Oct 4, 2017 1:57
The Vatican, at the start of a conference on protecting children from online sexual abuse, pledged on Tuesday to seek the truth about one of its diplomats whom it recalled after he became suspected of possessing child pornography.
Sep 17, 2017 0:39
A holy cleanup was underway at Jerusalem's Western wall, as scores of worshippers' paper notes to God were removed to make room for fresh ones with the Jewish New Year.
Sep 11, 2017 1:17
Pope Francis said he hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would rethink his decision to end a program protecting undocumented immigrant children, saying it was important for young people to have roots.
Jun 20, 2017 0:48
Londoners of all faiths and backgrounds gather at an open Iftar event to break the Ramadan fast and celebrate diversity.
May 24, 2017 0:46
U.S. President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday and spoke in private before exchanging gifts. Trump promised he would not forget the pontiff's message during their half-hour discussion.
May 12, 2017 1:20
Pope Francis arrived in Portugal on Friday to canonise Portuguese shepherd children for Madonna visions.
May 7, 2017 1:46
Cuba's LGBT community holding its first transgender-led Mass this weekend, a breakthrough event for the Communist-ruled island.
Mar 10, 2017 1:14
In an interview with German newspaper Die Zeit, Pope Francis said he was open to allowing Catholic married men to become priests - the latest controversial suggestion from the pontiff.
Mar 10, 2017 0:47
Shunned by their loved ones and abhorred by society, widows in India's northern Vrindavan city broke taboo by taking part in Holi celebrations, a Hindu festival marking the onset of spring.
Feb 23, 2017 1:23
Pope Francis delivered another criticism of some members of his own Church on Thursday, suggesting it is better to be an atheist than one of "many" Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical double life.
Dec 28, 2016 0:58
Pope Francis gets treated to circus performances during his weekly general audience at the Vatican.
Dec 16, 2016 2:00
The migrant crisis, Syrian civil war and opposition from inside his own church turned Pope Francis’ Year of Mercy bittersweet, Vatican correspondent Phil Pullella observes.