The Vatican has released a document that establishes norms and principles for women who dedicate their lives as consecrated virgins and their place in the life of the church.
Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, secretary of the Congregation of the Evangelisation of Peoples, leads Mass in Gaborone’s Christ the King cathedral on a pastoral visit to Botswana and Namibia. By Sr Phatsimo Ramokgwebana SC – A...
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who said he did not believe in God, was still an esteemed member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and fostered a fruitful dialogue between science and faith.
Canadian Bishop Remi De Roo is one of the last bishops alive to have attended all four sessions of Vatican II. Now 93 years old, he tells ALICIA VON STAMWITZ about his view of the Church in the era of Pope Francis.
Fifteen-year-old show choir member Molly Biggs of Topeka, Kansas, thought her biggest singing break would be performing in Kansas City. As the New Year dawned, she wasn’t in Kansas anymore, but St Peter’s Square
Only relics that have been certified as authentic can be exposed for veneration by the faithful, according to a new Vatican instruction.
As a gesture of openness, cooperation and “cultural diplomacy”, the Vatican Museums have organised two joint art exhibitions with China.
Peace and harmony will not result from members of different religions simply tolerating each other; respect and appreciation of customs and cultural diversity is required
The Vatican Museums and the Vatican City governor’s office – which includes the gardeners – are involved in a five-year project to develop ecologically friendly cleaning agents and techniques to clean, restore and maintain the 570 works of art on display outside. Those works include fountains, statues and stone plaques.
Continuing education by the Catholic Church about the danger nuclear weapons pose is needed if the goal of total nuclear disarmament is to be achieved, a Vatican official said during a U.S. visit. Average...
The Vatican obviously is concerned about terrorist threats, “especially for the senseless hatred” it represents, and will continue to remain vigilant, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the secretary of state, visited Moscow and met with the patriarch and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as with leaders of Russia’s Catholic community.