Pope Francis

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, Myanmar military commander-in-chief, speaks during the Union Peace Conference Aug. 31 in Naypyitaw (CNS photo/Hein Htet, EPA).
Faith News
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing wields great political power in the country.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 21, 2017
Since becoming pope, Francis has given special attention to the Holy See’s diplomatic staff. 
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 20, 2017
“Not everything that is technically possible or feasible is therefore ethically acceptable.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 19, 2017
“To love the poor means to combat all forms of poverty, spiritual and material."
Pope Francis meets participants in the International symposium on a nuclear-weapons-free world, at the Vatican, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & Society Short Take
Drew Christiansen, S.J.November 17, 2017
Pope Francis’ condemnation of deterrence is a strong challenge to nuclear strategies of the superpowers, including the United States.
Prayer service, conference to promote peace in South Sudan, Congo
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"We know that it is the biggest support they can get, the involvement of the church and Pope Francis."