A Catholic journalist is under investigation for tweets that allegedly "misgendered" an individual, under UK law punishable by up to six months in prison.
A Franciscan friar and science teacher in rural Kenya won the Global Teaching Award and a $1 million prize for his work with poor students in his community.
The viral video showing Pope Francis refusing to let pilgrims kiss his ring was a "simple matter of hygiene," says the Vatican spokesman.
Pope Francis called for the Sacrament of Confession to be restored "to the place it deserves," elevated in Catholic life and ministry.
Currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site and museum, Turkey's president has vowed to make the Hagia Sophia a mosque.
Pope Francis said homosexual tendencies are "not a sin," and parents who see signs of "strange things" in their children should consult a professional.
The savior of the world is missing: a painting of Jesus Christ by Leonardo da Vinci, the Salvator Mundi, disappeared after selling for $450 million in 2017.
The student government of the Catholic University of America voted in favor of asking administration to block pornographic websites on campus internet.
Pope Francis recognized the "heroic virtues" of now Servant of God Nelson Santana, a nine year old cancer patient now on the path to sainthood.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI penned an essay addressing abuse within the Church, tracing its origin and suggesting solutions for the crisis.