VATICAN CITY (RNS) The body of one of Italy’s favorite saints spent nearly a week on display inside St. Peter’s Basilica as part of the Jubilee of Mercy.
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VATICAN CITY/MOSCOW (Reuters) Diplomats and analysts say Friday’s summit in Havana could not happen without a green light from the Russian president.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) But the panel did not clarify the status of British clergy abuse victim Peter Saunders, who insists he has not stepped down despite a vote to suspend him.
ROME (RNS) “I made clear I would never be part of something that was a public relations exercise,” said British Catholic Peter Saunders.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Is Beijing sending only a chill wind in return? The pontiff’s impassioned praise of China this week is the strongest sign of his ambitious agenda to do what he can to transform the historically fraught relations between China and Rome.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The actor kissed the pontiff’s hand and gave him a book of paintings by a Dutch painter whose works meld fantastic imagery with reality.
ROME (RNS) “This is our culture. If you don’t want to see it, close your eyes!” Syrian Patriarch Youssef III Younan said as controversy continued over Italy’s move to shield nudes from the view of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
(RNS) “The greater their power and wealth, the more this blindness and deception can grow,” the pontiff writes in his Lenten message for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The meeting on Tuesday morning, the first between a pope and an Iranian leader since 1999, had been set for November, but Hassan Rouhani’s European trip was postponed after the Paris terror attacks.