(RNS) If the pope seemed to strike a lighter tone during his benchmark Christian address, Francis made it clear he won’t let up on his drive to overhaul the church.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) African Catholics, numbering about 200 million, hope to take advantage of the Jubilee Year declared by Pope Francis to advance forgiveness and interfaith understanding, especially with Muslims.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) At the start of traditional Christmas greetings to the Roman Curia the pope said he was suffering from flu and excused himself for reading the speech sitting down. But his voice was strong and he showed no signs of weakening on his overhaul at the top.
(RNS) “Be careful that there’s not someone a bit quick and too cunning that tells you that you must pay,” Pope Francis said at his Wednesday public audience in St. Peter’s Square.
DETROIT — The Supreme Court ruling was a triumph, but gay Catholics still wrestle with their church’s condemnation of homosexuality as “disordered” and the church’s prohibition against same-sex marriage.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here’s the list.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope’s visit to Ciudad Juarez will conclude his six-day tour of Mexico, starting on Feb. 12. The stop will draw attention to drug-related violence and the U.S. policy on migration.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis hailed the “historic” climate change agreement signed in Paris, urging the international community to swiftly implement the deal.
(RNS) The Instagram post was a big hit but the story turned out to be too good to be true — like some previous papal urban legends.