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A Vatican investigation into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has found that a series of bishops, cardinals and popes downplayed or dismissed reports that he slept with seminarians.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
A new documentary, the subject of an upcoming PBS program, sheds light on a three-decade-long friendship between Pope John Paul II and a Polish-American philosopher, Anna Teresa Timenyeska. In this excerpt from "The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II,"…
By PBS NewsHour
Pope Francis has chosen two iconic 20th century popes to be canonized. Jeffrey Brown gets reaction and background from Patricia McGuire of Trinity Washington University and John Allen of The Boston Globe on the political motives behind the pairing, the…
On April 27, Pope Francis will hold an unprecedented ceremony at the Vatican: a double canonization of two former popes. What’s the significance of this event? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Rachel Zoll, the religion writer for the Associated Press, about…
Newly Released Documents Show Milwaukee Archdiocese Shielded Pedophile Priests…
Ernesto Cardenal, one of Latin America's most renowned, but also controversial, poets and political activists, has shifted his recent work to reflect on humanity's connection to nature and relationship to the universe. Ray Suarez speaks with the poet about his…
The 115 cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church eligible to vote for the next pope ended their first day of secret balloting Monday without choosing a successor to Pope John Paul II.
Pope John Paul II wrote in his last will and testament that he considered resigning in 2000 when he was already ailing and when the Roman Catholic Church was entering a new millennium.
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