A new Vatican magazine will give attention to women's voices, something that has been missing in the church despite women's important role in announcing the Gospel, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
Distinctly Catholic: The cause of religious liberty is important, and like all good causes, it can suffer from a variety of afflictions.
NCR Today: Pope Francis reiterated Wednesday that the Catholic church can never consider someone irrevocably separated from its global community.
NCR Today: I am less disappointed with Pope Francis' words in Amoris Laetitia than I am with what I fear will be the reaction to his words.
Pope Francis will welcome several thousand homeless and vulnerable people from all over Europe when they make a pilgrimage to Rome in November.
ROME -- Pope Francis called abuse of children a "tragedy," saying the church cannot tolerate the matter and "must severely punish the abusers."
Four Sisters of the Holy Child Mary who were part of a global effort to make a complete map and catalog of the starry skies.
Italian authorities made the arrests Thursday of six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group.
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of an Irish Jesuit, who was raised Anglican, as well as the cause of 38 Albanian martyrs killed during the communist persecution of Christians.