Pope Francis has given a Belgian religious order until the end of August to stop offering euthanasia to psychiatric patients.
Summertime can and should be a time for extra prayer, a moment of peace that allows Christians to savor the joy of their relationship with Jesus and find new strength to reach out with love to others, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis sent his condolences to the victims and survivors of a deadly shooting that occurred during Mass Aug. 6 at a parish in Nigeria.
A Vatican consultation group will consider initiatives to bolster the fight against corruption and organized crime, including by looking at possibilities for excommunicating members of the Mafia and other criminal organizations.
Pope Francis said to be a Christian we must be “looking toward the light, continuing to make a profession of faith in the light, even when the world is wrapped in the night and darkness.”
Knights of Columbus, CEO Carl Anderson, announced their pledge to raise $2 million to assist families returning to their homes in Karamdes, a mostly Christian town on the Ninevah Plain in Iraq.
Helping people forge a deeper relationship with our Lord is the key to addressing a whole host of problems that beset the church and society.
As the U.S. president’s personal envoy to the Vatican, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See has a unique role in building a bridge between the political center of the United States and the religious-spiritual center of the universal Catholic Church in Rome.
Father Giulio Cirignano examines the possible reasons behind what he sees as a “disconcerting fact” — that a large part of the Catholic lay faithful have recognized the “kairos” or favorable occasion God is offering the church today while other Catholics, who are “closer to poorly enlightened pastors, are kept within an old horizon.”
Chris Gard and Connie Yates announced in London’s High Court July 24 that they had ended their legal struggle to take their baby overseas for treatment.