Amid controversy over exactly how the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral will be restored, a French parliament bill passed to ensure it will look exactly the same.
Pope Francis offered his prayers and spiritual closeness to the victims and relatives of victims of three recent shootings in the United States.
Archaeologists in Galilee have unearthed an ancient church said to be built on the home of the Apostles Peter and Paul in Bethsaida.
Speaking to those taking a course on the protection of minors, Pope Francis said an "apostalate of prevention" is needed to prevent abuse.
The French National Assembly passed a bill organizing funds for the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral, 3 months after the devastating fire.
Pope Francis has appointed a new spokesman for the Vatican, Matteo Bruni, succeeding interim director of the Holy See Press Office Alessandro Gisotti.
On Sea Sunday, the Vatican called for prayers for and the protections of the rights of all seafarers, fishermen, and maritime workers.
Archaeologists confirmed a victory tale of the First Crusade, when Christians retaking Jerusalem filled in a defensive ditch with stones to retake the city.
The Vatican will open two more ossuaries at the Teutonic Cemetery, continuing their investigation to help solve the case of a girl who disappeared in Rome.
The Vatican opened two tombs at the Teutonic Cemetery as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a young girl in Rome 36 years ago.