The eighth annual global rosary relay June 23 involves 125 shrines in 63 countries throughout the world and an expectation that 10 million people will be saying the rosary in support of priestly vocations and the sanctification of priests.
Preparations for World Youth Day 2019 and the dangers of gender theory on marriage and the family were among the major themes that bishops from Panama discussed with Pope Francis.
Pope Francis shares with students as the year comes to an end, “Life is a constant ‘Good morning’ and ‘Farewell'” and we need to learn how to encounter something and somebody new.
In the Vatican’s annual message as this year Ramadan ends June 24, to both Christians and Muslims, believers in one God, conveys the obligation to safeguard the world God created.
In a gathering on Catholic Social Teaching in Georgetown, Cardinal Peter Turkson, a top adviser to Pope Francis, questioned how well President Donald Trump’s declarations of “America first” serve understanding across the broader global community.
Pope Francis invited some 300 Pentecostal and evangelical leaders to Rome to join an estimated 30,000 Catholic charismatics in celebrating Pentecost and marking the 50th anniversary of the Catholic charismatic renewal.
Sister Tracey Horan’s willingness to listen to people as they discover the power they hold to achieve social justice earned her the 2017 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the U.S. bishops’ domestic anti-poverty and social justice program.
A documentary featuring the pope, “Pope Francis — A Man of His Word,” was bought by Focus Features for later theatrical release. And a dramatization of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, starring American actor Harvey Keitel was announced May 18 by Arclight Pictures, at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Looking for areas of agreement and shared principles — his basic recipe for creating “a culture of encounter,” Pope Francis will welcome U.S. President Donald Trump to the Vatican.
Continuing the “Mercy Friday” visits he began during the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis spent an afternoon going door to door and blessing homes in a public housing complex in Ostia, Rome.