Pope Francis delivers his speech during a Mass for the closing of the synod of bishops in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Vatican: ‘Make Migration Work’ for Everybody

In his second address before the U.N. meeting on international migration, the Vatican’s secretary of state said that the Holy See’s primary objective is to make migration work for everybody.

Pope Francis shakes hands with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani during a conference of EU politicians on Re-thinking Europe, at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Addressing European political and church leaders at a moment of broad political crises, Pope Francis said Christians can play a role in shaping Europe’s …

Despite Scandals, Vatican Welcomed into European Financial System

The Board of the European Payments Council (EPC) has approved the extension of the geographical scope of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) to include Vatican City State and the Holy See, interpreted by observers as a seal of approval on Vatican financial reforms.

Indiana Bishop Timothy Doherty, chairman of the committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, listens while Galveston-Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the USCCB General Assembly, speaks during a press conference at the annual US Conference of Catholic Bishops November 12, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Brendan …

Pope Francis Reins in U.S. Bishops’ Measures Against Sex Abuse

Pope Francis has temporarily suspended efforts by the United States bishops to address the issue of clerical sex abuse, ordering them to wait until he can meet with them in February together with the presidents of other national bishops’ conferences from around the world.