Vatican

Arturo Sosa, S.J., the new superior general of the Society of Jesus, speaks at his first press conference. He is the first Latin American to lead the Jesuits. (Jeremy Zipple, S.J.)
Gerard O’Connell October 18, 2016
In his first press conference as superior general, Arturo Sosa, S.J., outlined his vision for the Society of Jesus.
James Martin, S.J. October 16, 2016
Father Arturo Sosa stressed his reflections on the mission of the Society of Jesus in his first homily.
Gerard O’Connell October 14, 2016
Father Arturo Sosa of Venezuela has much in common with Pope Francis, says Father Kesicki of the U.S. and Canada Provinces.
Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa, right, the new superior general of the Society of Jesus, greets the previous superior general, Jesuit Father Adolfo Nicolas, after his election in Rome Oct. 14 (CNS photo/Don Doll, S.J.).
James Martin, S.J. October 14, 2016
Father Sosa is "man of great faith, a real leader, because he has a vision coming from a strong sense of the history of the Society."
Gianni Crea, chief key keeper at the Vatican, in the Sistine Chapel with the bunch of keys he uses to access all rooms in the museum, on Oct. 6, 2016. Photograph by Chris Warde-Jones
The key keepers are just some of the more than 3,000 lay people who perform unheralded jobs in a place that is known for pomp and circumstance.
Pope Francis meets Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, England, spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion, at the Vatican Oct. 6. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)
Pope Francis and the Anglican archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, together charged 19 pairs of Catholic and Anglican bishops to return to their home countries and work together to promote joint prayer, joint proclamation of the Gospel and especially joint works of charity and justice.