Evangelii Gaudium

March 27, 2014

Pope Francis, President Obama Discuss Religious Freedom, Life Issues and Immigration Reform

The 52-minute meeting also touched upon human trafficking and conflict resolution.

March 13, 2014

Pope Francis’ First Year: A Step Toward Unity

COMMENTARY

March 12, 2014

Casting a Wide Net: Pope Francis’ Inaugural Year

COMMENTARY

March 11, 2014

Polls Prompt Call to Educate Catholics on the Beauty of Marriage

'Although there is a concerted effort to redefine marriage, this attempt still cannot change the fact that marriage can only ever be between one man and one woman,' says a spokesman for the U.S. bishops.

February 13, 2014

Pope Francis Inspires Notre Dame: Be Missionary Disciples

Father John Jenkins, the university’s president, discusses the Pope’s recent message to Notre Dame and the school’s renewed commitment to his call for ‘missionary discipleship.’

January 21, 2014

Pope's Message to World Economic Forum - Full Text

"I ask you to ensure that humanity is served by wealth and not ruled by it."

December 17, 2013

Vatican Secretary of State Encourages Diplomats to Work for Human Dignity

Archbishop Pietro Parolin met ambassadors accredited to the Holy See for the first time since officially assuming his post.

December 9, 2013

The Economic Message of Pope Francis’ ‘Evangelii Gaudium’

COMMENTARY

December 6, 2013

Asian Bishops Encourage Bible-Inspired Apostolates

‘Crossing the Borders: Renewed Biblical Apostolate’ is a seminar that is going on through Dec. 7 in the Thai city of Pattaya.

November 26, 2013

‘Evangelii Gaudium’: The Joy of the Missionary Disciple

Register commentary on Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation.

November 26, 2013

Begin a ‘New Chapter’ of Joyful Evangelization, Pope Francis Encourages

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation to all the Christian faithful addresses a wide array of evangelical challenges and invites them to renew their joy in Christ.

November 26, 2013

'Evangelii Gaudium': Church’s Teaching on Abortion Cannot Change

The Holy Father said solving problems by taking a human life is not “progressive,” but stressed the Church could do more to help mothers in crisis.

November 26, 2013

Pope Francis Backs Male Priesthood, Urges ‘Feminine Genius’ in the Church

The Holy Father said the male priesthood is not ‘open to discussion,’ but explained the need for a ‘more incisive female presence’ in the Church’s life.