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Robots are coming: Time to consider the ethical dimensions

Can they care for the elderly as the population ages and caregivers are lacking?

“Sic transit gloria mundi” was once a common warning to new popes

The phrase has its origins in the papal coronation ceremonies.

Vatican celebrates 90th anniversary of accords giving it sovereignty

The Lateran Pacts were signed February 11, 1929, in the Lateran Palace.

How this laywoman founded a Pontifical Mission Society

The idea came to her while playing cards with her friends.

A tour of the Santa Marta chapel where Francis has daily Mass

This small, sacred place is dedicated to the Holy Spirit and is decorated with a triangular motif, in reference to the Trinity.

Exclusive photos: Sneak peek at Vatican’s sandy Nativity scene

This year’s Nativity scene will feature larger than life sand sculptures.

Russia shares its sacred and profane art with the Vatican

The exhibition titled “Pilgrimage of Russian Art: From Dionysius to Malevich” is part of a cultural exchange between Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery and the Vatican Museums in Rome.

Jewish husband and wife to be first married couple knighted by the Vatican

The founders of the Pave the Way Foundation have sought to improve relations between religions

An inside look at Venezuela: Bishops bring in-depth report to pope and curia

Forced displacement of people, naturally including catechists, keeps the country and the Church struggling.

Venezuela’s bishops in Rome: Requesting prayers as nation implodes

The regular visit to the pope has fallen in a year when the crises at home could hardly be more intense