The images are in stark contrast to those documenting the pontiff's previous blessings.
In a step described as unprecedented in modern times, the Vatican said Sunday that all of Pope Francis' Holy Week events would not involve public participation.
Indianapolis Archbishop Charles C. Thompson's decree against Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School is temporarily suspended while the Vatican considers an appeal.
Pell is the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of such crimes.
While victims’ testimonies are woven into some key moments, there appear to be no sessions wholly dedicated to listening to their demands for concrete action.
The Catholic Church has an "internal document" for priests who have children despite their vow of celibacy.
Pontiff slams "wealthy few who feast on what belongs to us all."
Catholic women want to know why female leaders can't vote alongside male peers at the Vatican's Synod of Bishops.
"Is it right to ‘take out’ a human life to solve a problem?" he asked.
The Catholic Church needs to hold priests and those who covered for them accountable for sexual abuse, the Vatican said.