World Dec 24

Pope Francis leads Christmas Eve Mass at Vatican

"An insatiable greed marks all human history, even today, when paradoxically a few dine luxuriantly while all too many go without the daily bread needed to survive," Francis said.

World Dec 18

Pope Francis talks with cardinals during a July consistory meeting at the Vatican. Photo provided by the Vatican via Reuters
Church credibility at risk over sex abuse, Vatican committee says

The Vatican on Tuesday released the first details of Pope Francis' upcoming high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending the gathering must reach out to victims before they get to Rome and that accountability is very much…

World Dec 07

Pope Francis waves as he leaves after the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican on Sept. 5, 2018. Photo by Max Rossi/Reuters
Vatican investigating reports of Chilean priests abusing nuns

The scandal at the Institute of the Good Samaritan was revealed publicly in an investigative report by Chilean national television earlier this year at the height of outrage over how Chilean Catholic hierarchy covered up decades of sexual abuse of…

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