Sicilian judge killed by mafia takes step to sainthood
An Italian judge murdered by the mafia in Sicily took a step towards sainthood Sunday, almost three decades after being declared a martyr by pope John Paul II.
Pope urges end to clashes in Jerusalem
Pope Francis on Sunday called for an end to violence in annexed east Jerusalem, where clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police have left scores of Palestinians injured.
Pope hails 'tireless' work of India medics
Pope Francis hailed Thursday the "tireless" work of medics in India and urged them to stay strong, in a message of support for the coronavirus-plagued country.
Pope voices 'sadness' over disappearance of 130 migrants
Pope Francis Sunday voiced his "sadness" and "shame" over the fate of 130 migrants who went missing after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean.
Pope celebrates mass of 'mercy' with prisoners, refugees
Pope Francis made a rare Sunday outing from Vatican grounds to celebrate a mass on "divine mercy" with prisoners, refugees and health workers.
Pope urges vaccines for poor in Easter message
Pope Francis urged Catholics to remain hopeful in his Easter Sunday address, calling vaccines an "essential tool" in ending the pandemic and urging their swift rollout to the world's poorest countries.
Cardinals get pay cut as Vatican reduces costs
Pope Francis on Wednesday announced plans to cut the salaries of cardinals and priests, part of an ongoing effort by the pontiff to put the Holy See's finances in order.
Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq and global health
Like sunshine after the rain, Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq-the first papal visit this year and the first of any papal visit to Iraq in its entire history- There were many legitimate odds piled against the visit of this....