Ex-Altar Boy Refuses To Testify At Vatican Guam Abuse Trial A former altar boy who has accused Guam's longtime archbishop of sexually abusing him refused Thursday to testify before a Vatican court headed by American Cardinal Raymond Burke on the grounds that he couldn't have his lawyer present.
Vatican Has New Guidance On Cremation, Says Ashes Shouldn't Be ScatteredThe Vatican has issued a new opinion on cremation.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Baltimore Archbishop Traveling To Rome For CanonizationsBaltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.
Vatican Asks Catholics To Participate In Online SurveyFor the first time, the Vatican is asking Catholics to speak up. This week, parishioners around the world---including here in Baltimore---will receive an online survey on family and social issues.
Vatican Honors Md. Teen For Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer ResearchA Maryland teenager has been honored by the Vatican for his work to develop a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer.
New Statements By Pope Francis Encourage Catholics In BaltimorePope Francis shakes up the Catholic Church in a blunt new interview seen all over the world. The pope urges his followers to stop obsessing over same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception.
Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio Elected 'Pope Francis'White smoke signals the Catholic Church has chosen a new pope.
Catholics Eagerly Anticipating News Of New PopeCatholics worldwide are anxiously awaiting news of whom the new pope will be.
Pick-A-Side: Who Should Be The Next Pope? Who is your pick?
Students Get An Inside Look At The ConclaveAs cardinals meet in Rome to select a new pope, hundreds of Baltimore-area students got some inside information about the process.
Pope Resigning On Feb. 28, Conclave In MarchPope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years.