Read: Pope Francis’ Inauguration Message to Joe Biden

Pope Francis said he is praying the new President will make decisions that respect 'the rights and dignity of every person.'

Did You Know? Catholic Midwives Can Perform ‘Emergency Baptisms’

The Church has emergency 'instructions for midwives regarding baptism who were in peril of not being born whole.'

Pope Francis Prays for Mary’s Intercession After US Capitol Violence

Pope Francis said 'I was amazed, because they are a people who are so disciplined in democracy' but 'yes, this must be condemned, this movement.'

Leaked Notre-Dame Rebuild Plans Tilts ‘Contemporary’

The interior of the rebuilt Notre-Dame could have a more contemporary style, according to an uproarious leak in the French media.

The Strange Reason Why Pope Urban VIII Banned Powdered Tobacco

For 100 years, Catholics could not use powdered tobacco because Pope Urban VIII thought it was too close to this...

When Benedict XVI Helped Ed & Lorraine Warren Exorcise a Succubus

Yes - that really happened.

Pope Urban V and “the Most Famous Jokebook of the Renaissance”

The first ever printed jokebook became 'the most famous jokebook of the Renaissance' and includes a tale of Pope Urban V.

Pictures: The World’s Oldest Organ Is a in Church-Fort

Nearly 600 years old, the world's oldest playable organ - designed to resemble the shape of a church - resides in a church-fort in Switzerland.

The Papal Plague Doctor Turned Sinister

The medieval physician to the pope bled the Curia dry - literally.

Pope Francis Grants Indulgence for Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The indulgence was granted in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Coronation of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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