Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has written a rare letter in which he has alluded to being near the end of his life.
Speaking in his homily at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis explained that thinking about death makes us see we are not the masters of our destiny.
Catholic bishops have raised concerns that new legislation cracking down on foreign interference and espionage could force church members to register as agents of the Vatican.
“I love skating. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Really, it’s just living a daily dream everyday.”
Pope Francis is sending one of the Vatican’s most respected investigators - the Archbishop of Malta, Charles Scicluna - to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about Bishop Juan Barros.
Few churches in Australia are more remote, or beautiful, than the Sacred Heart Church in Beagle Bay, part of the Catholic Diocese of Broome.