Pope Francis

A homeless man asks for money during blizzard-like conditions Feb. 9 in in Boston (CNS photo/Brian Snyder, Reuters).
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 28, 2017
Pope Francis said Catholics should offer assistance to families settling in a new country, and, as Lent begins, he called on Catholics not to make excuses when it comes to giving to those asking for change.
A man carries containers filled with drinking water after taking it from a public tap at a roadside in Jammu, India, May 23, 2016 (CNS photo/Jaipal Singh, EPA).
Gerard O’Connell February 24, 2017
Addressing 90 experts from many countries, Francis said that “all people have a right to safe drinking water.”
A young boy has his arm measured in October 2016 to see if he is suffering from malnutrition during a nutritional assessment at an emergency medical facility supported by UNICEF in Kuach, on the road to Leer, in South Sudan. Famine has been declared Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in two counties of South Sudan. (Kate Holt/UNICEF via AP)
Kevin Clarke February 24, 2017
As civil strife threatens greater disorder, a famine looms in South Sudan; Pope Francis urges intervention.
Afghan women hold placards as they take part in a protest demanding better living conditions at the refugee camp of the former international Helliniko airport in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 18. (CNS photo/Yannis Kolesidis, EPA) 
When Pope Francis affirms basic Christian principles, he is not singling out one person or nation, but he definitely is not excluding them either.
Gerard O’Connell February 22, 2017
“Amoris Laetitia” addresses the reality of Catholics in “non-legitimate unions” and opens the possibility for them to receive the Eucharist under certain conditions.
America Films February 21, 2017
Speaking at a Vatican international forum on migrants, Pope Francis condemns "populist rhetoric" and calls for a "change of attitude" in welcoming migrants.