Pope Francis

 04.19.2017 Pope Francis greets a young choir member during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 19. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Sean Salai, S.J. April 28, 2017
The pope practices a 'very pastorally engaged moral theology.'
A billboard with a picture of Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, left, welcomes Pope Francis, at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic two-day visit aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name.
A man rides a bicycle past a billboard with an image of Pope Francis April 26 ahead of the pontiff's April 28-29 visit to Cairo. (CNS photo/Amr Abdallah Dalsh, Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell April 26, 2017
“Peace be with you” was the message of the Risen Jesus to his disciples on the first Easter, and it is the message Francis will bring to the Muslim and Christian communities in this land.
Pope Francis is presented with a football helmet by Michigan football team coach Jim Harbaugh during the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Michael J. O’Loughlin April 26, 2017
Coach Jim Harbaugh presented a custom Wolverines helmet and a pair of Nike Air Jordan sneakers to Pope Francis.
In this Feb. 20, 2017 file photo, an Indonesian al-Azhar university student, center, and an elderly Egyptian woman pray at al-Azhar Mosque, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
This weekend, Pope Francis meets in Cairo with Al-Azhar's grand imam, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, their second meeting in a historic initiative to improve Muslim-Christian dialogue.
Pope Francis meets with Canadian bishops from Ontario on April 25 during their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican to report on the status of their dioceses. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) 
Ontario bishops spoke particularly about concerns that proposed Ontario laws and policies surrounding euthanasia currently offer no real guarantees of the freedom of doctors and nurses to conscientiously object to actively helping a person die.