(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis is recovering after undergoing a planned surgical operation for diverticular stenosis, which is an intestinal procedure on the colon. "His Holiness Pope Francis is in good general condition, alert and breathing on his own," said a statement released by the... Read More.
(ROME) -- Pope Francis on Thursday rejected the resignation of German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who asked to step down over the mishandling of sex abuse cases in Germany. Marx, who serves as the archbishop of Munich and Freising, is not suspected of abuse or cover... Read More.
By CLARK BENTSON, ABC News(UR, Iraq) -- Pope Francis gathered members of the prominent faiths in Iraq at Ur, the birthplace of the prophet Abraham, for an inter-religious convocation meant to promote unity among Iraqi's diverse religious communities."This... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 90.4 million people worldwide and killed over 1.9 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis blasted trickle-down economic policies on Sunday, raising alarm over the growing global inequality crisis that has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic."The marketplace, by itself, cannot resolve every problem,... Read More.