Family Life, Bishops, Pope Francis

September 8, 2014

Church Serves Women ‘the Rest of the World Has Left Behind’

‘Anyone who thinks that the Catholic Church doesn’t support women doesn’t know much about the Church,’ an executive from Catholic Relief Services said.

September 8, 2014

Pope Francis Pursues a Thaw in Relations With China

NEWS ANALYSIS

September 7, 2014

Pro Tennis Player Accompanied by Our Lady of Guadalupe on World Travels

Colombia native Santiago Giraldo Salazar is devoted to the Mother of God.

September 3, 2014

Pope Francis’ ‘Match for Peace’ Brims With Positive Message

International soccer players of many faiths gathered in Rome to join the Holy Father in solidarity against hate.

September 3, 2014

Archbishop: Terror Recruitment Linked to Europe Failing Its Youth

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi told a Rimini, Italy, gathering last month, ‘As people grow up, they want to change things … and if some of these values are not provided, are not concretely realized, then the temptation to look for some other solution becomes very strong.’

September 2, 2014

Americans Participate in Vatican’s ‘Sport Is for Man’ Seminar

The three-day event includes interfaith soccer match for peace.

September 2, 2014

Pope Francis: Learn From Jesus' Rebuke of Peter

In his Sunday Angelus, the Holy Father exhorted the faithful to change the world through their faith.

August 29, 2014

Ambassador: ‘Francis Syndrome’ Provides Spark to Korean People

Thomas Han, former ambassador to the Holy See, said the Asian people were inspired to follow the Pope’s humble example.

August 27, 2014

Papal Envoy: We Must See the Humanity of Each Iraqi Refugee

Cardinal Fernando Filoni gave Pope Francis a firsthand account of the desperate plight of a populace uprooted by Muslim radicals.

August 25, 2014

Pope Francis: Build Rock-Solid Faith Like St. Peter

In his Angelus address, the Holy Father challenged the faithful to build up the Church ‘in every part of the world.’

August 25, 2014

Patriarch Sako: Christian Militias Would Escalate Iraq Crisis

NEWS ANALYSIS

August 22, 2014

Has Pope Francis Endorsed U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq?

NEWS ANALYSIS: It appears that neither dialogue, negotiations nor even economic sanctions can stop the Islamic State.

August 22, 2014

Pope Francis Reaches Out to Slain Journalist’s Family

The Holy Father telephoned the parents of James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants.

August 20, 2014

Archbishop Chaput: We Are at a ‘Latino Moment’ in the U.S. Church

The Philadelphia archbishop told the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders that ‘demography is destiny’ and challenged the attendees to make the most of the moment.

August 19, 2014

Papal Sorrow: Francis Asks for Prayers for His Relatives

The wife and two children of the Holy Father’s nephew were killed in an automobile accident Aug. 19.

August 19, 2014

Pope’s Korean Trip a ‘Sign of Hope’ for Asia

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the archbishop of Manila, said the apostolic trip was a witness to the Holy Father’s love for the world’s largest continent.

August 17, 2014

Pope to Asian Youth: The Church Needs Your Witness

The Holy Father told attendees of the the Sixth Asian Youth Conference, ‘Let Christ turn your natural optimism into Christian hope, your energy into moral virtue, your goodwill into genuine self-sacrificing love.’

August 16, 2014

Pope Prays at Garden Memorial for Aborted Children

August 16, 2014

Pope Beatifies 124 Korean Martyrs, Praising Their Witness to Christ

In God’s mysterious providence, the Christian faith entered Korea through the hearts and minds of the people themselves, the Holy Father said at Mass at Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Gate.

August 15, 2014

Pope Francis: ‘There’s Only One Korea’

In off-the-cuff comments at a gathering of Asian youth, the Holy Father spoke of Korea as a divided family.

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