The Latest: Ex-Vatican diplomat convicted for child porn

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the ex-Vatican diplomat child pornography case (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The Vatican tribunal has convicted a former Holy See d...

Vatican tribunal convicts ex-diplomat of possession, distribution of child porn, sentences him to 5 years

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican tribunal convicts ex-diplomat of possession, distribution of child porn, sentences him to 5 years.

Vatican diplomat says child porn just a 'bump on the road'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have asked the Vatican tribunal to convict and sentence to more than five years a former Holy See diplomat who admitted to downloading child pornography during what he ...

Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A former Vatican diplomat on trial for possession of a large quantity of child pornography has admitted the charges during the first hearing of an expedited trial inside the Vatica...

African wild dogs make comeback at Mozambican wildlife park

GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique (AP) — The African wild dogs are back. There are just 14 of them, far fewer than those that roamed Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park before the...

Pope: Not putting brakes on communion for Lutheran spouses

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says the Vatican has "not put the brakes on" the possibility of communion for the Lutheran spouses of Catholics. On his flight back to Rome...

Pope backs US bishops who called border separations immoral

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is backing the Catholic bishops in the United States who have condemned the practice of separating children from their parents after families are caught crossing...

Vatican promises to hear more abuse complaints in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A papal envoy looking into clerical sexual abuse is leaving Chile, but he says the Vatican will continue collecting testimony from people who allege they were sexually abused. ...

Young to Vatican: Let's talk about gay and gender issues

VATCAN CITY (AP) — Young people have told the Vatican in a survey that they want the church to concretely discuss gay and gender issues. The Vatican had solicited input from the youn...

Vatican, Mexico lament children suffer most from migration

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and Mexico are lamenting how children "are suffering the most" from forced migration, as the Trump administration comes under increasing criticism for its policy of sep...

Swiss Guards to get place of honor during pope's Swiss trip

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's Swiss Guards are getting a place of honor in Pope Francis' upcoming day trip to their native Switzerland. The Vatican said Monday that the head of t...

The Latest: Vatican, Mexico lament suffering of migrant kids

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the immigration debate in Europe (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Vatican and Mexico are lamenting how children "are suffering the mo...

Pope presses for talks on Yemen amid humanitarian crisis

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is pressing for negotiations involving the sides in the Yemen conflict so the humanitarian crisis doesn't worsen. In public remarks Sunday, Francis s...

Pope denounces abortion as modern-day 'white glove' eugenics

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them. ...

US returns 1493 Christopher Columbus letter to Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The United States is returning to the Vatican Library a letter written by Christopher Columbus in 1493 announcing his discovery of the New World that was stolen and replaced with a...