Members of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee said anti-Semitism was still thriving in the world and increasing Christian persecution demanded a stronger outcry. Committee members underlined that "anti-Semitism is real."
Pope Francis will make a flash visit to the Greek island of Lesbos next week with Patriarch Bartholomew in a joint ecumenical sign of solidarity with refugees.
Pope Francis blessed the eyes of an American girl who suffers from a genetic condition that will make her blind, in a visit to the Vatican.
A Vatican reading guide sent to bishops ahead of Francis’ document on family life says the pontiff wants the church to adopt a new stance of inclusion towards society.
NCR Today: Pope Francis met with Bishop Bernard Fellay, the leader of a traditionalist group that has been separated from the wider church for decades.
Pope Francis' document on Catholic family life will be released on April 8 and titled "Amoris laetitia, On Love in the Family," the Vatican has announced.
The Vatican has opened an investigation into the financing of the restoration of former Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s large apartment.
Bishop Paul Hinder said he has "strong indications" that Salesian Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil "is still alive in the hands of his kidnappers."
As the death toll from the Brussels terror attacks rose, Pope Francis began solemn observances by denouncing those who fuel terrorism the way some once backed Judas against Jesus.
Francis has appointed a new leader for an archdiocese where mismanagement of clergy sexual abuse cases led to the former's archbishop's resignation last June.