MEDELLIN, Colombia/September 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis flew to a rain-soaked Medellin on Saturday to console orphans, the poor and sick — and to demand priests and ordinary Colombians look beyond rigid church doctrine
SYDNEY/June 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See.
VATICAN CITY/June 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal and shared her aim to “bring down walls,”
VATICAN CITY/May 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone
VATICAN CITY (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis has called on the faithful to consult the Bible with the same frequency as they might consult their cellphones for messages. Francis urged a packed St. Peter’s Square following
VATICAN CITY/February 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — God’s love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope. Unnerved by the proliferation of papal-themed T-shirts, snow globes and tea towels around
VATICAN CITY/February 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is