A U.S. Catholic charity has cut short a controversial $25 million grant requested by Pope Francis for an Italian hospital ridden with scandal after donors and staff objected to the massive handout.
Pope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI revealed in a rare letter published in an Italian newspaper Wednesday that he's in the last phase of his life, and is on his "pilgrimage home."
Pope Francis denounced “fake news” as evil, comparing it to the snake that tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden.
Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital.
Pope Francis appeared to strongly defend a Chilean bishop accused of covering up a priest’s sexual abuse of minor boys just days after meeting and weeping with survivors.
Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the “irreparable damage” they suffered, his spokesman said.
Pope Francis flew in to Chile's capital Monday night for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse by priests and confronted by many Chileans deeply skeptical about the Roman Catholic Church.
A bizarre scene unfolded in Vatican City on Christmas Day when a...female activist, while screaming “God is woman,” attempted to snatch a baby Jesus statue from a Nativity scene — but was quickly whisked away by police as she lunged for it.
Pope Francis had a message this weekend for journalists spreading so-called “fake news”: you’re committing a “very serious sin.”
Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle on an extra-long pizza at the Vatican to the delight of children.
Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
A high-ranking priest working in the Vatican's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. prosecutors asked for him to be charged there and face trial in a child pornography investigation, Vatican and U.S. officials said Friday.
He claims he is the victim of character assassination.
Two former executives of a Vatican children's hospital were set for trial on charges of embezzlement after a Vatican court rejected dismissing the case on Tuesday
The Vatican said on Saturday that the bread used by Catholics for Holy Communion cannot be entirely gluten free.
When doctors and nurses at the Vatican's showcase children's hospital complained in 2014 that corners were being cut and medical protocols ignored, the Vatican responded by ordering up a secret in-house investigation.
George Pell, the third most powerful figure in the Vatican behind the Pope, has been charged with multiple sexual assault offenses.
On a special trip to Rome, pro football hall of famers met with Pope Francis in the Vatican Wednesday morning.