Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service

Politics & Society News
March 20, 2017
Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.
Politics & Society News
February 23, 2017
When Pope Francis affirms basic Christian principles, he is not singling out one person or nation, but he definitely is not excluding them either.
Faith News
February 15, 2017
Three men have publicly accused Archbishop Apuron of sexually abusing them when they were altar boys in the 1970s
Politics & Society News
February 14, 2017
The intention to change "is exactly the theological element that allows absolution and access to the Eucharist as long as there is the impossibility of immediately changing the situation of sin."
Faith News
February 13, 2017
The statement came after a handful of public challenges to Pope Francis' teaching and authority
Politics & Society News
February 08, 2017
"Every effort must be made to eradicate this shameful and intolerable crime (of human trafficking)," Pope Francis said.
Faith News
January 24, 2017
The pope called on journalists to stop feeding the "vicious cycle of anxiety" and "spiral of fear."
Politics & Society News
December 13, 2016
The pope asked Assad "to ensure that international humanitarian law is fully respected with regard to the protection of the civilians and access to humanitarian aid."
Politics & Society News
December 12, 2016
"We are united in the blood of our martyrs," Pope Francis said.
Faith News
December 07, 2016
Pope Francis said the "richest experience" of the church operating in a way that is not strictly "top down" came from the two meetings of the Synod of Bishops on the family.