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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
He called for dialogue “immediately and without delay.”
A line of altar servers receive Communion from a priest, all in white robes
Mariam Fam - Associated Press
From Masses to baptisms, weddings and confessions, the church provides a window into the religious life of Catholic expatriates in Qatar.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Antonio De Loera-Brust
Despite the headlines of worker deaths, FIFA corruption and L.G.B.T. human rights violations (and yes, banned beer), billions around the world welcome the World Cup with relief.
pope francis sits at his chair holding a paper and gesturing with his right hand, he is wearing glasses
Pope Francis
Pope Francis recounts his visit to Bahrain and the interfaith dialogue that occurred there: "Meeting each other and praying together, we felt we were of one heart and one soul."
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
"A society that erases women from public life is a society that becomes impoverished," he said.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Commitments to protect tolerance and religious freedom need to be put into practice constantly so that these rights may be fully experienced, Pope Francis said.