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Pope Francis
Pope Francis continues his audiences on evangelization: It is always an "ecclesial service, never solitary, never isolated, never individualistic."
Inside the Vatican
How does Pope Francis understand what he’s doing? We could argue that these past 10 years have been a journey of reception and implementation of Vatican II.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis has renewed the Council of Cardinal Advisors that he first established soon after his election on March 13, 2013, to assist him in the governance of the universal church.
FaithFaith and Reason
Chad Engelland
One of the more remarkable things in a pontificate full of surprises is the fact that Pope Benedict XVI's major writings involved a significant engagement with the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jordan Denari Duffner
Pope Francis set a goal early in his pontificate to have dialogue with various religions, especially Islam, and from his many gestures and encounters with Muslims, some profound lessons emerge.
cardinals processing outside in rome
Justin McLellan – Catholic News Service
The pope said that cardinals and senior Vatican officials will now have to pay "ordinary" rent payments on the apartments owned by the Vatican in Rome.