(RNS) If the pope seemed to strike a lighter tone during his benchmark Christian address, Francis made it clear he won’t let up on his drive to overhaul the church.
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) At the start of traditional Christmas greetings to the Roman Curia the pope said he was suffering from flu and excused himself for reading the speech sitting down. But his voice was strong and he showed no signs of weakening on his overhaul at the top.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis confirms what everyone already knew. But here’s why the nun famous as the “saint of the gutters” may also become the “saint of the doubters.”
(RNS) “Be careful that there’s not someone a bit quick and too cunning that tells you that you must pay,” Pope Francis said at his Wednesday public audience in St. Peter’s Square.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican has taken many steps to atone for its shady financial past, but the European Union’s financial watchdog said the Holy See now has to get tough with those suspected of wrongdoing.
(RNS) The Instagram post was a big hit but the story turned out to be too good to be true — like some previous papal urban legends.
(RNS) One expert calls it the first time active conversion of Jews was so clearly repudiated in a Vatican document.
(RNS) “This has gone beyond ridiculous,” one priest fumed about an illuminated projection of images of the natural world that drew thousands of awed spectators to the Vatican. He wasn’t alone in his criticism, not by a long shot.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Vatican court on Monday named Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin as a witness in a controversial trial in which two journalists and others stand accused of leaking secrets about Vatican finances.