Former Vatican Power Broker Among 10 Defendants Facing Conviction
The image, which many observers suspected came from artificial intelligence, was spread by several accounts, forcing the Pentagon to comment that there was no such explosion.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni also pledges that her government will do everything it can to reverse the rapidly falling birth rate in Italy, but warns the country must not turn to surrogacy as an answer.
The planned trip, which has not been officially announced, comes just two weeks after the pope said the Vatican was involved in a peace mission to try to end the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
"I felt a strong pain at the end of the (March 29) audience," the pope told reporters aboard his papal plane on his return to Rome from Budapest, where the pontiff made a three-day visit.
New rules published Wednesday said 70 people would also be chosen to take part "who represent various groupings of the faithful of the People of God (priests, consecrated women, deacons, lay faithful)".
Twitter's removal of blue ticks is forcing accounts to find new ways to prove authenticity as concerns over copycats mount.
A Vatican investigator has been given full authority by Pope Francis to inquire into the disappearance of a schoolgirl 40 years ago.
Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a Saturday night vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, decrying the "icy winds of war" and other injustices.
The pope, 86, was taken to Rome's Gemelli hospital on Wednesday after complaining of breathing difficulties, but responded rapidly to an infusion of antibiotics, his medical team has said.
El Salvador condemned on Tuesday the action of detention center staff in Mexico during a fire that killed at least 38 migrants, including "several" Salvadorans, and demanded a thorough investigation.
The war in Ukraine involves “imperial interests,” with the world’s “great powers” fighting there, Pope Francis said in extracts of an interview published on Friday.
More than 4,800 individuals may have been victims of child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church and 512 alleged victims have already come forward with their stories, an expert panel looking into historic abuse in the church said M...
Thousands of reports of paedophilia within the Catholic Church have surfaced around the world and Pope Francis is under pressure to tackle the scandal.
Pope Francis called on the Roman Catholic Church to welcome LGBTQ people and to do more to put an end to laws that criminalize homosexuality. "We are all God's children," he said.