Pope Francis: More Women Are Needed in Positions of Vatican Leadership

Pope Francis wants to open a "new horizon" for women, calling for the creation of more leadership roles for them in the Vatican.

Pope Francis at Hiroshima Memorial: Use & Possession of Nuclear Weapons...

Speaking at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial during his trip to Japan, Pope Francis decried the use and possession of nuclear weapons as "immoral."

Pope Francis: Not Using or Possessing Nuclear Weapons Will Be Added...

Aboard his papal flight from Japan back to Rome, Pope Francis said the Catechism will be changed to include not using or possessing nuclear arms.

Report: Patriarch Bartholomew Says Reunion with Catholic Church Is “Inevitable”

According to a report by the Union of Orthodox Journalists, Patriarch Bartholomew said full communion with the Catholic Church is "inevitable."

Pope Francis Gifts Relic of Jesus’ Manger to the Holy Land...

For Advent, Pope Francis gifted a small piece of the manger Christ was placed in after His birth to Catholics in the Holy Land.

Fulton Sheen’s Beatification Postponed at “Request of Few” US Bishops

Originally set for December 21st, Fulton Sheen's beatification has now been postponed at "request of a few members of the Bishop's conference."

Pope Francis: We Must Protect the Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Pope Francis said we must "acknowledge the dignity of each person," as doing otherwise is social sin.

Bishop Matano of Rochester Requested to Postpone Sheen’s Beatification

The Diocese of Rochester in New York confirmed that Bishop Salvatore Matano requested to postpone Fulton Sheen's upcoming beatification.

Watch: Pope Francis’ December Prayer Intention for “the Future of the...

Pope Francis shared his monthly prayer intention video for December, that every country makes the future of children a priority, especially those suffering.

New Vatican Stamps for 50 Year Golden Anniversary of Pope Francis’...

The Vatican's Philatelic and Numismatic Office launched new stamps commemorating the 50 year "golden anniversary" of Pope Francis' ordination as a priest.

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