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 hints at lifting the ban on priests marrying and acknowledges the presence of paedophiles in the clergy.
The Catholic Church has formally recognized a group of professional exorcists, but the move raises concerns.
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 →
The ancient Plutonium, a poisonous cave found in Turkey, was believed in Greco-Roman mythology to be the portal to hell.
Pope Francis is the first pontiff since 913 to choose a name unused by a predecessor. ->
How will the new pope respond to reforms being called for at the Vatican? ->
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