Catholic News

Pope Francis: Benedict XVI was ‘leader’ in responding to sexual abuse

Pope Francis visits Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at the Mater Ecclesiae monastery in Vatican City to exchange Christmas greetings Dec. 23, 2013. ...

Pope Francis explains to America Magazine why women cannot be ordained priests

Pope Francis meets a group of women at the end of his weekly general audience at the Paul VI hall in the Vatican on March 2, 2022. / Photo by V...

Pope Francis says dialogue ‘slow,’ but only way forward with China

Pilgrims from China greets Pope Francis during his general weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on May 22, 2019, at the Vatican. / Photo ...