Pope Francis

Politics & Society Video
America FilmsSeptember 21, 2015

In this exclusive interview with Father Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief of America, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Faith Laudato Si
James Martin, SJJune 18, 2015
Pope Francis’ revolutionary new encyclical calls for a “broad cultural revolution” to confront the environmental crisis. “Laudato Si” is also quite lengthy. Can it be summarized? In other words, what are the main messages, or “takeaways” of this encycli
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople greet a small crowd after delivering a blessing in 2014 in Istanbul (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Faith News

Ankara and Istanbul were gray and cold, at least compared to Rome, during Pope Francis' Nov. 28-30 visit to Turkey. And the general reception, outside of the pope's official meetings, was hardly warmer.

SUCCESS STORY. Michael Gordon, left, has become a manager for a furniture bank run by Caritas, an agency providing services to homeless people in Richmond, Va.
Politics & Society
Paul RyanOctober 02, 2014
Paul Ryan: There is a lot of untapped potential in this country; I have seen it firsthand.
Faith
The Dignity of the VulnerableBy Meghan J. Clarke‘The dignity of the human person and the common good rank higher than the comfort of those who refuse to renounce their privileges” (No. 218). In a simple sentence, Pope Francis summarizes the bedrock of Catholic social doctrine: human dign
Faith
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.September 30, 2013
“It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner.”