VATICAN CITY (RNS) The prisoners’ children will have a midday meeting with Francis and be given colored kites.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Betrothal is, in other words, the time in which two people are called to work on love, a shared and profound task,” the pope said.
The Vatican Secretary of State told Vatican Radio the resounding success of the vote for same sex marriage in Ireland was more than just “a defeat for Christian principles.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis isn’t keen on TV or the Internet and misses being able to pop out for pizza, telling the newspaper that “ordering one in the Vatican is not the same thing.”
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The ceremony highlighted Pope Francis’ drive to help embattled Christian communities in the Middle East.
(RNS) After a monthlong media blackout, U.S. nuns are talking about the Vatican investigation that ended abruptly last month. Just don’t call it a “win.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) At a relatively young 57, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is widely seen as a man on the move within the hierarchy, eligible to vote in papal conclaves for the next 23 years.
Some 1,200 Philadelphia residents and families have already signed up through Homestay.com, which organizers are using to connect willing host families with potential guests.
CATANIA, Italy (RNS) Stretched to the limits by the scores of refugees who arrive daily, Italian Catholics are trying to embody Pope Francis’ call to build “a church for the poor.”