"It is a time to reconsider the path we are taking…and to rediscover our profound relationship with God, on whom everything depends," he said.
"I am the pastor of people who are suffering," Pope Francis told CNS ahead of the first-ever papal visit to Iraq March 5-8.
Xaviere Missionary Sister Nathalie Becquart will be the first woman with a right to vote at a meeting of the Synod of Bishops
On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, dioceses around the world, including Nashville, will follow the Vatican's recommendation of a modified method for distributing ashes
The celebration will coincide with the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, Jesus' grandparents. The first celebration of this day will be July 25.
Pope Francis encouraged everyone who could get the vaccine to do so to protect themselves and others.
This formalizes the practice that most dioceses around the world have permitted for decades, that women and girls can read and serve at Mass.
The Lord grants us the strength to deal with life’s problems, Pope Francis said.
Maradona’s creativity and athleticism brought joy to countless fans
Pope calls for prayers for peace in Yemen, suffering after nine years of war