Pacific islands are expected to sink and erode by 2100 due to climate change, scientists warn. Baron Waqa discussed global warming and Paris Agreement with Pope Francis.
Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi's book Original Sin claims priests sexually abused teenage boys at a St. Pius X pre-seminary for middle- and high-schoolers in the Vatican.
Vatican spokesperson confirms cigarettes will no longer be sold at shop in city-state from 2018 because of their health hazards.
Astronauts living in the International Space Station spoke to Pope Francis in a unique and harmonious exchange of science and religion.
Top Catholic Church officials worked behind the scenes to control the sex abuse scandal and keep it from authorities as well as parishioners.
The latest saints were proclaimed Sunday during a Mass celebrated by Francis in St. Peter's Square.
Italian priest Maurizio Pallu has been kidnapped by gunmen during a robbery in Nigeria's southern Benin City.
Two inmates took advantage of a lunch event held at the Basilica of San Petronio, Bologna, on 1 October to sneak out of the church and flee.
Survivors say Vatican has shown no real commitment to holding clergy abusers accountable.
Case would be major embarrassment for Pope Francis who has pledged "zero tolerance" for sexual abuse.
Netflix has cast actor Jonathan Pryce for the role of Pope Francis alongside Anthony Hopkins as Pope Benedict in the new film The Pope.
Pontiff and Patriarch Bartholomew I blame moral decay and greed for the harm done to the planet.
New videos threaten terrorist carnage in Italy.
Choir master Massimo Palombella reveals how he's gone back to the 16th century to save group's reputation.
Charlie Gard and his cause have been exploited by right-wingers and fundamentalist Christians.
Move in line with Pope Francis teaching against 'habit of wasting and throwing away' says Vatican official.
More than 500 pupils were physically and sexually abused.
"To become the best of yourself, you must focus on your own potential and not on your own limits"
Close confidantes of the pope criticised 'evangelical fundamentalists' for a twisted reading of the Bible.
Cardinal Gerhard Muller was removed as the head of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith by Pope Francis.