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By Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was celebrated Thursday at a funeral mass in St. Peter's Square with his successor, Pope Francis, presiding. Though retired nearly a decade, Benedict was a leading light for conservatives in the church. Others look at his…
By Nick Schifrin, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died. Here are highlights from his life.
By Associated Press
The death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI passed in an entirely un-papal-like manner Saturday, with a two-sentence announcement from the Vatican press office. Will Pope Francis issue new protocols to regulate the office of a retired pope, after Benedict largely winged it on the…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis prayed for his predecessor's passage to heaven and again expressed thanks for a lifetime of service to the church, during New Year's Day appearances a day after Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died in retirement at the Vatican.
A series of recently opened Vatican archives are shedding new light on the relationship between Pope Pius XII and Hitler as he led Nazi Germany during World War II. A new book takes a deeper look at these revelations. Historian…
Doctors have prescribed a wheelchair, cane and physical therapy to help heal Pope Francis' bad knee. He has another idea.
A maskless Francis processed down the central aisle of the basilica as the Sistine Chapel choir sang “Noel,” kicking off the Vatican’s Christmas holiday that commemorates the birth of Jesus in a manger in Bethlehem.
By Josh Boak, Zeke Miller, Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
The world's two most notable Roman Catholics discussed the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and poverty during their session Friday.
By Nicole Winfield, Domenico Stinellis, Gianfranco Stara, Associated Press
Pope Francis was discharged from a Rome hospital and returned home to the Vatican on Wednesday, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove half his colon.
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