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.
Two days after he was named as cardinal-bishop, former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Monday expressed gratitude to all the people for their kind words after being elevated to a position which is the highest rank within…
Stir-crazy Italians were free to stroll and visit relatives for the first time in nine weeks on Monday as Europe's hardest-hit country eased back the world's longest remaining coronavirus lockdown.
With families across Europe confined to their homes to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, fears are rising of a surge in domestic violence.
Leaning out his window, the dashing octogenarian looks down on the little street in the ancient heart of Rome.
Pope Francis said Sunday he would not be taking part in a planned six-day spiritual retreat south of Rome after coming down with a "cold".
The unveiling on Monday of Pope Pius XII's archives has been demanded for decades by Jewish groups and historians.
Members of the clergy on Thursday lauded the humility of Pope Francis for acknowledging his mistake after slapping the hand of a woman who grabbed his hand while he was greeting the Catholic faithful in Rome on New Year's Eve.
Exorcists advised a Nashville school priest to ban the Harry Potter books, over fears the popular children's novels could be used to summon spirits.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Rome Thursday for a lightning visit including talks with the pope and Italy's populist government, which has called for an easing of sanctions despite Moscow's ongoing crisis with the West.
Pope Francis on Friday led the traditional Easter week "Way of the Cross" procession in Rome, which was this year took the theme of modern-day slavery and human trafficking, including the prostitutes who ply their trade on Italy's streets.
A bishop who is an outspoken critic of Nicaragua's government and has received death threats for helping protesters is being transferred to Rome, the Catholic Church said Wednesday.
The Vatican said Friday that next month's meeting of Church leaders in Rome was a unique chance to tackle the "terrible plague" of child sex abuse
President Rodrigo Duterte has once again slammed the International Criminal Court (ICC) for supposedly interfering in his war on drugs, saying that it can never assume jurisdiction over the Philippines because the country’s justice system…
President Rodrigo Duterte will only allow himself to be jailed if a Philippine court convicts him of crimes.
The EU may be waiting urgently for answers from Italy over its contested budget, but another hot topic is all the talk in Rome's corridors of power: embarrassing dads.
Pope Francis railed against social inequality Sunday, lamenting "the din of the rich few" drowning out the voice of the needy, as he marked the second "World Day of the Poor".
Thousands of Irish campaigners are mobilising online for a boycott of Pope Francis's visit in August, pledging to book free tickets to an open-air mass and then stay away.
A Hollywood-style trailer US President Donald Trump played for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit has received decidedly mixed reviews.
The Catholic Church is "an empire of misogyny", Ireland's former president said on Wednesday ahead of a conference calling for women to be included in Church decision-making.
Three nuns lashed out on Friday against the menial work they have to do for clergymen, often for no money, in a rare public criticism of the Catholic Church's male hierarchy.