Pope Francis pushed open the massive holy door of St. Peter's basilica, marking the start of a jubilee on the theme of mercy.
The Vatican's recent arrest of a priest and a laywoman for allegedly leaking confidential documents reveals a lesser known aspect of the religious body.
The Vatican denies widespread rumors that the pope has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Recently, a number of terrorist threats have been directed at the Vatican and the city of Rome. So, can the Vatican protect itself?
Pope Francis disses creationism but embraces exorcism. Here's why. Continue reading →
Pope Francis is taking a literal view of the devil, a departure from the softer stance of the Catholic Church over the past 15 years.
John Paul II and John Paul XXIII are made saints, as 1 million gather in St. Peter's Square to attend the double-canonization mass led by Pope Francis.
Despite a mysterious hole in his skull, the fate of Celestine V was not murder, researchers say. Continue reading →
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