Charges against Cardinal George Pell mark the first time a criminal case related to the Catholic Church's pervasive abuse scandal has reached the Vatican's innermost circles.
The pontiff gave the president a going-away present at their meeting Wednesday—a copy of his encyclical on the challenge of climate change.
If anyone ever needed a conversion experience -- and fast -- it is President Trump.
The first installment of a two-part series investigates the brutality and rampant misogyny that the Philippines president has visited upon his country.
Much like the man whose birthday many will celebrate Sunday, the pope has dedicated his life to caring for the most vulnerable members of society. He's also trying to bring the Catholic Church into the new millennium amid significant turmoil.
To hear the many howls of protest from conservatives, you'd think that a handful of emails demonstrates that Hillary Clinton's campaign is a nest of anti-Catholics.
Pope Francis “has given the most powerful name to the predicament of modern society," Sanders said Friday at a Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences conference: "the globalization of indifference.”
In the new exhortation, the pontiff tells leaders of the church to be nurturing pastors rather than rigid enforcers of church doctrine.
Billionaire bigot Donald Trump’s tiff with Pope Francis continued Thursday, though Trump appeared to have gotten cold feet about taking on the pontiff toward the end of day.
"In effect, there is a clear link between the protection of nature and the building of a just and equitable social order," the pontiff said at the start of his first visit to Africa.