Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service July 24, 2017
Pope Francis called on Muslims and Jews in the Holy Land to "moderation and dialogue" as tensions continued around a key site in Jerusalem that is sacred to members of both faiths.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service June 29, 2017
While Europe has played a significantly weighty role in the development of Christianity, "now we see how the church is growing in numbers in Latin America, in Africa and in Asia. The pope is making this clear. This universal character of the church is very beautiful."
Arts & Culture News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service June 22, 2017
"For me, the stories have always been about how we should live, who we are, and have a lot to do with love, trust and betrayal," Scorsese said.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service June 15, 2017
The yearbook tracks the Catholic population, both by a head count of the baptized in each country and as a percentage of the world's population.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service June 12, 2017
"Whoever was opposed to Bishop Okpaleke taking possession of the diocese wants to destroy the church. This is forbidden," the pope said.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service June 02, 2017
Christians and Muslims, believers in one God, have an obligation to safeguard the world God created, said the Vatican's annual message to Muslims for the end of Ramadan.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service May 31, 2017
With the civil war worsening and famine spreading, Pope Francis already in March had expressed doubts about the possibility of making the trip.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service May 30, 2017

Condemning an economy that encourages speculation more than entrepreneurship, warning priests and religious that they share responsibility for the vocations crisis and telling young people they are right to be puzzled by nations that close their doors to people fleeing persecution, Pope Francis

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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service May 30, 2017
While some Pentecostals in some parts of the world, especially in Latin America, have a reputation for trying to convince Catholics to leave the church, the reality of the Catholic-Pentecostal relationship is much more varied.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service May 30, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he asked Pope Francis to help Canadians "move forward on a real reconciliation" with the country's indigenous people.