Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda has confessed to leaking secret Vatican information to two journalists, telling a Holy See court he felt trapped and in danger.
A Roman Observer: In year four of this pontificate many hope that Pope Francis starts making some substantial structural changes that are unassailable.
Pope Francis personally will preside over the episcopal ordination of Msgr. Peter B. Wells, a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appointed papal nuncio to South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia.
ROME: Francis celebrated the beginning of the fourth year of his pontificate with an evocative summary of his first three, preaching on Jesus' mercy.
Letters: "He believed her presence in his life was a God-given gift, and that the relationship was a kind of vocation."
Third Anniversary of Election: Catholic conservatives are worried Pope Francis is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.
NCR Today: In his third pontifical year, Francis opened a Year of Mercy, made five international trips, released an encyclical, closed the Synod of Bishops on the family.
Pope Francis has approved new rules to tighten financial oversight of the canonization process after leaked documents revealed abuses and high costs in creating saints.