Vatican to cooperate with Italy in fight against financial crimes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican signed an agreement with Italy to share information regarding suspect financial transactions in an effort to strengthen its ability to fight money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Pope denounces ‘poison’ of consumerism in ‘society based on profit’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis denounced consumerism as a poison that threatens true happiness, which comes from membership in the church. The pope...