Vatican Dispatch

 Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel of Addis Ababa checks out the name badge of Nathanael Lamataki, a youth delegate from the French territory of New Caledonia in the South Pacific, as they leave a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 5. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 18, 2018
Cardinal Souraphiel highlighted the role globalization plays in connecting young people in unjust ways.
Gerard O’Connell October 18, 2018
The pope said he would visit North Korea “if an official invitation arrives.”
Brother Alois Leser, prior of the Taizé ecumenical community in France, is seen before the encounter at the World Council of Churches' ecumenical center in Geneva June 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 17, 2018
“We live in a world of competition, where you have to be the best. This pressure comes even from the families, from society,” said Brother Alois Löser.
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 16, 2018
Though the current synod appears to lack the sort of drama and high-stakes debates of the previous two, the role of conscience appears to be a common thread.
Gerard O’Connell October 15, 2018
Arturo Sosa, S.J., the superior general of the Jesuits, identified three “signs of the times”: secularization, the digital world and multiculturalism.
Gerard O’Connell October 14, 2018
Pope Francis made clear that Paul VI and Archbishop Romero responded to the radical call of Jesus with “an undivided heart.”