Pope resumes public audiences for first time in six months

Pope resumes public audiences for first time in six months

Pope Francis expressed his pleasure at being once again among his flock on Wednesday as he delivered his weekly general audience in public for the first time in six months.

Pope calls for a quicker vaccine rollout in Italy’s Easter Sunday message

Pope calls for a quicker vaccine rollout in Italy’s Easter Sunday message

Children lead the way in Italy’s reduced Good Friday service

Children lead the way in Italy’s reduced Good Friday service

Pope appoints French woman to senior synod post

Pope appoints French woman to senior synod post

Pope warns Italy’s priests to stop charging for weddings and funerals

Pope warns Italy’s priests to stop charging for weddings and funerals

Italian churches resume mass for first time in two months

Italian churches resume mass for first time in two months

Vatican’s Amazon indigenous outreach considers permitting priests to marry

Vatican’s Amazon indigenous outreach considers permitting priests to marry

Italy offers to help relocate Pakistani woman in blasphemy case

Italy offers to help relocate Pakistani woman in blasphemy case

Italy’s League blocks Muslims from converting chapel into mosque

Italy’s League blocks Muslims from converting chapel into mosque

Rome’s Jews reject Israel artichoke dictat

Rome’s Jews reject Israel artichoke dictat

Vatican sets up new exorcism training courses as demand triples in Italy

Vatican sets up new exorcism training courses as demand triples in Italy

Pope calls for peace in Jerusalem in Christmas message

Pope calls for peace in Jerusalem in Christmas message

Vatican bans sale of holy blood and bones

Vatican bans sale of holy blood and bones

Italian headteacher causes controversy by ending school prayers

Italian headteacher causes controversy by ending school prayers

Pope Francis to meet Rohingya refugees

Pope Francis to meet Rohingya refugees

Dogs can’t be ring bearers, Italian mayor tells engaged couple

Dogs can’t be ring bearers, Italian mayor tells engaged couple

The pope just made it easier for people to become saints

The pope just made it easier for people to become saints

Four cardinals are challenging Pope Francis’ authority in a row over reforms

Four cardinals are challenging Pope Francis’ authority in a row over reforms

Pope Francis honours progressive postwar priests with pilgrimage

Pope Francis honours progressive postwar priests with pilgrimage

Italy’s top court rules Sikhs can’t carry religious knives

Italy’s top court rules Sikhs can’t carry religious knives

‘Pilgrim of peace’ Pope Francis heads to Egypt

‘Pilgrim of peace’ Pope Francis heads to Egypt

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Pope Francis uses Easter mass to call for end to ‘horror’ in Syria

Pope Francis uses Easter mass to call for end to ‘horror’ in Syria

Pope Francis washes feet of former mafiosi in Easter rite

Pope Francis washes feet of former mafiosi in Easter rite

Pope Francis opens free launderette for Rome’s poor and homeless

Pope Francis opens free launderette for Rome’s poor and homeless

Italian man granted divorce after claiming wife ‘possessed by devil’

Italian man granted divorce after claiming wife ‘possessed by devil’

Pope Francis praises British Muslim leaders, asks them to pray for him

Pope Francis praises British Muslim leaders, asks them to pray for him

Panel tells Vatican to react ‘directly and compassionately’ to sex abuse victims

Panel tells Vatican to react ‘directly and compassionately’ to sex abuse victims

Pope begs forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

Pope begs forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed

Mafia godfathers can’t be church godfathers, bishop rules

Mafia godfathers can’t be church godfathers, bishop rules

Phony faith healers arrested for gang rape in northern Italy

Phony faith healers arrested for gang rape in northern Italy

Four years as pope: Has Francis delivered his promised reforms?

Four years as pope: Has Francis delivered his promised reforms?

Married men could soon become Catholic priests, says pope

Married men could soon become Catholic priests, says pope

An Italian woman was forced to go to 23 hospitals to have an abortion

An Italian woman was forced to go to 23 hospitals to have an abortion

Francis becomes first ever pope to visit Anglican church in Rome

Francis becomes first ever pope to visit Anglican church in Rome

Vatican row over China’s invite to organ trafficking summit

Vatican row over China’s invite to organ trafficking summit

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

The godfather: Church fumes in Sicily as mobster’s son gets offer he can’t refuse

The godfather: Church fumes in Sicily as mobster’s son gets offer he can’t refuse

Italian Muslims sign anti-extremism pact

Italian Muslims sign anti-extremism pact

Sicilian church becomes a synagogue on the anniversary of the region expelling Jews

Sicilian church becomes a synagogue on the anniversary of the region expelling Jews

Italy’s imams to get training on the Constitution

Italy’s imams to get training on the Constitution

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs

Italians overestimate country’s Muslim population by 500 percent

Italians overestimate country’s Muslim population by 500 percent

‘Phantom’ pilgrims fail to boost Rome tourism in Jubilee year

‘Phantom’ pilgrims fail to boost Rome tourism in Jubilee year

Vatican to open its doors to 1,000 prisoners

Vatican to open its doors to 1,000 prisoners

Pope Francis understands Europe’s caution over migrants

Pope Francis understands Europe’s caution over migrants

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Exorcist priest and soldier arrested for sex abuse in Italy

Exorcist priest and soldier arrested for sex abuse in Italy

Pope Francis appoints potential successors

Pope Francis appoints potential successors

Northern Italian region approves ‘anti-mosque’ laws

Northern Italian region approves ‘anti-mosque’ laws

Former nuns to get civil union in northern Italy

Former nuns to get civil union in northern Italy

Pope says we should be ashamed of war

Pope says we should be ashamed of war

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy

The Pope’s still Catholic – but half of Italians aren’t

The Pope’s still Catholic – but half of Italians aren’t

Pope hails ties with Jews on landmark synagogue visit

Pope hails ties with Jews on landmark synagogue visit

Disaster averted! Miracle blood melts (again)

Disaster averted! Miracle blood melts (again)

Pope opens the door to Catholic Jubilee

Pope opens the door to Catholic Jubilee

Priest used charity cash for mum’s cosmetic ops

Priest used charity cash for mum’s cosmetic ops

What makes an Italian Christmas?

What makes an Italian Christmas?

Sicily priest in hot water over ‘miracle’ spring

Sicily priest in hot water over ‘miracle’ spring

Bishops slam ‘abhorrent’ confession exposé

Bishops slam ‘abhorrent’ confession exposé

Italy seeks to stop ‘anti-mosque law’

Italy seeks to stop ‘anti-mosque law’

Pope slams ‘deviant forms of religion’

Pope slams ‘deviant forms of religion’

‘Gays can be cured’ Turin teacher tells pupils

‘Gays can be cured’ Turin teacher tells pupils

‘Cohabitation is worse sin than murder’: priest

‘Cohabitation is worse sin than murder’: priest

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Dancing priest shakes his stuff for new saints

Italian court returns daughter to raped nun

Italian court returns daughter to raped nun

Pope falls victim to Catalan ‘shitter’ tradition

Pope falls victim to Catalan ‘shitter’ tradition

Atheist ad campaign riles Italy’s Catholics

Atheist ad campaign riles Italy’s Catholics

‘God told me to resign’: ex-Pope Benedict XVI

‘God told me to resign’: ex-Pope Benedict XVI

Italian villager reports parish for ‘noisy’ bells

Italian villager reports parish for ‘noisy’ bells

‘I never stole’ – jailed Catholic cleric

‘I never stole’ – jailed Catholic cleric

Right-wingers tell Pope to stay out of politics

Right-wingers tell Pope to stay out of politics

Italian priest arrested in Vatican probe

Italian priest arrested in Vatican probe

Father ‘Don Giovanni’ leaves church for love

Father ‘Don Giovanni’ leaves church for love

Italian saint’s body to go on permanent display

Italian saint’s body to go on permanent display