The Catacombs of Priscilla, fully reopened after years of restoration, include two frescoes that activists for women in the priesthood say depict women priests.
EY will help Pope Francis in his effort to reform the Vatican’s finances.
For the first time ever, the Vatican will put on display bones believed to be those of the Christian martyr
The charismatic Pontiff has helped bring more lapsed Catholics back into the fold
Details are still being finalized
Catholic groups are urging the faithful to respond to a survey on hot-button family issues like same-sex marriage, divorce and contraception before the Vatican comes together to discuss them next year.
The Catholic Bishops’ …
Catholics around the world today will honor Blessed John Paul II, the patron of World Youth Day and a pontiff who led the church for 27 years until 2005, for the last time by that name. By next year at this time, he will be …
What would “Lesus” do?
The Vatican’s Secretive Financial Institution Pulls Back the Curtain on Its Assets After Years of Secrecy
Despite his reforming attitude, Francis still supports traditional doctrine
At first glance, Pope Francis’ statement on homosexuality, delivered today in an impromptu press conference aboard the papal plane, seemed to indicate a remarkable break with church tradition. “If someone is gay and he searches …
Pope Francis visits Brazil, once a stronghold of Catholicism but now a country where the faith is very much at a crossroads
Next week, Pope Francis, the first of his name, returns to the continent of his birth. The first Latin American Pope—elected earlier this year—will call on the world’s most populous Catholic country, Brazil. Francis, formerly …