Resurrection is a reality on every level

Believers and non-believers alike have been arguing about the Resurrection since the day Jesus rose.

Pope at Chrism Mass: Never separate truth of Gospel from its joy, mercy

VATICAN CITY – Always preach the whole truth of the Gospel with humility and respect and never be afraid to offer that truth just "one sip at a time," Pope Francis told the world's priests.

Violence only benefits ‘warlords’ who profit off bloodshed, says Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY – Violence is not the way to fix a broken world, rather it only benefits a handful of "warlords" who profit off of human bloodshed, Pope Francis said.

Vatican stamps mark Pope Benedict's birthday, Fatima apparitions

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican stamp and coin office has big plans for early May: the release of stamps marking retired Pope Benedict XVI's 90th birthday and important events in the life of the church spanning almost 2,000 years.

Pope to formally approve canonizations, including of Fatima seers

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis and cardinals present in Rome will formally approve the canonizations of two of the children who saw Mary in Fatima, a large group of Brazilian martyrs, three child martyrs from Mexico and two priests.

Franciscan superiors ask Pope to allow brothers to be elected leaders

VATICAN CITY – The superiors of the four main branches of the Franciscan friars formally asked Pope Francis for permission to allow their communities to elect brothers to positions of leadership in their communities.

Love Jesus in all who suffer, Pope says on Palm Sunday

VATICAN CITY – Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely in all people who suffer like he did, Pope Francis said.

Pope: Scientists must defend creation from distorted use of biotech

VATICAN CITY – Scientists working in the field of biotechnology are called to use science to protect creation and to prevent methods that seek to control it, Pope Francis said.

Scholars offer Benedict traditional German tribute on his 90th birthday

VATICAN CITY – Before he was elected Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger once wrote that he was grateful for being born on a day that fell during the church's most intense liturgical season.

Could Mary be getting a new title this year?

DETROIT, Mich. – Earlier this year, the International Marian Association submitted a request to Pope Francis, asking for the public recognition of the title of Mary as “Co-Redemptrix with Jesus the Redeemer.”

Stop perpetuating negative stereotypes on immigration, Pope tells media

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis said Friday that when it comes to solving the immigration crisis, the media needs to stop perpetuating negative stereotypes and explain the big picture, shedding light on the causes behind migration.