As part of his Friday of Mercy initiative Pope Francis opened a "palace for the poor," a shelter for homeless people near Saint Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis called for universal action to help combat the "exponential" increase in the abuse of minors in the digital world.
Following a proposal made at the Amazon synod, Pope Francis said he will soon be updating the catechism to include "sins against ecology."
At their fall general assembly, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops adopted a new letter that declared the "threat of abortion" their number one priority.
Pope Francis denounced the rise of anti-semitism around the world, calling the persecution of Jews "neither human nor Christian." The Holy Father's off-the-cuff comments came...
Armenian Catholic priest Father Hovsep Bedoyan was gunned down in Syria along with his father, with ISIS claiming responsibility for the murder.
Chilean bishops condemned the actions of church looters who burned religious statues and paintings in the streets, calling for an end to violence.
Australia's High Court will announce Wednesday whether or not they will hear an appeal by Cardinal George Pell to overturn his conviction.
Amid weeks of violent unrest, a church was looted by Chilean rioters who burned religious statues and paintings in the streets.
The Oloron Cathedral was broken into with a tree attached to a car, the burglars beheading a statue of Saint Bernadette and stealing religious items.