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.
The Francis Chronicles: Pope Francis warned about arrogance June 1 in his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square.
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.
Francesca Chaouqui, who denied to a Vatican court that she leaked documents about financial reform had admitted to sending the documents when she was first interrogated, a Vatican policeman said.
After five years of tension and silence, Pope Francis and the grand imam of one of the most important Sunni Muslim universities in the world embraced at the Vatican.
Sixteen years after the Vatican released the text of the so-called Third Secret of Fatima, rumors cyclically arise claiming that the Vatican still is keeping part of Mary's message secret.
Pope Francis will visit the Armenian Genocide memorial complex during a three-day visit to the country in June, a move that may strain the Vatican's diplomatic relations with Turkey.
Laypeople are called to be a bridge between the church and the world, particularly in matters of finance, said Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy.