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Vatican announces launch of Catholic ‘global compact’ on the family

The project is part of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year. Read more

Pope Francis meets with participants in the plenary session of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at the Vatican's Clementine Hall, May 2, 2019.

Pope Francis: 'The common good has become global'

Pope Francis called on nations to work toward a global common good Thursday, particularly in confronting climate change, human trafficking,... Read more

The Great Mosque of Aleppo, as it appeared in 2010.

Muslims who interpret Quran peacefully 'find a strong ally' in the Church

A Vatican bishop spoke out last week stressing that while few Muslims are terrorists, there are passages in the Quran... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at a conference in Rome on the link between climate change and human trafficking, July 21, 2015.

Vatican bails on questionable anti-human trafficking initiative (Updated)

Faithful to its commitment against human trafficking, the Holy See has left the board of an initiative it helped to... Read more

Soccer players participate in the 2014 Match for Peace in Rome's Olympic Stadium, Sept. 1, 2014.

Pope Francis' match for peace thrills with positive message

Players, singers and sponsors who participated in Pope Francis' interreligious match for peace have praised him for the idea, stating... Read more