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Pope backs Australian cardinal in fight against sex abuse charges

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:52 PM

Cardinal George Pell says he has been a victim of 'relentless character assassination' and vows to clear his name and return to work in Rome

Pope backs Australian cardinal in fight against sex abuse charges

Vatican finance chief charged with child sex abuse

Jun 29, 2017 - 9:15 AM

(UPDATED) Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's finance chief and the highest-ranking Catholic cleric to face such charges, had been interviewed in Rome by Australian police last October over the allegations

Vatican finance chief charged with child sex abuse

Pope Francis injects new blood into cardinals club

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:29 AM

Four of the 5 new cardinals come from countries that have never had a cardinal before: El Salvador, Laos, Mali and Sweden; the fifth is from Spain

Pope Francis injects new blood into cardinals club

Pope Francis to make pilgrimage to Fatima for child saints-to-be

May 10, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Some 400,000 pilgrims from around the world will welcome the Argentine pontiff on the giant esplanade that faces the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal

Pope Francis to make pilgrimage to Fatima for child saints-to-be

Pope to make Fatima child shepherds saints

Apr 20, 2017 - 5:01 PM

(UPDATED) The canonization of Jacinta and Francisco Marto will take place during the Argentine pontiff's visit to one of Catholicism's major pilgrimage sites

Pope to make Fatima child shepherds saints

Can masses be held inside courts? SC says yes

Apr 09, 2017 - 9:28 AM

The High Court decided that holding a Mass inside court premises does not amount to a union of Church and State

Can masses be held inside courts? SC says yes

Mexico Catholic Church says government submits to Trump 'terrorism'

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:20 PM

The Church says Mexican authorities 'only make declarations and promises, their reactions are lukewarm and they also show fear and even worse, submission'

Mexico Catholic Church says government submits to Trump 'terrorism'

Duterte: Skip priests, go straight to God

Feb 08, 2017 - 8:29 PM

The President continues his word war against Catholic church leaders. While he mistrusts priests, he says he has a 'deep and abiding faith in God.'

Duterte: Skip priests, go straight to God

1 in 14 Catholic priests accused of abuse in Australia

Feb 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM

'This data, along with all we have heard over the past 4 years, can only be interpreted for what it is: a massive failure on the part of the Catholic Church in Australia to protect children from abusers.'

1 in 14 Catholic priests accused of abuse in Australia

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 8, 2017

Jan 08, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Sunday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 8, 2017

WATCH: Pope urges peace, comforts terror victims in Christmas message

Dec 25, 2016 - 6:41 PM

(UPDATED) The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics says he hopes for 'peace to those who have lost a person dear to them as a result of brutal acts of terrorism'

WATCH: Pope urges peace, comforts terror victims in Christmas message

WATCH: Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Midnight Mass

Dec 25, 2016 - 12:39 AM

The Mass is livestreamed straight from St. Peter's Basiica on midnight Vatican time (4 am Manila time)

WATCH: Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Midnight Mass

Gays cannot enter Catholic priesthood, insists Vatican

Dec 08, 2016 - 8:09 AM

A decree on training for Roman Catholic priests stresses the obligation of sexual abstinence, as well as barring gays and those who support 'gay culture' from holy orders

Gays cannot enter Catholic priesthood, insists Vatican

New Guam bishop seeks healing after sex scandal

Nov 28, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Guam's new Catholic archbishop acknowledges that 'shocking"'child sex allegations had damaged the Church's standing in the Pacific territory

New Guam bishop seeks healing after sex scandal

Manila gets 1st copy of Pope's apostolic letter on mercy

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:48 AM

'Implement this in Manila,' Pope Francis tells Cardinal Tagle, referring to his apostolic letter closing the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Manila gets 1st copy of Pope's apostolic letter on mercy

Pope gives priests permanent right to pardon abortion

Nov 22, 2016 - 7:25 AM

The move is seen as a significant outreach by the Catholic Church to women

Pope gives priests permanent right to pardon abortion

Pope creates 17 cardinals, 'Princes of the Church'

Nov 20, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Three of them are from the US, while others come from corners of the world where the Catholic Church needs a boost

Pope creates 17 cardinals, 'Princes of the Church'

China priests' fears over Vatican's Beijing olive branch

Nov 01, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Since January, Chinese and Vatican officials have met at least 4 times, including in Rome, to try and resolve the delicate issue of the appointment of bishops – the heart of the dispute

China priests' fears over Vatican's Beijing olive branch

Pope greets Catholic minority in secular Sweden

Nov 01, 2016 - 10:28 AM

(UPDATED) Pope Francis holds a public mass for the Catholic minority in Sweden, a Lutheran but secular country where same-sex marriage is allowed even for priests

Pope greets Catholic minority in secular Sweden

Pope Francis takes Christian unity bid to Sweden, Protestant heartland

Oct 31, 2016 - 11:35 AM

Ahead of the visit to Sweden, he reiterates the importance he attaches to Christian unity at a time when both believers and belief itself are under pressure in many parts of the world

Pope Francis takes Christian unity bid to Sweden, Protestant heartland

Pope aide interviewed by Australia police over abuse claims

Oct 26, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities say

Pope aide interviewed by Australia police over abuse claims

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:20 AM

'The body is not the private property of the family. A dead person is a son of God. It is part of the body of Christ, it is part of God's people.'

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Central Africa's first Catholic cardinal marches for peace

Oct 13, 2016 - 9:36 AM

Dieudonne Nzapalainga, the Bangui archbishop who was appointed cardinal by Pope Francis at the weekend, leads a march for peace in a Muslim area of the capital

Central Africa's first Catholic cardinal marches for peace

Pope says teaching gender theory is 'indoctrination'

Oct 03, 2016 - 10:54 AM

Pope Francis also repeats his call that homosexuals and transsexuals should be welcomed, accepted and integrated into society as much as possible

Pope says teaching gender theory is 'indoctrination'

Confused and sad yet hopeful

Oct 02, 2016 - 9:11 AM

Archbishop Villegas: 'What can I do to change the downward course of my beloved Philippines?'

Confused and sad yet hopeful

Guam's Catholic Church in crisis over child sex claims

Sep 19, 2016 - 11:35 AM

A Vatican administrator urges Rome to remove the head of the Catholic Church in Guam over child sex allegations, warning the scandal could bankrupt the church in the deeply religious Pacific territory

Guam's Catholic Church in crisis over child sex claims

Davao blast, Scarborough Shoal, Mother Teresa | 12PM wRap

Sep 05, 2016 - 12:42 PM

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Davao blast, Scarborough Shoal, Mother Teresa | 12PM wRap

Pope hails Teresa: Now a saint, always a mother

Sep 04, 2016 - 4:55 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'She made her voice heard before the powers of this world, so that they might recognize their guilt for the crime – the crimes! – of poverty they created,' says Pope Francis

Pope hails Teresa: Now a saint, always a mother

Mother Teresa to be elevated to sainthood

Sep 04, 2016 - 12:45 PM

The sainthood ceremony comes one day short of the 19th anniversary of Teresa's death, at 87, in the Indian city where she spent her adult life, first teaching, then tending to the dying poor

Mother Teresa to be elevated to sainthood

Saint Teresa of Kolkata: Revered, reviled and misunderstood

Sep 04, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The austere persona she displayed to the world with her gaunt, masculine face, masked a lighter, albeit troubled, soul

Saint Teresa of Kolkata: Revered, reviled and misunderstood

LIVE EVENT: Canonization of Mother Teresa of Kolkata

Sep 04, 2016 - 10:24 AM

The Holy Mass and Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa, to be led by Pope Francis, will take place at 4:30 pm Manila time Sunday, September 4

LIVE EVENT: Canonization of Mother Teresa of Kolkata

Balkan countries contest Mother Teresa's heritage

Sep 04, 2016 - 9:26 AM

While she is famed for her work with the poor in the Indian city of Kolkata, the late missionary's origins have been hotly disputed in southeastern Europe, where she grew up

Balkan countries contest Mother Teresa's heritage

Mother Teresa's legacy under cloud as sainthood nears

Sep 03, 2016 - 7:33 PM

In the Indian city where she rose to fame, claims of medical negligence and financial mismanagement at her care homes threaten to cloud her legacy

Mother Teresa's legacy under cloud as sainthood nears

Priest injured in Indonesia church attack

Aug 28, 2016 - 3:29 PM

A knife-wielding man stabbed a Catholic priest and tried to set off an explosive device, police say, the latest attack on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country

Priest injured in Indonesia church attack

Pope 'opens door' to female deacons with new panel

Aug 03, 2016 - 8:42 AM

The 13-member commission, made up of 7 men and 6 women, will examine the question with a particular focus on the history of women having played this role in the early years of the Church

Pope 'opens door' to female deacons with new panel

Pope Francis: Islam is not terrorism

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:11 AM

Pope: 'It's not true and it's not correct (to say) Islam is terrorism... I don't think it is right to equate Islam with violence'

Pope Francis: Islam is not terrorism

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge Mass in Poland

Jul 31, 2016 - 8:17 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Speaking at World Youth Day 2016, Pope Francis calls on tech-savvy youngsters to 'download the best link of all, that of a heart which sees and transmits goodness without growing weary'

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge Mass in Poland

Pope Francis walks alone through Auschwitz

Jul 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The Argentine pontiff leads prayers for the 1.1 million mostly-Jewish victims murdered at the camp

Pope Francis walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope's finance chief probed over child abuse claims – Australia

Jul 28, 2016 - 9:40 AM

(UPDATED) Australian police say they are investigating child abuse complaints against Vatican finance chief George Pell with a decision on whether to press charges yet to be made

Pope's finance chief probed over child abuse claims – Australia

Pope Francis faces tepid welcome in migrant-wary Poland

Jul 26, 2016 - 3:59 PM

Experts say Francis will have a hard time winning over hearts and minds in the devout central European country

Pope Francis faces tepid welcome in migrant-wary Poland

World Youth Day: Pope to headline 'Catholic Woodstock'

Jul 24, 2016 - 11:42 AM

With Europe reeling from a series of terror attacks targeting civilians, Poland will deploy over 20,000 policemen and has temporarily restored border checks with EU neighbors

World Youth Day: Pope to headline 'Catholic Woodstock'

Christians should apologize to gay people – Pope Francis

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:23 AM

'I think that the Church not only should apologize... to a gay person whom it offended but it must also apologize to the poor as well, to the women who have been exploited, to children who have been forced to work.'

Christians should apologize to gay people – Pope Francis

Vatican takes over as Guam archbishop faces abuse probe

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:13 PM

The head of the Catholic Church in Guam has denied sexual abuse allegations after the Vatican appointed an administrator to perform his duties while an investigation is underway

Vatican takes over as Guam archbishop faces abuse probe

Mayor Digong, that was not the point

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:00 AM

'They voted for you then NOT because they do not heed the Church but because they were weary from the ineptitude PNoy's government and did not want more of the same'

Mayor Digong, that was not the point

The silence of the lambs emboldens Hannibal

Jun 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM

'That is my fear: that our church leaders think it the better part of prudence to hold their peace while every rant, insult, and slur is sent hurtling their way'

The silence of the lambs emboldens Hannibal

Taunting religion

May 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The sinfulness of priests and bishops is not in debate. They are sinful. We are. And the Church has publicly acknowledged its sinfulness and the transgressions of its leaders.

Taunting religion

Duterte blasts 'hypocritical' Catholic church

May 22, 2016 - 9:43 PM

The president-elect accuses bishops of asking for money from the government, saying it is another form of corruption

Duterte blasts 'hypocritical' Catholic church

'The Exorcist' filmmaker says Vatican let him film real exorcism

May 20, 2016 - 10:34 AM

'I was invited by the Vatican exorcist to shoot and video an actual exorcism which few people have ever seen and which nobody has ever photographed,' claims William Friedkin, the director of 'The Exorcist'

'The Exorcist' filmmaker says Vatican let him film real exorcism

Pope brings 12 Syrian refugees to Rome after visit to migrant hotspot

Apr 16, 2016 - 11:48 PM

(UPDATED) The pope tells reporters that his gesture is 'a drop in the ocean' but hopes that afterwards, 'the ocean will never be the same again'

Pope brings 12 Syrian refugees to Rome after visit to migrant hotspot

Pope Francis to issue guide to love, sex and marriage

Apr 08, 2016 - 11:01 AM

Is he gay-friendly and relaxed about divorce and cohabitation? Or is the pontiff a conservative who understands the need to sidestep issues that put the Church at odds with how many believers live in the 21st Century?

Pope Francis to issue guide to love, sex and marriage