Catholic Church

US cardinal Daniel DiNardo listens during a press conference at the North American College on March 5, 2013 in Rome. The Vatican said Tuesday that the date for the conclave to elect a new pope could be set before all cardinals have arrived in Rome, as five electors were still …

U.S. Bishops Denounce New Zealand Mosque Shootings

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) condemned the “slaughter of innocent Muslim brothers and sisters” that occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday.

A priest baptizes a baby in a church in Tourcoing, northern France, on July 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholic Baptisms Plummet in Secular Quebec

Annual Catholic baptisms in Quebec fell by a striking 30 percent in the five years from 2012 to 2017, according to the Quebec Assembly of Catholic Bishops.

Pope Francis warns doping, corruption polluting sport

Pope Francis Meets with Top Mormon Leaders

Pope Francis met with the leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Vatican Saturday, the first meeting ever between the heads of the Catholic and Mormon churches.

Activists display banners calling for action against world poverty, climate chanege and other environmental issues as they arrive on St. Peter's square prior to Pope Francis's Sunday Angelus prayer on June 28, 2015 at the Vatican. The activists included Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus and those of other denominations calling for …

Vatican Tells U.N. ‘Climate Change’ Is Hardest on the Poor

The Vatican’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva said Monday that climate change has a “disproportionate impact on poor people and poor communities” and called on nations to integrate “questions of justice in debates on the environment.”