Pope Francis has approved plans for a modified version of Fisker's Ocean SUV to be a new mode of papal transport.
The pontiff denounced the conflict during his Sunday blessing, asking if "we truly think that we can build peace by destroying the other?"
The Vatican event is about global-health threats, including the coronavirus, and the roles science and spirituality can play in fighting them.
Members of the Catholic LGBTQ community and a theology expert told Insider that the decree is unhelpful to the church's ever-evolving congregation.
The note from the Catholic Church comes months after the Vatican partially walked back statements from Pope Francis supporting civil union laws.
Leaders of the IS terror cell drove thousands of Christians out of Mosul in 2014 after seizing the city and destroying centuries-old churches.
The rockets hit the Al Asad base early Wednesday morning. Tensions are increasing ahead of the pope's visit to Iraq and between the US and Iran.
An article on a right-wing website plagiarized an Associated Press article to falsely claim that Pope Francis was arrested on human trafficking charges. A representative for the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations told Insider that the conspiracy theory was “fake news.” The allegation is the […]
Pope Francis condemned people who travelled abroad for vacations amid COVID-19 lockdowns during his Sunday prayers from the Vatican Library. The pontiff said in his address: “But those people, good people, did they not think about those who stayed at home, about the economic problems faced by many people who […]
Pope Francis on Friday said the “most vulnerable and needy” populations should receive a coronavirus vaccine first. “I ask everyone – government leaders, businesses, international organisations – to foster cooperation and not competition, and to seek a solution for everyone: vaccines for all, especially for the most vulnerable and needy […]
The CEOS of Visa, Bank of America, Salesforce and other Fortune 500 companies have joined the Council for Inclusive Capitalism With the Vatican. The council, led by Pope Francis, will promote a more inclusive form of capitalism, encouraging leaders to advance fairer policies and reduce inequality in society. The members […]
Pope Francis spoke out against people who protested coronavirus lockdowns in a New York Times op-ed on Thursday. “Looking to the common good is much more than the sum of what is good for individuals,” he wrote. The opinion piece came after the Supreme Court ruled against placing restrictions on […]
Pope Francis on Monday met with five players from the NBA to discuss social and economic injustice. “With the Pope’s support and blessing, we are excited to head into this next season reinvigorated to keep pushing for change and bringing our communities together,” said Anthony Tolliver, a forward with the […]
Five NBA players and a handful of staffers travelled to Vatican City to meet with Pope Francis in a last-minute meeting. Milwaukee Bucks star Kyle Korver, Houston Rocket Sterling Brown, Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, Memphis Grizzlies vet Anthony Tolliver, and San Antonio Spurs guard Marco Belinelli took the trip. […]
Pope Francis announced 13 new cardinals who will earn a red hat next month in a surprise announcement on Sunday. Among those named is D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who will be the first Black American to be named cardinal. 73-year-old Wilton is from Chicago and became the first Black American […]
Pope Francis said he supports a civil union law for same-sex couples, according to the Catholic News Agency. In a documentary about his life and ministry that debuted in Rome on Wednesday, Pope Francis said believes same-sex couples should be “legally covered.” “Homosexuals have a right to be a part […]
Pope Francis published the third encyclical of his papacy on Saturday. The lengthy letter to Catholic bishops around the world is a fiery criticism of capitalism and modern economic systems. Francis says the same markets that allowed for explosive growth in recent centuries also left wide swaths of disenfranchised people […]