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Politics & Society News
November 16, 2017
The pope said the Paris agreement is "a clear path of transition toward a model of low- or no-carbon economic development, encouraging solidarity and emphasizing the strong links that exist between fighting climate change and fighting poverty."
Politics & Society News
November 13, 2017

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Global problems associated with climate change demand global cooperation, Pope Francis told a group of heads of state from the Pacific Islands.

Faith News
November 08, 2017
"Please, Mass is not a show. It is going to encounter the Passion, the resurrection of the Lord."
Pope Francis greets Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations and leader of The Elders, during a private audience at the Vatican on Nov. 6. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Politics & Society News
November 07, 2017
Pope Francis met with Kofi Annan, the former U.N. secretary-general, and former Irish President Mary Robinson to discuss shared concerns about peace, human rights and climate change.
Faith News
November 06, 2017
Catholic universities need to study the root causes of forced migration and ways to counter discrimination, Pope Francis said.
 Pope Francis greets Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, during an audience with participants in the plenary assembly of the Congregation for Clergy at the Vatican June 1.
Faith News
October 19, 2017
"The Pharisees, the doctors of the law are not things from the olden days, there are many of them today, too."
Giuseppe Profiti, second from right, former president of Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome, and Massimo Spina, right, former treasurer of the hospital, are pictured during their sentencing at the Vatican court Oct. 14. Profiti was found guilty of illicit appropriation and use of funds belonging to the Bambino Gesu Foundation. He was given a suspended sentence of one year in jail and a 5,000 Euro fine. Spina was absolved of the charges. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) 
Politics & Society News
October 16, 2017
It's not the first time Profiti faced charges of financial crimes.
A woman holds a child during an immigration rally near the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 26. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
October 12, 2017
“The migrant family is a crucial component of our globalized world,” said Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Vatican observer to U.N. agencies in Geneva.
Politics & Society News
October 05, 2017
Representatives from Facebook and Microsoft called for increased cooperation to develop, share and utilize digital tools to prevent and stop abuse.
The Archangels Gabriel, Micheal, and Raphael depicted in St Ailbe's Church, in Ireland. (Wikipedia commons)
Faith News
September 29, 2017
The archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael help encourage and accompany Christians on life's journey and defend them from the devil, Pope Francis said.