Spanish bishops meet with pope, vow to investigate sex abuse cases

In the wake of a report revealing hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse in Spain, the country's bishops assured Pope Francis that every diocese has established a commission that will investigate allegations of abuse.

Pope: Synodality about listening to the Spirit, not a 'majority consensus'

The synodal process is a path of engagement that makes room for the Holy Spirit, and not a "majority consensus like a parliament" to guide the universal church, Pope Francis said.


Denying dignity of work is an 'injustice,' pope says

St. Joseph's work as a humble carpenter serves as an example of the dignity of hard work that today is often denied to those in need, Pope Francis said.

Italian bishops issue new guidelines as COVID-19 cases surge

As coronavirus cases continue to increase across Italy, the country's bishops issued new guidelines and restrictions meant to curb the spread of infection among the faithful.