'God continues to love - even the worst of us' - Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations

2019-12-25 07:31

Pope Francis ushered in Christmas celebrations for the world's 1.3 billion Catholics on Tuesday, saying the celebration of Jesus's birth reminded humanity how "God continues to love us all, even the worst of us".

WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry

2019-07-08 10:36

Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW.

WATCH: Australian cardinal sentenced to prison for child sex abuse

2019-03-13 08:33

Australian judge sentenced the most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral more than 20 years ago.

WATCH: Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom

2019-02-04 08:40

Pope Francis has opened a historic visit to UAE by meeting with federation's leader and a group of Muslim elders. WATCH.

Catholic priest, 84, apologises after three decades to man who shared sexual abuse story

2018-10-12 07:24

An 84-year-old Catholic priest has broken his silence after three decades to apologise to a Limpopo man who recently shared his story about the sexual abuse he suffered while in his teens.

Abuse victim sues Vatican in bid to identify predators

2018-10-05 13:08

A US man who says he was raped by a priest as a child has announced he was suing the Vatican seeking the identification of accused clergy members worldwide.

On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis urges youth to raise their voices

2018-03-25 14:00

Pope Francis has urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard during Palm Sunday celebrations.

Australian prosecutor drops a sex charge against cardinal

2018-03-02 09:41

An Australian prosecutor has withdrawn a single charge against Cardinal George Pell, whose preliminary hearing will determine if the case will go to trial

Australia failed children, abuse a 'national tragedy' - inquiry

2017-12-15 07:24

Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry has found.

Pope names 35 new saints

2017-10-16 05:48

Pope Francis has declared 35 new saints, nearly all of them martyrs drawn from the bloody history of Catholicism's spread in Latin America.


Accused clergy under the radar | GOP member mull Trump impeachment: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-04 07:18

Accused clergy move on to teach, counsel, prey | Some in GOP want inquiry but wary of impeachment; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail

2019-06-05 10:39

Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences.

Convicted Australian cardinal sued over alleged abuse

2019-03-07 15:36

Convicted Australian Cardinal George Pell faced a fresh legal challenge after a civil suit was filed against him for further alleged abuse in the 1970s.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2019-01-09 06:09

Trump urges wall funding to solve border 'crisis' | Conway clashes with reporter over Trump's facts, here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

46-year-old man describes how a Catholic priest in Joburg groomed, then molested and raped him when he was a teen

2018-10-10 08:42

William Segodisho says he suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a priest from a cathedral in Johannesburg for four years in his teens. He wants answers and transparency from the church.

Sex abuse scandal haunts Australia's top Catholic cleric

2018-05-01 11:24

From country priest to trusted top Vatican aide, Australia's most senior Catholic cleric George Pell has seen his reputation plagued in the twilight of his career by controversy swirling around a 1970s paedophile scandal.

Vatican media chief resigns over doctored letter scandal

2018-03-22 06:35

The head of the Vatican's communications department has resigned after he revealed and mischaracterised a private letter from the retired pope, then had a photo of the letter digitally manipulated and released.

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

2018-01-19 11:06

Victims of a notorious Chilean pedophile priest are outraged that Pope Francis accused them of slander.

Pope calls refugees 'Rohingya' after emotional meeting in Dhaka

2017-12-02 09:41

Pope Francis has referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya", using the politically sensitive name for the persecuted minority for the first time.

Vatican axes chief auditor for spying

2017-09-25 09:05

The Vatican says it has been forced to oust its former auditor general because he had been spying on senior officials.

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