ope Francis will join dozens of religious leaders — including Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury — and hundreds of their faithful in Assisi Sept. 20 to pray for peace.
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ leaders called on Catholics to join people around the world in praying for the care of God’s creation Sept. 1, a day specially designated by Pope Francis and Orthodox leaders for prayer and action for Earth.
Pope Francis a year ago declared that Catholics would join their Orthodox brothers and sisters and other Christians to formally mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Because scientists can never be neutral in their research, they must not be tempted to suppress the truth and ignore the divine, Pope Francis told health care professionals. “Openness to God’s grace, which comes through faith, does not weaken human reason, but rather leads it toward knowledge of a truth which […]
The deaths of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill demand justice, but not revenge, Franciscan Father Greg Plata said during a memorial Mass for the women religious.
Continuing his dialogue with leaders in the world of social media and technology, Pope Francis met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The “small things” she did so captivated the world that she was praised by the media and sought out by popes, presidents, philanthropists and other figures of wealth and influence.
Police continued to search for the killer of two women religious who spent years caring for poor people as nurse practitioners in central Mississippi.
In his message for the Jan. 1 celebration of World Peace Day, Pope Francis will offer reflections on the importance of nonviolence as a political choice.
With the haunting lyrics of a song that refers to a lynching sung in the background, a group of African-American Catholics in Los Angeles gathered in mid-August to meditate on the fatal shootings of unarmed black men and boys, linking their suffering to the persecution and crucifixion of Jesus.