The Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith issued the document in response to questions from a Brazilian bishop.
The Holy See has signed an interfaith declaration on taking action to protect the environment during a religious summit held ahead of COP28.
Pope Francis answered questions about war, the environment, and his daily life during an encounter with roughly 7,000 children from around the world on Monday.
Pope Francis is continuing to keep a full schedule even as the Holy Father said he was not feeling well during a meeting Monday morning.
Reports said Cardinal Gianfranco Ghirlanda had been tasked by Pope Francis with drafting revisions to conclaves.
Pope Francis presided at a Mass for the repose of the souls of Pope Benedict XVI and the six cardinals and 147 bishops who died in the past year.
Asked about the synod assembly’s discussion of homosexuality, Pope Francis said: “When I say ‘everyone, everyone, everyone,’ [I’m speaking about] people.”
The pope presided at the Mass at the Rome War Cemetery amid scattered rain showers on a breezy, cool morning.
Pope Francis said in a TV interview he will travel to the United Arab Emirates for the second time from Dec. 1–3.
We can take hope in the reconciliation, mercy, and peace of Christ in confession, Cardinal Mauro Piacenza said in a letter ahead of the solemnity of All Saints.
At the Vatican, Pope Francis will mark this holy and significant season with prayer and two liturgies.
Pope Francis on Monday encouraged a group of women who escaped criminal organizations in Italy to keep fighting despite fear and to know they are not alone.
The Christmas 2023 Nativity scene at the Vatican will evoke the first-ever live manger, the Vatican said Monday.
Vatican foreign minister Archbishop Paul Gallagher spoke by phone with his counterpart in Iran on Monday morning regarding the Israel-Hamas war.
At the conclusion of the Synod on Synodality, one of the meeting’s leaders said the freedom and openness experienced will help the Church change in the future.
The Synod on Synodality’s final document includes a discussion of issues it says are still “controversial” inside the Church.
Pope Francis said Saturday he is praying for strength and peace for the community of Lewiston, Maine, after the city experienced two deadly mass shootings.
Bishop Robert Barron said he regrets the Catholic Church’s “hand-wringing” in recent decades over how to share the Christian message with a secular culture.
Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki said Thursday one difficulty of synodality lies in distinguishing pastoral practice — which can be adapted — from Church doctrine.
Despite having been dismissed from the Jesuit order after being accused of sexual abuse, Father Marko Rupnik has returned to priestly ministry and is incardinated with the Diocese of Koper in Slovenia.