Pope Francis

Gerard O’Connell October 09, 2018
Pope Francis will meet with Catholic South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, this month.
Gerard O’Connell October 09, 2018
At a Vatican briefing on Oct. 8, Archbishop Scicluna reminded reporters that “the synod is not about the abuse of minors, it has to deal with many other questions, too.”
Pope Francis creates new cardinals during a consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on June 28. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 03, 2018
Calling itself Better Church Governance, the group plans to enlist former F.B.I. agents to investigate cardinals on how they handled allegations of sexual abuse and whether they have remained faithful to their vows.
Gerard O’Connell October 03, 2018
The pope stresses hope, dialogue and discernment in opening address to the synod on young adults.
Gerard O’Connell October 03, 2018
Describing this synod as a “moment of grace for the whole church,” Pope Francis prayed that the Holy Spirit “may help us to preserve the memory of the Lord.”
The percentage of U.S. Catholics who view the pope favorably, while still strong, is noticeably down.