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Pope to parents: It's OK to fight, just not in front of kids

Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice Sunday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children.

January 13, 2019 10:10 am


Pope decries rise of nationalism, flaws of globalization

Pope Francis expressed concern Monday over the rise of populism and nationalism, including separatist tendencies in Europe.

January 7, 2019 10:40 am


Pope: Vatican meeting aims to 'shed full light' on sex abuse

Pope Francis says next month's meeting of bishops from around the world aims to "shed full light" on clergy sex abuse and covers-ups.

January 7, 2019 8:00 am


Independence decree presented to Ukrainian Orthodox bishop

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on Sunday presented a decree of independence to the head of the nascent Orthodox Church of...

January 6, 2019 8:10 am


Orthodox men dive for cross in Istanbul's waters

Dozens of Orthodox men dove into Istanbul's cold waters to retrieve a cross to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ.

January 6, 2019 8:10 am


Pope urges US bishops to heal divisions, repair trust

Pope Francis is encouraging U.S. bishops meeting near Chicago to unify as the Roman Catholic church deals with a "crisis of credibility"...

January 3, 2019 3:20 pm


AP Exclusive: A reckoning is underway in US Catholic Church

Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of...

January 3, 2019 10:40 am


AP investigation uncovers years of nun abuse in India

KURAVILANGAD, India – The nuns talk of Catholic priests who pushed into their bedrooms and of priests who pressured them to turn...

January 3, 2019 1:00 am


Vatican letter undermines US cardinal on abuse

VATICAN CITY -- A Vatican letter obtained by the Associated Press makes clear the Holy See blocked U.S. bishops from taking measures to...

January 1, 2019 10:12 am


Papal ode to motherhood ushers in 2019

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis ushered in the New Year with an ode to motherhood Tuesday, reminding the faithful that a mother's example and...

January 1, 2019 7:20 am


Vatican spokesman Greg Burke and his deputy resign suddenly

The Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, and his deputy resigned suddenly Monday amid an overhaul of the Vatican's communications operations .

December 31, 2018 7:20 am


Youth for Christ's new chief takes helm

In the hallway outside Chris Todia's new office, the words “Young people live in a messy world” dance boldly across the...

December 30, 2018 1:00 am


Pope Francis' early blind spot on sex abuse threatens legacy

It has been a wretched year for Pope Francis.

December 27, 2018 9:29 am


Pope celebrates Christmas at home as deputy presides in Iraq

Pope Francis is ushering in Christmas with a late-night Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, while his deputy is traveling to Iraq to celebrate...

December 24, 2018 12:40 pm



Christmas Eve services set

December 22, 2018 1:00 am