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Pope refuses to accept resignation of cardinal over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis has refused to accept the resignation offered by German Cardinal Reinhard Marx over the sex abuse scandal in the church. However, he said...

Pope Francis returns to audiences in person after pandemic interruption

Pope Francis has returned to doing audiences with the faithful in person after a nearly six-month interruption due to Covid-19. Francis greeted several hundred socially...

Pope Francis back to in-person Sunday blessing

Pope Francis has said he is happy to be back greeting the faithful in St Peter’s Square for his traditional Sunday noon blessing after...

Pope praises Prince Philip’s ‘distinguished’ public service

Pope Francis has offered Britain's Queen “heartfelt condolences” for the loss of her husband and praised Prince Philip for his devotion to marriage and...

Protesters continue to defy military rulers in Myanmar

Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the streets on Sunday holding painted eggs in a...

Pope opens final Holy Week services but will skip Last Supper rite

Pope Francis has opened the solemn final days of Holy Week with a morning Mass in St Peter’s Basilica but planned to skip the...

Vatican snubs gay union blessings because God ‘cannot bless sin’

The Vatican has decreed that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions because God “cannot bless sin”. The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the...

Pope pushes through nerve pain to give new year’s blessing

Pope Francis has ushered in 2021 with a traditional Angelus blessing from the papal library, pushing through nerve pain that forced him to skip...

Bill legalising abortion passed in Argentina

Argentina’s Senate has passed a law legalising abortion in Pope Francis’ homeland after a marathon 12-hour session, in a victory for the women’s movement...

Vatican butler Paolo Gabriele dies aged 54

Paolo Gabriele, the Vatican butler who was convicted of stealing and leaking Pope Benedict XVI’s private papers in 2012, has died aged 54. Vatican News,...

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