The 84-year-old "reacted well" to the planned intestinal surgery according to the Holy See.
Investigators using ground-penetrating radar have reported finding hundreds of unmarked graves at the sites of two residential schools for Indigenous children.
The secretary of state met with Pope Francis to discuss America's relationship with the Vatican.
In a letter to Reinhard Marx, Pope Francis responded to the announcement that the cardinal would resign as archbishop of Munich and Freising due to the church's mishandling of abuse cases.
Pope Francis announced that priests and laypeople who hold church office can be explicitly punished for sexually abusing minors and adults.
The pope spoke with Turkey's president and later with Iran's foreign minister as violence between Israel and the Palestinians continues.
People tell me "Joe Biden is a practicing Catholic," Locke said. "So is the pope but he's the biggest pedophile on the planet."
The new laws mark the pope's biggest step to cut down on corruption in the Vatican.
The pontiff once again criticized weapons of war as he called for faster distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Vatican has said the Catholic Church cannot "bless sin" and LGBT unions are not part of God's plan.
"Morally compromised"? The cells from aborted human embryos were crucial in developing and testing the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. That puts the Catholic Church in a difficult spot.
Rather than highlight the plight of Assyrians and other Christian groups in the Middle East, Pope Francis' visit may end up worsening their situation.
Shiite Islam, including Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani and his millions of followers around the world, are important to the future of coexistence in the Middle East and across the world.
While the papal tour to Iraq may have inspired hope in many, it also revealed how insidious the systematic erasure of Middle Eastern Christians, and other ethnic and religious minorities, is—and how easily their experiences have been sidelined for the sake of political expediency.
Pope Francis trended on Twitter Friday amid his visit to Iraq. The day prior, one social media user declared that he used to work an odd job that could be considered surprising for a pope.
The pontiff said it was his "duty" to travel to the country despite concerns about the pandemic and the military situation.
A spokesperson for the Popular Mobilization Forces told Newsweek that the militia collective "is participating in the process of securing the visit of Pope Francis," and, "specifically in Mosul, securing the churches there."
In the Italian book "Of Vices and Virtues," released on Tuesday, Pope Francis touches on various subjects such as climate change.
A video of a maskless man dressed as a priest kicking at a fellow store shopper prompts outrage on Reddit.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said that he didn't feel that the Supreme Court ruling was protesting lockdowns in the way that Pope Francis spoke about those who opposed restrictions.
The soccer star was an admirer of Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro, frequently criticizing the United States, including one notable incident in 2007 on Chavez's TV show.
The 72-year-old was one of 13 men who will be elevated to the cardinal's rank, People Francis said in a surprise announcement.
Graham, a prominent evangelical leader, criticized the pope's comments about legal recognition of LGBTQ partnerships in a lengthy Facebook post.
Civil unions should "not be restricted to two people of the same sex in a presumed sexual relationship," San Francisco's archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said.
Pope Francis says there should be a civil union law for same-sex couples, according to a new documentary.
The comments appear in a book of conversations the pontiff had with gastronomist Carlo Petrini about the future of the planet.
Conservative anti-gay Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano claims that Pope Francis is involved in a conspiracy seeking the "legitimization of homosexuality" in service to the "new world order."
The Ventura City Council cast a 6-0 vote during its meeting Wednesday night to remove a statue of Father Junipero Serra from outside its city hall and relocate it to the Mission San Buenaventura.