Pope Francis

If the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick bear out — including a new case reported Friday involving an 11-year-old boy — will Pope Francis revoke his title as cardinal?
On a Sunday night in early July, four men -- two of them indigenous -- were brutally murdered in Assis, a tiny Brazilian town on the border with Peru.
Pope Francis attended the funeral Mass and presided over the final commendation of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the French cardinal who led the Vatican's outreach to other religions and who had announced to the world his election as pope five years ago.
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With a smile on his face and his right arm raised in the air, Francis placed his two middle fingers in his palms and signed “I love you.”
Gerard O’Connell July 07, 2018
Pope Francis prays for peace with Christian leaders.
Pope Francis waves as he rides away in a Fiat after a short arrival ceremony on the airfield at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington Sept. 22, 2015. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Brian Brennan July 06, 2018
The protection of human life is paramount in Catholic teaching, and it is the greatest argument for autonomous driving technology.