For over a millennium, popes have been blessing Golden Roses to give away as a sign of papal affection.
Take a historical dive into the the tradition of the sacrament of penance from the Church Fathers themselves!
The Vatican's video series recounts the personal experience of several migrants who have felt welcome as members of a parish.
How did this Catholic Church end up with Gothic design principles, Indian fine craftmanship, and a Russian dome?
A plenary indulgence will be granted for pilgrims visiting one of Italy's shrines, an initiative known as 'Now comes the beautiful.'
Van Goph wrote: 'that doesn't stop me having a terrible need for - dare I say the word - for religion. So I go outside at night to paint the stars.'
Pope Francis asked: 'Is it true, what some people say—that young people don’t want to get married, especially during these difficult times?'
Turning before an image of Mary, Undoer of Knots, Pope Francis prayed the final Rosary in the Month of Marian prayer to end the pandemic.
The Santo Anello, Holy Ring, is said to be the wedding ring given to Mary by Joseph.
Exchanging no words, they 'understood each other with a glance.' Pope Francis leaned down to kiss her tattoo: 70072, from her time as an Auschwitz prisoner.