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By Nicole Winfield, Christina Malkia, Jean-Yves Kamale, Associated Press
The Vatican says the health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has undergone a "worsening in the last hours" due to his age and that doctors are constantly monitoring the 95-year-old's condition.
By Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
The U.S. Roman Catholic church faces a clergy shortage. The number of priests has declined by 60 percent over the last 50 years.
By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Associated Press
Throughout the pandemic, restrictions on social gatherings have forced those who observe major religious holidays to find new ways to practice their faith. How is COVID-19 changing places of worship? Judy Woodruff talks to New York University’s Imam Khalid Latif,…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Norris, Alison Thoet
Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis on Friday likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient and instead leaves “all of us fragile and disoriented.”…
By Jeffrey Brown
When Pope Benedict resigned in 2013, it was the first papal resignation since 1415 -- nearly 600 years. At the time, his successor, Pope Francis, was perceived as essentially Benedict’s opposite. But in a new film, “The Two Popes,” director…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis has landed in Abu Dhabi on the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.
By Heidi A. Campbell for The Conversation
Technology can, in fact, be good for religion.
By Alison Moore
The Honorary Comedic Advisor to the Pope was announced on Monday... and he’s a rabbi.
By PBS NewsHour
For three takes on Pope Francis’ call to action to Congress, Judy Woodruff talks with Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus, John Carr of Georgetown University and James Nicholson, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
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