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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 3, 2020 / 10:26 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican said Monday the health problems of Benedict XVI are not serious, though the pope emeritus is suffering from a painful disease. The Vatican press office said according to Benedict’s personal secretary, Archbishop George Ganswein, “the

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jul 20, 2020 / 04:10 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy published instructions Monday on reforming parishes and restructuring dioceses to better serve their “singular mission of evangelization.” The 24-page document is called “The pastoral conversion of the parish community in the service

CNA Staff, Jul 8, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- Twins who were conjoined at the head are likely to return home within months from the Vatican’s pediatric hospital where their bodies were successfully separated by doctors, and they have a high chance of living normal lives, the hospital’s chief

CNA Staff, Jun 10, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- An anonymous alleged sexual abuse victim of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick says he and other alleged victims have been working with the Vatican to fact-check the comprehensive dossier on McCarrick’s misdeeds. The alleged victim, writing under the name Nathan Doe,

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jun 6, 2020 / 09:09 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican said Saturday the city state no longer has any active positive cases among employees, after a 12th person had tested positive in early May. According to the director of the Holy See press office, Matteo

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 29, 2020 / 07:10 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican has published a free book online that can be a resource for parents facing a difficult or fatal diagnosis for their unborn child during pregnancy. The nearly 300-page ebook is a compilation of speeches given

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 21, 2020 / 10:45 am MT (CNA).- After the Vatican stopped livestreaming Pope Francis’ daily Masses this week, Catholics from around the world have urged the pope to resume the broadcast. The pope’s Mass livestream ended May 18, the day dioceses throughout Italy were

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, May 18, 2020 / 09:30 am MT (CNA).- As Rome reopened shops and restaurants on Monday, Catholics rejoiced in being able to attend Mass again for the first time in 10 weeks after Masses were first closed to the public. “To receive Communion again as

CNA Staff, May 14, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- Papal basilicas are considering checking visitors’ temperatures as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus when public Masses resume, the Holy See press office said Thursday. Representatives of the four major Roman basilicas — St. Peter’s, St. Mary Major, St.