An exclusive Mongabay interview with Cardinal Peter Turkson who led the drafting of Pope Francis’s climate change encyclical, a document said to have helped shape the Paris Climate Agreement.
Behind the grandeur of the Vatican lies a darker story. Cardinals and bishops, mostly American, are accusing American nuns of “radical feminism.” Jason Berry reports from the Vatican.
Jason Berry on how to navigate the tricky currents of the Vatican.
Mother Tekla Famiglietti, head of the Bridgettine Order, runs a small empire of hotels, restaurants, and guesthouses around the world. She has left a distinctive imprint at the Vatican.
As Pope Benedict steps down and briefly leaves an empty throne, a conflict over spiritual mission and real estate will pause to await the next pope.
Accused of straying from Catholic theology and put under official investigation, tens of thousands of American nuns hope the next pope will end the 'Inquisition.'
Newly released documents in a Rhode Island lawsuit show that the scandal-tarred Legion of Christ shielded information on their founder's sex life from a wealthy widow who donated $30 million.
The Vatican is very good at keeping secrets, but some of the most senior clerics actually list their phone numbers and take calls from reporters.
Theologian Hans Küng says Pope Benedict's view of the papacy is "medieval."
Catholic bishops complicit in covering up the church's sex abuse scandal apply a double standard of justice to American nuns.
The Vatican's male hierarchy is cracking down on the progressive leadership of American nuns.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Berry explores threats and scandals that challenged Pope Benedict's papacy from sex abuse to corruption.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.
As the cardinals of the Catholic Church gather in Rome to elect the next pope, one constituency whose voice will not be heard in the Sistine Chapel are the women who make up at least half the church.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.