It was widely anticipated that a major reform of the Diocese of Rome was coming, but no one expected it to come when it did: one day after the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
“Nothing but the Truth: My Life Beside Benedict XVI” by Archbishop Georg Gänswein comes out on Jan. 12, but CNA was able to preview it.
When Pope Francis once again launched the appeal for peace in the Holy Land, he probably had in his eyes the testimonies of four Israeli families.
Without question, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s funeral was a pope’s funeral. But there were clear signals that it was not the reigning pope who had died.
The end of a reigning pope’s life is observed by a series of very well-timed and well-understood rites. But what are the protocols when a pope emeritus dies?
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church talked with a group of journalists on a recent trip to Kyiv organized by the Polish and Ukrainian embassies to the Holy See.
The latest round of hearings at the Vatican’s historic finance trial has revealed several twists that profoundly changed proceedings — and raised several questions for the court in the new year.
There is a lot to rebuild in the town of Izium. An estimated 80% of the taller buildings and 30% of private houses were destroyed in the fighting.
Every effort for peace in Ukraine coming from Pope Francis and the Holy See is welcome, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister said Friday, whether it is helping to mediate for the exchange of prisoners or in assisting migrants and refugees.
A tale of four cities and how they are coping with war as winter looms.
The latest appointment at the Vatican kicks off several changes for the Church, both in Rome and around the world.
The agreement between China and the Holy See on the appointment of bishops is not at risk — for now.
Pope Francis on Tuesday removed the entire leadership of Caritas Internationalis and appointed a temporary administrator to improve the organization’s management.
For the role of prefect of the Dicastery for the Oriental Churches, Pope Francis has chosen Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, who since 2020 was nuncio to the United Kingdom.
The Observatory for the Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe documented more than 500 anti-Christian hate crimes in 2021.
The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church shares his thoughts on his recent meetings with Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and other Church leaders in Rome.
“The power of prayer keeps the Ukrainian people alive, so I ask you to continue praying for peace in Ukraine.”
The mission of the Church today is not just shaped by current politics and recent developments in the Church but by finding a focus in Christ, the cardinal said.
Archbishop Chrysostomos II died on Monday at age 81. Who will be able to collect the legacy of the head of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus?
The head of the Italian bishops’ conference, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, presided over Vespers on Friday for an annual Traditional Latin Mass pilgrimage to Rome.