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The cardinal said that clarification was necessary because bishops were differing in their interpretations

Pope Francis names Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

The Palestinian embassy to the Holy See was inaugurated on Saturday

Italy’s coastguard said only four people survived the sinking of a migrant ship carrying 100 people off the Libyan coast

In a letter to young people Pope Francis said their responses will form the basis for next year’s summit

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Cardinal Burke confirmed that any correction of the Pope would first take place in private

Albrecht von Boeselager has filed an appeal against his suspension with an internal tribunal

The knights who won’t retreat

Vatican officials have mounted an extraordinary challenge to the ancient Order of Malta. But what is the row really about?

At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis warned against man-made idols that only provide fleeting comforts