An independent commission set up by the Catholic Church in France to investigate claims of sex abuse by priests said Wednesday it had received 6,500 calls in 17 months from alleged victims and witnesses.
Senator Migz Zubiri said on Sunday he turned emotional upon hearing US President-elect Joe Biden’s speech quoting the Bible.
A rosary around his wrist, Joe Biden often speaks of the great comfort his Catholic faith has brought him in overcoming the tragedies that have deeply marked his life.
Malacañang on Thursday advised Archbishop Ramon Arguelles to “stick to our roles in society” following the Catholic prelate’s suggestion that people may not wear face masks and just rely on their faith.
After two and a half months of waiting, 83-year old Alba Fiore eagerly pulled down her mask to receive communion at a church in Rome Monday.
Cardinal George Pell was aware of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia as far back as the 1970s and failed to seek the removal of accused priests, according to findings of a top-level inquiry released Thursday.
Malacañang on Monday congratulated former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle for his promotion to the rank of cardinal-bishop, the highest title of a cardinal in the Catholic Church.
Ex-pope Benedict XVI seems to have broken his silence recently over key Catholic issues and his comments have raised serious questions within the Church about the extent to which there are, in fact, two “men in white” at the Vatican.
Pope Francis on Monday repeated his support for celibacy after his predecessor pope Benedict XVI urged him not to open the Catholic priesthood up to married men, in a plea that stunned Vatican experts.
Former pope Benedict XVI has publicly urged his successor Pope Francis not to open the Catholic priesthood up to married men, in a plea that Sunday stunned Vatican experts.
Pope Francis apologised Wednesday for slapping a woman who had grabbed him as he greeted a crowd of devotees, shortly before he delivered a speech denouncing “every form of violence against women.”
A US cardinal gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to powerful Catholic clerics including two popes while facing accusations of sexual harassment, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
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Catholic clergy will no longer be able to cite papal secrecy in sexual abuse cases after Pope Francis changed the rules, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
Filipinos poured into cemeteries by the millions on Friday for a rite to remember their dead, blending expressions of grief and faith in Catholic-majority Philippines with a party-like ambiance.
Catholic nuns taking part in a three-week Vatican assembly on the Amazon have urged Pope Francis to allow them to vote on the final document Saturday.
Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday urged the Catholic clergy and its faithful across the world to speak out and take action against President Rodrigo Duterte’s “relentless attacks” against their religion.
Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions and listen to the city’s youth when she became Hong Kong’s leader, promises that lie in tatters after tear gas and pepper spray sent them running for cover when they dared raise their voice.
Sri Lanka’s most senior Catholic figure called Sunday on the government to find the attackers behind deadly blasts that killed more than 160 people and “punish them mercilessly”.
Former pope Benedict XVI on Thursday blamed the Catholic clerical sex abuse scandals on the 1960s sexual revolution and a collapse in faith in the West, immediately drawing criticism from some theologians.
A Polish priest apologised Wednesday for burning “magic” Harry Potter books, after his actions sparked a wave of protest and comparisons with totalitarian regimes and the Inquisition.
Catholic priests in the northern Polish city of Koszalin burned books they say are sacrilegious this weekend, including tomes from British author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series of fantasy novels.
Re-electionist Senator Bam Aquino tops the list of ten senatorial candidates that the People’s Choice Movement (PCM) will support and campaign for.