Vatican and US join to condemn rising anti-Semitism

With anti-Semitism on the rise globally, the Vatican and the United States partnered at a virtual conference on Nov. 19 to condemn hate crimes and violence against Jews in both Europe and the U.S. 

Carlo Acutis, millennial candidate for sainthood, draws 41,000 to Assisi church

The Catholic Church’s most recent candidate for sainthood is also its most modern.

Clergy shortage grows to more than 3k Catholics for every priest, Vatican data shows

Catholic missions are struggling amid dwindling vocations and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data released Oct. 18 by the Vatican ahead of the World Mission Day.

Trial of Catholic lay leader highlights gaps in church's sex abuse oversight

The sexual abuse trial of Piero Alfio Capuana, the lay leader of the 5,000-member Catholic Culture and Environment Association, began in this small Sicilian city on Sept. 15, three years after the abuse allegedly took place.