Pope Francis

Gerard O’Connell June 13, 2020
“Until we revive our sense of responsibility for our neighbor and every person, grave economic, financial and political crises will continue,” the pope said in his message for the World Day of the Poor.
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted June 11 that he was "honored" by an open letter written by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who served as nuncio to the United States from 2011 to 2016. In the letter, the former nuncio claimed that lockdown restrictions and unrest in the United States were part of a plot to establish a new world order. (CNS photo/Twitter)
The views put forth by Archbishop Viganò in his letter to the president are far outside the mainstream of U.S. and global Catholicism.
Catholic News Service June 10, 2020
Archbishop Carlson, who has headed the St. Louis Archdiocese since 2009, is 75, the age at which canon law requires bishops to turn in their resignation to the pope. Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of Springfield, Massachusetts, will be his successor.
Colleen Dulle June 10, 2020
This week on Inside the Vatican, the hosts discuss Pope Francis' response to the killing of George Floyd.
A man walks past a coffee bar and cafeteria on the Via della Conciliazione near the Vatican June 9, 2020. The sign in the window says, "Without government help, we cannot reopen. Thousands of employees at risk." (CNS photo/Cindy Wooden)
Gerard O’Connell June 09, 2020
“As bishop of Rome, I have decided to institute in the diocese the ‘Jesus the Divine Worker Fund’ to affirm the dignity of work,” Pope Francis said.
In greeting the few hundred pilgrims in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis urged people to remain careful and obey safety protocols since the coronavirus pandemic is far from over.