The final audience stands with Pope Francis and members of the Indigenous delegation where the Pontiff delivered an apology for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada's residential school system, at the Vatican, April 1, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Vatican Media)

Pope Francis apologizes for residential school abuses

Politics Insider for April 1: First Nations delegates make progress at the Vatican; Trudeau pushes for a G19; and a Wildrose battle

Jesus is my art patron

Jesus is my art patron

The Vatican takes a leap of faith into modern art

Good News

Good news, bad news

A gigantic victory for free speech and how Homer Simpson helped fight homophobia

Radical in white

Pope Francis: The Vatican’s rebel

For those invested in the status quo, he’s the most dangerously unpredictable pope in centuries

The inner sanctum

Touring the Vatican’s inner sanctum, the Sistine Chapel

Where 115 cardinals considered their choice for pope—and perhaps a lot more

On American openness and papal predictions

Brian Bethune’s latest from Rome

The Rogues Gallery

Newsmakers 2012: A sort-of who’s who list

The legacy of Pope Benedict XVI

From evolution to safe sex, Benedict revealed himself to be a surprisingly activist Pope


Catholic schools say gays and Nazis can go to hell

Spokesperson says remarks were taken out of context.

Pope justifies use of condoms to help stop spread of AIDS

Vatican’s first exception to policy banning contraceptives


Case for a saint

The campaigns to canonize Catherine Tekakwitha