For those who do not seek God’s forgiveness, Pope Francis says, “There is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls.”
The Vatican gave unprecedented access to the award-winning director.
Workers at St. Peter’s will no longer enjoy papal pulls of tobacco from next year.
Bannon has slammed U.S. bishops for defending undocumented immigration, claiming the Catholic Chruch “needs illegal aliens to fill the churches.”
As a former club bouncer and chemical engineer, the pope’s past is a frequent source of surprises.
Trump left Spicer, a Catholic, out of his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in May.
Christians are persecuted in North Korea, but top Catholic bishops are still calling for Washington and Pyongyang to sit down for negotiations.
The Argentine pope, who has already made more than 800 saints, has opened a fourth way to attain the status.
Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic and the third-highest-ranking official at the Vatican.
The pope has stepped in decisively on the church’s crisis in Ahiara, where priests have refused to accept their bishop for the past four years.
The president will pick Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich's third wife, before he meets Pope Francis, say reports.
The long-haul journey is unusual because recent presidents have visited neighboring Canada or Mexico first.
The Vatican said in a statement Thursday that the duo would meet up May 24.
At a Vatican summit, the former deputy health minister said some violation of the law on taking organs from executed prisoners was likely.