Gerard O'Connell

Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 25, 2017
Pope Francis, in Milan on March 25, sought to strengthen their faith and to address the dissatisfaction among young people and families due to economic difficulties, which creates fertile soil for populist movements.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 24, 2017
Pope Francis said opportunity can come by restoring “the pillars” on which the union was first founded.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 23, 2017
“If the church is not committed to child protection, our efforts at evangelization will be to no effect.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 23, 2017
Jacinta and Francisco will be the youngest children ever to be recognized as saints by the church.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 21, 2017
Father Zollner, one of the founding members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, speaks about the resignation of Marie Collins and efforts to prevent abuse worldwide.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 14, 2017
Sister Simone participated in the Voices of Faith conference in the Vatican on International Women’s Day, March 8.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 13, 2017
Francis is popular because he speaks in a simple, straightforward way, and people say, “I understand this pope.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 09, 2017
The Vatican's celebration of International Women’s Day focused on ways women can work for peace through nonviolence.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 06, 2017
Reconnecting the church “with the energy of the Second Vatican Council,” may be the pope’s greatest achievement, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of the Archdiocese of Washington said in an exclusive interview as the fourth anniversary of the pope’s election approaches.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
March 02, 2017
"Any delay in improving safeguarding documents around the world is leaving vulnerable people and children in danger."