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On doctor’s orders, Pope Francis cancels trip to Dubai for climate conference

On the advice of his doctors, Pope Francis has “with great regret” canceled his visit to Dubai for the COP28 conference on climate change, the Vatican announced on Tuesday evening, Nov. 28.

Pope Francis: Christians don’t need to live in the past. The Gospel is alive for us today.

We can easily be discouraged during these difficult times in our world. Yet, Saint Paul reminds us that in God’s plan, we are compelled to express the joy of the Gospel in our daily lives.
Furthering the vision of Cardinal Bernardin with an Integral Ethic of Solidarity
Blase J. CupichOctober 12, 2023

March 13, 2023


Contemplating Eternity: Bishop Gumbleton’s life of witness

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton appears in 'No Guilty Bystander' to be an institutional “lifer,” resolved to remain part of a gradually evolving system but reserving the right to dissent when he sees fit.

Italian film ‘Rapito’ tells the shocking true story of a Jewish boy kidnapped by the Vatican

“Rapito” is a compelling and often infuriating tale of church power that will likely never be shown at the Vatican.

Catholic Movie Club: In ‘Win Win,’ Paul Giamatti wrestles with life’s blessings

In Tom McCarthy’s film, the truly good things in life—love, trust, purpose—require hard, honest work.