Voters took to the polls in Costa Rica on Sunday as a same-sex marriage debate rocked the predominantly Catholic state's presidential election.
The Assumption Sisters of Nairobi had been in court for over six years fighting Reverend William Charles Fryda.
The pope has come under fire in Chile for promoting a bishop linked to a disgraced preacher who sexually abused children for decades.
Of 80 graves excavated on site, this was the only one to contain artifacts of this kind.
After a review of 8,000 child abuse cases revealed that Catholic priests accounted for a great number of alleged perpetrators, Australian officials have called on the Vatican to let priests have sex.
"The priest says 'lift up your hearts.' He does not say, 'lift up your cell phones to take pictures.'"
A letter accusing Pope Francis of supporting heretical stances is the sixth initiative aimed at clarifying his positions on family and marriage, but he has remained silent.
The students were pictured using Nazi symbols in their "game."
The church features high levels of administrative control and secrecy, yet the tide could be turning to greater transparency.
Melania Trump's Catholic faith could solidify her husband's support with far-right Christians.
The president will pick Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich's third wife, before he meets Pope Francis, say reports.
Modern diplomacy's dismissal of religion as a factor was a monumental mistake.
The most populous communist state coming together with the largest Christian church would unite 2.6 billion people—a potentially seismic alliance.
Russia's Catholic Church has joined the chorus of groups condemning the country's ban on Jehovah's Witnesses.
The pope's recent suggestion that the Catholic Church discuss celibacy vows harks back to an earlier version of church practice.
Younger generations see their future being robbed by officials who are still mired in Catholic-Protestant sectarian squabbles.
Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, perhaps the most senior of the liberal Francis's conservative Catholic critics, and Bannon first met three years ago.
Sermons in churches throughout the country target the extrajudicial killings as part of the war on drugs.
Pope reaffirms Church's stance on abortion but says, 'There is no sin that God's mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart.'
The pontiff urged journalists not to stoke fear.
The Scottish team's fans defied UEFA and police in the match against Hapoel Beer Sheva FC.
The retired Catholic Bishop of Derry has died aged 82.