In a highly anticipated encyclical, or public letter, Pope Francis issued a call to action to save the planet and backed scientists who say climate change is real and mostly caused by humans.
By Justin Scuiletti
Descendants of Sephardic Jews, who were expelled from Spain in 1492, will now be allowed to seek Spanish nationality without having to give up their current citizenship. The law, passed by the Spanish government Friday, will give the…
Vatican Rebuke: Are U.S. Nuns Promoting 'Radical Feminist Themes?'…
The breach between the Vatican and Ireland grew even wider Monday when the Vatican recalled its Ambassador to Ireland, Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza. Ray Suarez discusses the growing division over the handling of sexual-abuse claims with RTE's Richard Downes.
As part of a series of reports from the Vatican, Cardinal William Levada, the head of the office that handles sex abuse claims, speaks to Margaret Warner in his first television interview about the scandal rocking the Catholic Church.
Vatican officials have condemned criticism of Pope Benedict in connection with the sexual abuse scandal roiling the Church. Margaret Warner talks to two church experts in the U.S.
With growing controversy over Pope Benedict's role in punishing priests accused of misconduct, Margaret Warner reports on the reaction of Catholics in the U.S. to the sex abuse scandal.
Catholics in Ireland and Germany are seeking apologies and explanations as allegations of child abuse have besieged the Vatican's inner-circle. Gwen Ifill reports.
Pope Benedict XVI is speaking out about the child abuse scandals that have riled Catholics in Ireland and Germany. Gwen Ifill talks to John Allen, a journalist with National Catholic Reporter.
Nearly 32,000 Iraqi refugees have come to the United States over the past three years to escape violence and political uncertainty. But as Jeffrey Kaye reports, more refugees are learning that personal safety often comes at the cost of economic…
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