Pope Francis

A girl cries as Pope Francis meets a group from Mexico during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 20. Mexico was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on September 19th. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceSeptember 20, 2017
"May our mother, the Virgin of Guadalupe, with great tenderness be near the beloved Mexican nation," the pope said in Spanish Sept. 20 during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square.
Pope Francis greets people as he arrives to visit the Shrine of St. Peter Claver in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sept. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Short Take
Esteban Morales Herrera, SJSeptember 19, 2017
A Colombian Jesuit reflects on the visit of Pope Francis to his country.
Newlyweds are seen on top the Empire State Building in New York City, 2015 (CNS photo/John Taggart, EPA).
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellSeptember 19, 2017
The mandate for the new institute has “Amoris Laetitia” as its lodestar.
Faith Faith in Focus
Aana Marie VigenSeptember 19, 2017
Perhaps it is an odd moment for Lutheran fan mail. Yet, ever since you became the Bishop of Rome in 2013, I have become increasingly convinced that you are the pope that Luther was looking for 500 years ago. Here are four reasons why.
Faith jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessSeptember 15, 2017
Chances are if you’re Catholic you’ve said it, or at least thought it: I am terrible at praying.
Faith Podcasts
Ashley McKinlessSeptember 15, 2017
Chances are if you’re Catholic you’ve said it, or at least thought it: I am terrible at praying.