarus: Order of Malta supports migrants in the border area

When Was Jesus Born? Italian Researcher Puts Christ’s Birth in December, 1 BC

Pope, arriving in Cyprus, tells Catholics to celebrate, welcome diversity

Amid protests against Italy’s vaccine rules, Cardinal Parolin says Church’s message is clear

Pope accepts resignation of Paris archbishop, who denies accusations

Paris archdiocese to present plans for Notre-Dame’s interior amid outcry

Cardinal Gerhard Müller Calls COVID-Related Sacrament Restrictions ‘Grave Sin’

The lonely can find an ‘ally’ in St. Joseph, pope says at audience

Rome Parish Mourns Young Homeless Man Who Spurred Acts of Charity

Here’s what Italy’s Cardinal Zuppi said at the launch of a book on the papacy’s future

Christmas tree arrives in St Peter’s Square (VIDEO)

Sir David Amess: Slain Catholic Lawmaker is Remembered as ‘True Bridge-Builder’ at Requiem Mass

Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis is beatified in Poland

Latin America’s bishops to confront increasing poverty after COVID-19

Pope Francis speaks to Italy’s Catholic bishops in ‘strictly private’ meeting

Spanish bishop gets civilly married

Pope Francis: ‘The Church is not a political organization that has left and right wings’

To fight child labor, eliminate poverty, give adults fair wages, pope says

Benedict XVI meets with recipients of the Ratzinger Prize

Latin American bishops’ assembly to learn from Indigenous communal work

Cardinal Sarah calls Catholic priests to spiritual renewal in new book

Order of Malta’s 79th Grand Master to be buried in Maltese cathedral’s crypt

Former Prince & Grand Master of the Order of Malta Dies

This is the prayer to the Holy Spirit that Pope Francis wants every Catholic to know

Catholic Bishops in Portugal Approve Independent Clerical Abuse Commission

‘Traditionis Custodes’: Rome Diocese Bans Traditional Latin Mass for Easter Triduum

Sydney Archbishop Urges Public Opposition to New South Wales Euthanasia Bill

At COP26, Vatican delegation calls for solidarity with poorer nations

Spanish Bill That Would Criminalize Prayer Near Abortion Facilities Called a ‘Danger to Democracy’

Pope sets date for canonization of Blessed de Foucauld, others

Benedict XVI marks 10th anniversary of Orthodox leader’s death

Pope Francis names Franciscan sister to No. 2 position in Vatican City State

Bethlehem is open for business, waiting for tourists

Spanish bishop critical of Joe Biden’s claim that pope said he can receive Communion

Pope plans Dec. 2-6 visit to Cyprus and Greece

‘A moment of great joy’: English cardinal ordains ex-Anglican bishop as Catholic priest

Influential German Lay Catholic Reveals Radical Goals, Methods of Synodal Way

Cardinal Pell: ‘Resistance’ in the Secretariat of State Cost Vatican Money in London Deal

The Mystery of the ‘Agatha Christie Indult’

Journalists Protest as Vatican Cancels Live Coverage of Joe Biden Greeting Pope Francis

Order of Malta Thanks Pope Francis for Choosing to ‘Accelerate the Process of Reform’

Knights say cardinal will check Order of Malta leadership

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

This new blessed spent her short life loving the poor and marginalized

Climate crisis requires ‘radical decisions,’ pope tells BBC listeners

That time a priest was reprimanded by a saint

Vatican: Christians, Hindus can bring hope to those in despair

Catholics can get an indulgence for the dead by praying at a cemetery any day this November

Benedict XVI is ‘Full of Zest for Life,’ Says Archbishop Gänswein

Catholic leader says his archdiocese won’t take part in global synodal process, citing ‘ideological’ risk

Two Philippine dioceses close cemeteries for All Saints’, All Souls’ days

Journalists astounded Catholic priest denied opportunity to give last rites to dying MP

Godfather Ban: Sicilian Catholic Diocese Suspends Naming of Godparents at Baptism for 3 Years

Spanish bishop who resigned from office will attempt marriage

Rector Father Peter Harman to End Term at North American College Seminary in Rome

Cardinal Burke says he is recovering from COVID, urges Catholics to pray the rosary

Vatican Issues Decree Clarifying Responsiblities for Translation of Latin Liturgical Texts

Ex-Anglican bishop: As a Catholic, I want to help the persecuted abroad and marginalized Christians at home

Michael Nazir-Ali, Prominent Former Anglican Bishop, Received Into Catholic Church

10 things you need to know about how Fatima’s ‘Miracle of the sun’ ended an Atheist regime

Polish bishops, at Vatican, call punishment for abuse cover-up lopsided

German Synodal Path Dominated by ‘Political Activists’ With ‘Radical Demands,’ Say Two Participants

Recognizing miracle, pope clears way for beatification of John Paul I

Murdered British lawmaker was Catholic, pro-life

Prince of Monaco recognized for supporting Christians in the Holy Land

Number of New Catholic Seminarians in Poland Falls by Nearly 20% Year on Year

White House Confirms Oct. 29 Meeting Between Pope Francis and Joe Biden

German ‘Synodal Way’ extended to 2023 as assembly ends abruptly after votes on sexual morality, priesthood

Pope, religious leaders plead for peace, compassion, care for the earth

Pope Francis to declare St Irenaeus a Doctor of the Church with title ‘Doctor of Unity’

‘Awakening of the silent majority’: Pro-lifers take to streets in Mexico

Legion of Christ accused of hiding $295 million from the Vatican

330,000 children abused in French Catholic Church over 70 years, landmark report estimates

Pope Francis mourns ‘self-sacrificing’ cardinal who announced Benedict XVI’s election

Anglican Archbishop Welby wearing St Paul VI’s pastoral ring

President Biden expected to meet Pope Francis at end of October, sources say

A Pandemic Pilgrimage to Lourdes Was a Calculated Risk, With Plenty of Blessings

Mexican archbishop abolishes FSSP parish, citing decree of Pope Francis

Surgeon who operated on Cardinal Sarah: ‘I could feel his holiness’

Vatican Clarifies COVID-19 Vaccine-Pass Rules for Employees

Pope Francis decries abortion and euthanasia as treating human life like ‘waste’

German Catholic Bishop Suggests ‘Synodal Way’ is Using Abuse Crisis to Reshape Church

In Plenary Council, Australians search for ‘a new way of living as church’

Pope rips EWTN ‘work of the devil’

Pope Francis to Slovakian Jesuits: ‘Some people wanted me to die’ amid health problems

German cardinal contributed to ‘crisis of trust’ on abuse, will take leave

Canadian archbishop: Only fully vaccinated can attend Mass

Salvadoran Archbishop Thanks President for Promise Not to Approve Pro-Abortion Constitutional Changes

Vatican requires vaccine pass for visitors, employees

Pope names Special Delegate for the Memores Domini association

Cardinal Kasper on German Synod: ‘Many Wonder Whether All This Is Still Entirely Catholic’

On papal flight, Pope Francis tackles debate over Communion for politicians who support abortion

Pope Francis says Benedict XVI rightly warned against not respecting life

Benedict XVI: Legalization of same-sex marriage is ‘a distortion of conscience’

New bishop in Philippines pledges an environment-focused ministry

Cardinal Wyszynski and Mother Czacka beatified in Poland

South Sudan church leaders frustrated by lack of progress in nuns’ murders

Pope Francis at International Eucharistic Congress: ‘Let’s make time for Adoration’

Will the Swiss Guard Allow Women Soldiers in the Future?

St John Paul II’s Reaction to 9/11

Synod guidelines urge ‘living’ synodality in local churches

Church of England bishop to be received into the Catholic Church

International Eucharistic Congress kicks off Sunday in Budapest

Eucharist is source of joy, God’s presence, speakers tell global congress

What role does the Eucharist hold in the Eastern Orthodox Church?

Miracle recipients to attend beatification of Cardinal Wyszynski and Mother Czacka

Mexican Supreme Court invalidates second state law against abortion

Spanish bishop allegedly stepped down because of relationship with novelist

Pope Francis appoints Vatican Master of Ceremonies Msgr. Guido Marini to Italian diocese

Pope Francis makes changes to the Vatican’s Chapter of St. Peter

Traditionis custodes: Traditional Catholic institutes appeal to French bishops for ‘mediator’

Cardinal Burke tweets that his condition is improving

Bishop Athanasius Schneider Grants Religious Exemption Certificate for Those That Do Not Want to Receive Abortion-Tainted Vaccines

After Afghanistan withdrawal, pope denounces attempts to impose democracy

Desperate Afghan Christians turned away at airport, aid groups say

Cardinal Hollerich: EU should showcase values by welcoming Afghan refugees

Pope Francis: Do not water down the truth of the Eucharist

Pope Francis Urges Catholic Lawmakers to Protect Human Dignity Online

Costa Rican bishop suspends priest for saying Ordinary Form Mass in Latin and ad orientem

Traditional Catholic Institutes to Discuss ‘Traditionis Custodes’ Amid Talk of Visitations

Retired archbishop calls Pope Francis’ Traditional Latin Mass restrictions ‘a regrettable step backwards’

What happens when the pope receives a head of state?

Variants vs. vaccines – is the COVID-19 race ever going to end? – analysis

Vaccination is an act of love, pope says in ad campaign

Terrified Christians in Afghanistan brace for attacks: ‘We are coming for you’

Caritas Italy, Jesuits suspend activities in Afghanistan

As COVID-19 spreads, Tokyo Archdiocese suspends public Masses

Cardinal injured, priest dead after earthquake in Haiti

Dicastery for Laity, Family, Life celebrates 5th anniversary

Cardinal Burke ‘in serious, but stable condition’

After Maronite patriarch pressured, U.S. advocates express support

Brazilian bishop resigns after leak of explicit video

Pope Francis speaks on phone at end of general audience

Jesus is life-giving bread, not just ‘side dish,’ pope says

After 7 Years on Death Row in Pakistan, Christian Couple Granted Asylum in Europe

Report: Envelope with three bullets addressed to Pope Francis intercepted

Cardinal Burke tests positive for COVID-19

Rwandan immigrant turns himself in for killing French Montfort provincial

Polish artist designs stunning monstrances with Virgin Mary: ‘Beauty leads to God’

Benedictine Monks Return to Historic Solignac Abbey for First Time Since French Revolution

Report: 17 Christians killed every day in Nigeria in first half of 2021

‘Today is a day of strength’: Mass commemorates Beirut blast victims

Pope Francis: ‘With the truth of the Gospel, one cannot negotiate’

Musicologist hopes to reconstruct 12-century organ from Bethlehem church

Pope Francis: ‘The Lord wants a loving relationship with us’

Southern Africa: Bishops thank Pope Francis for his concern over recent disturbances.

Location-based apps pose security risk for Holy See

Benedict XVI laments lack of faith within Church institutions in Germany

Vatican shows $78 million budget deficit, releases report on investments

A clarion call to end the scourge of Human Trafficking

Gold medalist weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz inspires the Philippines with her victory and Catholic devotion

Bad blood: Old rivalry revives at Vatican property trial

Dutch Catholic bishop: Traditionis custodes appears to be a ‘declaration of war’

Elderly are to be valued, not discarded, pope says

Pope Francis says he is close to ‘the dear Cuban people’ after largest protests in decades

Pope will lead Angelus, not Mass, on world day for elderly

Cardinal Müller critiques Pope Francis’ ‘harsh’ response to extraordinary form, compared to German Synodal Way

Polish nuns killed by Soviet army as World War II ended showed courage

Meet Our Lady of Kibeho: The only approved Marian apparition in Africa

Philippine bishops support pope’s letter on traditional liturgies

Cardinal Burke Questions the Authority of Pope Francis to Eliminate the Traditional Latin Mass

Pope’s upcoming itinerary in Budapest and Slovakia is released

Latin Mass Supporters React With Dismay to Pope’s Severe New Restrictions

In midst of unprecedented protests in Cuba, Christian Movement calls for free elections

More than 220,000 people left the Catholic Church in Germany in 2020

Pope released from hospital, prays at Rome basilica

Road to nowhere: Vatican made 7m investment in fake US highway 

The Politics of the Deal: Why Was the Medieval Abbey of Pontigny Sold to a Non-Catholic Businessman Rather than to the FSSP?

Tokyo archbishop asks Olympic athletes not to visit Catholic churches during games

Pope Francis to Lead Sunday Angelus from Hospital After Intestinal Surgery

Vatican foundation honors Abu Dhabi crown prince with ‘Man of Humanity’ award

Polish Catholic Archbishop Asks for Coadjutor After Vatican Negligence Probe

Vatican ‘foreign minister’: ‘We are against the idea that abortion could be a human right’

Haitian church ‘stunned’ by president’s assassination, says bishop

Former Protestant takes final vows as cloistered nun in Spain

Pope announces visit to Hungary, Slovakia in September

Pope Francis Thanks Benedict XVI on His 70th Ordination Anniversary

Priest ordained in Spanish diocese after almost 11 years without vocations

French Archbishop to Expel Traditional Priestly Fraternity in Anticipation of New Papal Decree

‘Lourdes Nights’ to draw pilgrims to French shrine after pandemic closure

Catholics must know how Peter’s Pence is spent, Vatican official says

New Manila archbishop promises to be a shepherd who listens to his sheep

All-Ireland Primate: Government revealed First Communion delay in ‘grossly disrespectful’ way

Pope Francis: ‘There cannot and must not be any opposition between faith and science’

Indigenous leader in Canada cautions against arsons at churches

Pope Francis warns against preachers who sow division online

Italy’s ‘Anti-Homophobia’ Law: Vatican Request Sparks Church-State Debate

Why was Spider-Man at Pope Francis’ general audience?

New Manila archbishop promises to be a shepherd who listens to his sheep

Burkina Faso names street in honor of Pope emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope to grandparents, all elderly people: ‘You are needed’

EU founding father Robert Schuman declared ‘venerable’ by Pope Francis

Church in Venezuela calls for a day of prayer and fasting for the liberation of the country

Meeting between Pope Francis and President Biden did not happen

On the cross and still today, Jesus prays for everyone, pope says

EU bishops criticize report for stance on abortion, conscience clauses

Myanmar Military Arrest Catholic Priest Amid Crackdown

Poland is consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Caritas tells G7 leaders debt relief is key to global COVID-19 recovery

Cardinal Zen says possible restrictions to extraordinary form Mass are ‘worrying’

Why Is a French Catholic Archdiocese Expelling the FSSP?

The New York Times Admits It Was Wrong About Pius XII

Pope Francis: Say the ‘Jesus Prayer’ throughout the day

Instituted Lay Ministries: Acolytes, Lectors, and Catechists, Oh My!

Sr. Maria Laura Mainetti: Nun stabbed to death by three teenage girls is beatified

Cardinal Marx: Pope Francis’ Resignation Decision a ‘Great Challenge’

Pope names South Korea bishop prefect for clergy

Cardinal Kasper ‘Very Worried’ About German Church’s ‘Synodal Way’

Pope Francis expresses sorrow after Indigenous children’s graves found at Church-run school

‘It’s heady stuff’: A composer turns St. John Henry Newman’s much-loved words into music

Pope Francis believed to be preparing restrictions for the traditional Mass

Cardinal Marx Offers Resignation to Pope Francis

Pope Francis unveils sweeping reform of Catholic Church’s penal sanctions

Australian state moves to cancel Catholic cemeteries

Church says ‘all formalities completed’ before twice-divorced UK PM’s wedding at Catholic cathedral

How the Pope’s canonical reform closes door on German deaconesses

Paris archbishop laments attack on Catholics honoring city’s martyrs

Pope Francis Takes Back June for Man-Woman Marriage

Pope Francis’ Plans for Trip to Hungary Spark Diplomatic Unease

New high school in Iraq with emphasis on classical education has U.S. ties

Pope Francis encourages Italian bishops as the conference begins ‘synodal journey’

Pope Francis appoints Archbishop Arthur Roche as successor to Cardinal Sarah

Pope orders visitation of Archdiocese of Cologne

Cardinal: Renewal of Knights of the Holy Sepulchre goes deeper than swords

Italian cardinal: Our synodal journey will not be like Germany’s

Cardinal Müller calls on Pope Francis to intervene with the Church in Germany

Defenders of Pope Pius XII Pay Tribute to Sister Margherita Marchione

Vatican revises synod process, beginning with local consultation

Polyglot priest beatified after miraculous healing of unborn baby

Pope calls for prayers for forgiveness, coexistence in Holy Land

Benedict XVI to minor seminary: What has withered in Germany still blossoms in Poland

Pope Francis and John Kerry meet at the Vatican

Perseverance is necessary for prayer, pope says

Malta’s president: I would rather resign than sign abortion bill

New Bishop of Hong Kong says ‘no’ then ‘yes’ to appointment

St John Paul II’s Hero: Stefan Wyszyński Faced Communism With Clear Eyes and a Steel Spine; the ‘Primate of the Millennium,’ Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, will be beatified in Warsaw on Sept. 12

George Weigel lauds ‘thoroughly lovable’ John Paul II 101 years after saint’s birth

Pope Francis Institutes Lay Ministry of Catechist in New Motu Proprio

Polish pilgrims mark anniversary of attempt to assassinate St. John Paul

Pope recalls 40th anniversary of attack on Saint Pope John Paul II

Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem says violence requires ‘an urgent intervention’

In Gaza, tiny Catholic community tries to stay in touch during airstrikes

Catholic university in India opens COVID-19 care centers

General Audiences with the presence of the faithful to resume on May 12

Priests must build a post-pandemic missionary Church, says Vatican clergy chief

Pope approves 7 new invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

Cardinal Burke and Seven Other Princes of the Church Made Cardinal Priests

What’s the difference between a cardinal priest and a cardinal deacon?

Pope prays emergency workers in India find strength to persevere

CNEWA launches appeal to help Indian churches respond to COVID-19 crisis

Nigerian priest thought missing resurfaces after followers storm episcopal residence

Sainthood cause opened for Filipino priest killed by Islamists in 2000

Pope Francis at the general audience: Christian meditation ‘is not a withdrawal into ourselves’

Lord David Alton Is Not Remaining Silent on China and Human Rights

Cardinal Pell: ‘The duty of the German bishops is to uphold the teachings of Scripture’

Postulator: St. John Paul II remains a ‘prophetic voice’ seven years after canonization

Venezuela’s ‘doctor of the poor’ beatified in austere ceremony

Public Masses to resume in Ireland from May 10 with 50-person limit

Polish Catholics commemorate fifth of diocesan priests killed in World War II

Five Catholic priests in Indian diocese die of COVID-19 in 10 days

Irish archbishop meets with govt. officials over law issuing fines, jail time for Mass attendance

St. John Paul II bust vandalized outside Polish Catholic church in Paris

Pressure Intensifies on Catholic Church to Change Teaching That Homosexuality Is ‘Intrinsically Disordered’

Police seize altar wine in Quebec, say it’s illegal to import it

Pope calls for month-long global prayer marathon for end of pandemic

Catholic bishops urge parishes in England and Wales to reach out to ‘COVID curious’

Vatican Hospital makes important breakthrough in cancer research

Vatican official: Pope to advance sainthood cause of EU ‘founding father’ Robert Schuman

Benedict XVI’s private secretary says it’s ‘inappropriate’ to rank popes

Faith is bolstered by prayer, not money, power, media, pope says

Christian leaders in Nigeria allege Islamization attempt after recent judicial appointments

London cardinal leads Catholics in mourning death of Prince Philip

Taizé leader: Young people are longing to meet together again

Vatican Observatory’s new website a launch pad to show the Catholic Church supports science

Despite Flagrant Dissent of Father Hans Küng, Some Church Leaders Pay Glowing Tribute

Catholic martyrs’ bones identified almost 150 years after discovery in an attic

Controversial Way of the Cross in Mexico depicts radical feminists beating Christ

Pope ‘moved’ by registry of nighttime adoration he attended

Pope Francis sends Easter message to Philippines to mark 500th anniversary of first Mass

Easter celebrations return to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Easter Message of Fra’ Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta

Pope Francis Tells Priests at Chrism Mass: ‘The Cross is Non-Negotiable’

Benedict XVI ‘Delighted’ by Year of St. Joseph Proclaimed by Pope Francis

Let the children come to me: Pope’s Via Crucis meditations written by kids

World group for Catholic leaders opens courses to public; totalitarianism, human rights, reality of Islam

Cardinal Dziwisz: St. John Paul II’s last days ‘a source of consolation’ for pandemic-hit world

Cardinal Zen expresses ‘pain and indignation’ at St. Peter’s Basilica private Mass restrictions

‘O crux, ave spes unica!’: The story of the crucifix St. John Paul II held on his last Good Friday

Same-Sex Blessing Reaction Echoes Rollout of Humanae Vitae

‘Like a Museum’: Dead Silence in St. Peter’s Basilica as Suppression of Individual Masses Comes into Force

Vatican releases pope’s Holy Week, Easter schedule

Philippine president threatens to close Catholic churches that hold public Masses

Discovery of biblical scrolls shows importance of Greek Old Testament, scholar says

Couples who miscarry will be eligible for paid leave under New Zealand bill

Catholic bishops urge Sri Lankan government to release report on 2019 Easter bombings

Vatican says no blessing gay unions, no negative judgment on gay people

Pope praises Filipino Catholics as joyful witnesses of the Gospel

St. Peter’s Basilica to end private Masses, restrict Masses in extraordinary form

“Humanae Vitae” Farewell. Here Comes the One Who Will Celebrate Its Funeral

Portugal’s Catholic bishops welcome presidential veto of euthanasia bill

German archbishop, bishop offer resignations in wake of abuse report

Indian priest suspended after alleged attack on bishop

Iraq visit was ‘sign of hope’ for suffering people, pope says

Pope Francis: Going to confession is ‘abandoning oneself to Love’

Pope, Iraqi Shiite leader affirm importance of dialogue, respect

Catholic nun begs police not to shoot protesters during Myanmar unrest

Vatican cardinal supports common Easter date for Catholics, Orthodox

Australian priest: More homeless in Hong Kong than he’s seen in 36 years

Poland’s Catholic bishops work with religious orders to strengthen child protection system

Ireland’s Catholic bishops announce national synodal assembly

Japan’s Catholic bishops mark 10th anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Cardinal Sarah says he has ‘never opposed the pope’ in first interview since stepping down

Pope arrives in Iraq, promoting peace, tolerance, equality

Plan to Exhume Body of US-Born Nun Buried in England Withdrawn After Outcry

For Lent, read the Gospel, fast from gossip, pope says at Angelus

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops

Cardinal Cantalamessa: ‘Jesus is holy and makes us holy’

Honduras Makes Its Abortion Ban Permanent: “All Human Beings Have a Right to Life”

Catholic bishops express ‘pain and sadness’ at Poland’s ‘rainbow halo’ verdict

More than 90% of Poles identify as Catholics despite increasing secularization

Australia’s Catholic bishops issue plenary council working document

Cardinal’s Lenten meditation: Conversion is call to renew, rekindle faith

What changes may be coming to the College of Cardinals in 2021?

Fight temptation with faith, prayer, penance, pope says at Angelus

Man dies on his knees in front of altar in Mexico City church

Pandemic, security pose challenges, but pope, Iraqis, hopeful for visit

Filipino Catholics grateful for easing of Mass restrictions as Lent begins

Vatican reminds bishops of Holy Week guidelines during pandemic

‘Offer the light of the Gospel’: Tehran’s new Catholic archbishop is ordained

Lent is time to grow in faith, hope, love and to share them, pope says

Bishops call for renewed emphasis on faith as Australia marks 200 years of Catholic education

Vatican expects deficit of $60 million in 2021

Pope Francis gives Roman Curia 17th-century text as Lenten reading

Is Cardinal Woelki Being Targeted Because of His Concerns About Germany’s Synodal Path?

Catholic missionary priest nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Lent is time to grow in faith, hope, love and to share them, pope says

Pope Francis tells diplomats ‘right to life’ is a foundational human right

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI Receive Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pope establishes World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

Hong Kong Catholic lawyer nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Blessed Sacrament found intact after explosion at Madrid parish

WYD organizers release official theme song for Lisbon 2023 gathering

Poland’s ‘Rainbow Halo’ Trial Begins: ‘This Image is Very Offensive to Many People’

Pope Francis sends condolences after 32 killed in suicide bombings in Iraq

Confusion twice confounded: On the motu proprio Spiritus Domini

Vatican diplomat highlights growing religious intolerance

Twenty Catholic Missionaries Killed Worldwide in 2020

Paraguay’s Congress responds to legalization of abortion in Argentina with a minute of silence

When does the secular media ignore Pope Francis? Whenever he speaks out against abortion

“Those who question the sanctity of John Paul II don’t know what they’re talking about”

Pope proclaims year dedicated to St. Joseph

Longtime Exorcist: Satanism Is Growing in Western Societies

Cardinal Pell on What He Learned From His Time In Prison: ‘The Christian Package Works’

JPII Biographer: ‘Pathological’ McCarrick ‘Lied to’ the Pope

Vatican diplomats: ‘political correctness’ is hindering religious freedom

Vatican: Catholic schools facing ‘dramatic situation’ amid pandemic

Pope reveals why he said ‘no’ to married priests

Polish bishops: Respect all people, but don’t accept LGBT+ views uncritically

Catholic catechesis directory addresses gender, biological sex, and bioethics

Head of Vatican Finances: No Default but ‘Difficult Years’ Ahead