Australia's Most Senior Catholic Cleric Has Been Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

Cardinal George Pell, the former archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children.


The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.


Holy Shit: Vatican Track Team Aiming for Olympics

Fine, it doesn't seem like Pope Francis is going to be on the squad. But you know he's rooting for them—and that's one holy cheerleader.


The Vatican Needs Way More Exorcists to Deal with All the Reports of Demons

So the church is launching a weeklong intensive course to train priests in the art.


A Visit to the Pope Francis Laundromat

The pontiff's passion for helping the poor has inspired a new service for the homeless in Rome.