Pope Francis

Federico Lombardi May 17, 2018
Insights on the papacies of Benedict XVI and Francis from Father Federico Lombardi, S.J., a close colleague of both.
German filmmaker Wim Wenders is pictured in this undated photo with Pope Francis during the production of his documentary film, "Pope Francis — A Man of His Word." (CNS photo/Vatican Media, handout)
John Anderson May 17, 2018
In a new documentary from Wim Wenders, Francis is sober, consoling, occasionally sad and always jesuitical.
Gerard O’Connell May 16, 2018
Francis spoke after one of the worst days of violence in the Holy Land since 2014.
While taking selfies can be an occasion to capture treasured memories, it can also be a sign that young men and women are deprived of meaningful human interaction with others, Pope Francis said.
"He's totally fearless. Because he has a lot of opposition," the filmmaker said.
 Auxiliary Bishop Fernando Ramos Perez of Santiago, Chile, and Bishop Juan Ignacio Gonzalez Errazuriz of San Bernardo, Chile, lead a press conference at the Vatican May 14. Pope Francis is meeting this week with Chile's bishops in the wake of a clerical sex abuse crisis. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell May 14, 2018
In their first meeting, Pope Francis provided the bishops with texts to pray and meditate on.