With the Amazon rainforest in flames, Pope Francis called for prayer and action to save the "forest lung vital to our planet."
The Holy See released an official statement following the 2-1 dismissal of Cardinal Pell's appeal of his abuse conviction.
During his Wednesday morning general audience at the Paul VI Hall, Pope Francis allowed a sick girl to have free run of the stage while he gave his address.
At a parish known for promoting "progressive" ideas, parishioners protested during Mass over their new priest's attempt to restore orthodoxy and tradition.
Real-life priest William O'Malley, who portrayed Father Dyer in the 1973 classic horror film The Exorcist, has been accused of abuse.
President Trump's new 300 billion dollar tariff on trade with China provides an exception for bibles, but taxes rosaries and material items of devotion.
The verdict will be handed down in the appeal of Cardinal George Pell's abuse conviction during a livestream on August 21st at 9:30a.m.
Pope Francis has appointed a new vice-spokesman for the Vatican, Cristiane Murray, after recently appointing new spokesman Matteo Bruni.
A Wisconsin state bill would remove the reporting exemption for Catholic priests, forcing them to break the seal of confession.
"Last-minute questions" are being considered before the verdict is handed down in the appeal of Cardinal George Pell's abuse conviction.