Pope Francis has said he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque.
Doctors at the Vatican’s paediatric hospital said they have successfully separated conjoined twins whose skulls were fused back-to-back, an exceedingly rare surgery for an equally rare congenital defect.
Vatican prosecutors have ordered the seizure of documents and computers from the administrative offices of St Peter’s Basilica in an apparently new investigation into financial irregularities in the Holy See.
Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is returning to the Vatican after a four-day visit to Germany to visit his ailing elder brother, the Regensburg diocese said.
Emeritus Pope Benedict arrived in Germany to be with his brother, who is in poor health, the Vatican has said.
The Vatican has formally closed its latest investigation into the 1983 disappearance of an employee’s 15-year-old daughter after digging up a Holy See cemetery in search of her remains.
Comedian Stephen K Amos was ready to confront Pope Francis over homosexuality before a “life-changing” conversation.
Computer hackers have descended on the Vatican to help tackle pressing problems particularly dear to Pope Francis, including how to better provide resources for migrants and encourage solidarity for the poor.