The Obama administration has said it could make further changes to the contraceptive mandate to resolve its dispute with the Little Sisters of the Poor.
US vice-president Joe Biden will visit the Vatican on April 28 to speak about the search for a cancer cure.
Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi has insisted he never put a Vatican monsignor under pressure to leak documents.
An archbishop accused of molesting seminarians should play no part in celebrations of the 1,050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland, the Vatican has said.
John Allen says Dorothy Day is “the ideal American sainthood candidate in the Francis era”.
And Rome Reports captures the moment Antonio Banderas met Pope Francis at yesterday’s general audience.
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