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Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, April 15, 2019. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images

BREAKING: Fire engulfs Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Firefighters at Cathedrale Notre-Dame brought a devastating blaze under control, after the Paris cathedral caught fire Monday night.  Read more

Notre-Dame de Paris.

Vatican ambassador under investigation for sexual assault

Bishop Luigi Ventura, apostolic nuncio to France since 2009 and a long-time Vatican diplomat, is under investigation for alleged sexual... Read more

Paris raining.

March for Life in Paris draws 40,000 despite heavy rain

Heavy rains did not deter huge crowds from gathering in the streets of Paris for the city’s March for Life... Read more

Opening Mass for the Synod of the Bishops on the Family, Oct. 4, 2015.

Pope names new archbishops for Paris, Mexico City dioceses

Pope Francis on Thursday named the next archbishops of two major metropolitan sees – Archbishop Michel Aupetit to Paris and... Read more

Muslim chaplain prays during Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Don’t let youth fall prey to Islamic extremism, French Muslim leaders say

France’s leading Muslim organization has called on Muslims to counter radical forms of Islam, especially in the wake of the... Read more

Bishop Joseph Chusak (far right) at the Interreligious Peace March for Paris victims in Thailand, Nov. 19, 2015.

Five religions in Thailand send powerful message to people of Paris

Uniting with other major faith groups at an interreligious ‘March for Peace,’ Thai Catholics on Thursday offered prayers for the... Read more

Memorial for Paris attacks at Bataclan Theater, Paris.

Paris archbishop: When the pain is too great, we cling to God

In a Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral, the archbishop of Paris said that despite the uncertainty and grief surrounding the... Read more

Pope Francis.

Using God’s name to justify violence is 'blasphemy,' Pope Francis says

On Sunday Pope Francis again expressed shock and sorrow for Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, condemning the acts as an... Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

UPDATED: Pope calls Paris terrorist attacks part of 'piecemeal WWIII'

The acts of terrorism which took place in Paris Friday night are the latest part in what Pope Francis has... Read more

View of St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican shocked over Paris terror attacks, calls for global response

After Friday evening's devastating terror attacks throughout Paris that are reported to have claimed over 100 lives, the Vatican voiced... Read more