The Vatican decision, announced June 6, forces Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron of the Agana archdiocese to yield his authority, at least temporarily.
A Roman Observer: Unlike predecessors, Pope Francis has not utilized the CDF prefect or his department, but is he making any moves to ensure a legacy that cannot be undone?
Pope Francis has named two priests of the Boston archdiocese, Mark O'Connell and Robert Reed, as auxiliary bishops.
The Francis Chronicles: Pope Francis told thousands of priests gathered in Rome that they should be "always ready to dirty [their] hands" in the work of pastoring.
Help wipe out bullying and aggression by being better listeners and offering concrete gestures of tolerance and patience, Pope Francis told a group of top YouTubers from around the world.
Two members of the Vatican bank's board of supervisors handed in their resignation over a difference in opinion concerning the bank's management.
Italian Cardinal Loris Capovilla, who served St. John XXIII before and after he became pope, died in Bergamo, near Milan. Capovilla was the oldest member of the College of Cardinals.