Vatican sources reportedly say that the property is valued at about $369.1 million
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was born 94 years ago today in the town of Marktl, Bavaria. More than eight years after he announced his retirement from the papacy in 2013, Benedict continues to live a retired life in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery on Vatican grounds.
"I retain an optimism that leads me to believe that with due commitment we can rise again," Archbishop Paul Gallagher said.
Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Brazil’s bishops to be united to each other and to their faith in the risen Christ, who will help them get through the COVID-19 situation in their country.
Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.”
"I tell them: I came here to be with you in your situation. When you cry, I will be with you. When you laugh, I will be with you."
“What was said is not true,” the undersecretary of the saints congregation wrote in an April 9 letter to the journalists of an investigative news program.
Hoeppner, 71, was the first U.S. bishop to be investigated under Vos estis lux mundi, Pope Francis’ 2019 norms on investigating bishops accused of mishandling or obstructing allegations of clerical sexual abuse.
“His wounds are open channels between him and us, shedding mercy upon our misery,” Pope Francis said on Divine Mercy Sunday.
The retired cardinal had been a Vatican nuncio and Holy See official for over 30 years.
"His Holiness commends him to the merciful love of Christ our Redeemer."
Pope Francis has recalled “with emotion” his time spent in Eucharistic adoration in his youth.
Br. Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, said that the old website “was hardly ever visited.”
The Diocese of Duluth has been without a bishop since the sudden death of Bishop Paul Sirba on Dec. 1, 2019.
Msgr. Robert Oliver has said that due to a “mix-up,” he was not told in advance that his service on the Vatican’s safeguarding commission was ending after six years.
To mark the birth of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati 120 years ago today, three Italian groups are inviting Catholics to pray the rosary for the intention of the virtue of chastity.
May those who suffer take refuge in the wounds of Christ, and through them, receive the hope which does not disappoint, Pope Francis prayed on Easter Sunday.
Politics turned into ideologies have wounded fraternity in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., said at the Vatican’s Passion of the Lord liturgy on Good Friday.
Pope Francis on the morning of Good Friday visited the auditorium where the Vatican is vaccinating 1,200 people in need this week.
A cardinal has revealed that Pope Francis gave a donation of $350,000 to the Chaldean Catholic Church during his recent visit to Iraq.