55 years ago, Pope Paul VI repudiated the 2,000-year-old charge of deicide against the Jewish people, and affirmed that the Jews’ relationship with the God of Israel is eternal, and cannot be broken.
Beatified as St. Theresa Benedicta of the Cross in 1987, the saint was born in 1891 as Edith Stein.
The appointments to one of the Holy See's most important offices marked the latest attempt by the pope to keep promises to improve gender balance made years ago.
The Vatican appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to do everything possible to reopen the process of direct negotiations.
What role did Erich Priebke play? The Pope Pius XII Archives may tell us.
Catholics have been following Masses on television or on the internet as priests said them in empty churches.
The participation of the faithful at the pope's morning Mass in his residence has been suspended until March 15.
A day after the opening of the archives about the controversial pope who served between 1939 and 1958, an archive official paints an apologetic picture and the chief rabbi of Rome denounces it.
The Vatican unsealed its secret archive relating to the controversial Holocaust-era Pope Pius XII.