ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — “Every year the problems are getting worse,” the pope said. “We are at the limits. If I may use a strong word I would say that we are at the limits of suicide.”
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For the first time, the couple acknowledged that four of the victims were their daughters, including younger sisters Jill and Jessa, who also spoke to Kelly, and one was a family friend.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis isn’t keen on TV or the Internet and misses being able to pop out for pizza, telling the newspaper that “ordering one in the Vatican is not the same thing.”
(RNS) Pope Francis isn’t a fan of being cooped up inside the Vatican, and he may not be for very long. That and other juicy tidbits from his two-year anniversary interview.
ROME (RNS) In a wide-ranging interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Pope Francis said media and popular culture references comparing him to Superman are “offensive” because he’s just a regular guy.
(RNS) “I believe in God, not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God. There is God and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation.”
(RNS) More than detailing a list of reforms or policy change he hopes to make, Pope Francis is sketching out a pastoral vision for the church. He’ll need bishops, priests and seminarians who share his views, and the type of change he envisions will take a generation or more.
(RNS) Pope Francis has given a lengthy, wide-ranging interview with journalists from his own Jesuit order in which he made a number of stunningly frank comments that are likely to rattle the church and cement his reputation as a pastoral rather than a doctrinal leader. Here are excerpts featuring his most provocative comments, plus links to the full transcript.