Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, who was a chaplain in the US Army and died in a North Korean prison camp, could soon be named Venerable.
Throughout the entirety of 2019, 29 Catholic missionaries were killed across the globe, a figure 11 less than those who were killed in 2018.
The Vatican's Secret Archives on Venerable Pius XII are set to open on March 2nd and are expected to shed light on the papacy of the WW2 pope.
If there is no risk of lead pollution, officials hope that parts of the Notre-Dame Cathedral's plaza and crypts will reopen before summer.
Amid an outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy, dioceses have temporarily suspended all Masses, including Venice and Milan.
Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to Acutis, paving the way for his beatification.
Pope Francis expressed his closeness to all affected by the coronavirus, healthcare workers treating them, and those working to contain its spread.
After an Ash Wednesday audience greeting masked pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square, Pope Francis skipped a scheduled meeting due to a "slight indisposition."
For the first time ever in South Korea, every diocese in the country has suspended Mass at over 1,700 locations amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Between Sunday Masses, law enforcement officers shot an armed man at the altar of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Santa Ana in California.