NEWS ANALYSIS: The Holy Father often can’t help setting aside prepared remarks and saying what comes to mind.
The Holy Father told reporters aboard the papal plane Monday that children in developing nations suffer when the West offers financial incentives along with its social/cultural agenda.
The International Association of Exorcists met for its 12th annual conference in Rome, from Oct. 20-25.
One of the co-founders of the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction and the National Center for Women's Health in Omaha, Neb., was inspired after reading Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth.
The synod is also an occasion to reinvigorate lay Catholic action, said the archbishop, who is a synod father.
World Meeting of Families’ document offers a global perspective on family issues.
Thomas Han, former ambassador to the Holy See, said the Asian people were inspired to follow the Pope’s humble example.