SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon conference this weekend in Utah will usher in a new era of church leadership that comes as the faith grapples with heightened scrutiny about... Read More.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Vatican ceremonies for Good Friday (all times local):
Pope Francis is asking forgiveness for a host of shameful sins, apologizing for those who seek... Read More.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis presided over solemn Good Friday services amid heightened security at Rome’s Colosseum for the Via Crucis procession and a new communications controversy at home.
Italian police,... Read More.
SAIQI, China (AP) — The twin-spired church in this southern Chinese village was packed with more than a thousand Catholics observing Good Friday, but the bishop who tends to the congregation... Read More.
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YINGTAN, China (Reuters) – Like many Chinese Catholics, Lin Jinqing was shocked when news trickled through to him of an impending deal between Beijing and the Vatican that would... Read More.
SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Filipino Roman Catholic devotees and tourists descended Friday on a farming village north of Manila to witness the crucifixion of several men in... Read More.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Holy Thursday (all times local):
Pope Francis says he has to have cataracts surgery next year.
Francis revealed the news as he bid farewell to... Read More.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday urged priests to be spiritually close to their flocks and not insist only on preaching laws when they sin.
Francis issued the guidance during... Read More.