Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 07, 2017
“Jesus scatters and destroys all this darkness with the command he gives to Peter” to “put out into the deep sea.”
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 28, 2017
Cardinal Parolin said he had seen the most recent video attributed to Islamic State in which the pope and Vatican are threatened.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 24, 2017
Police evicted hundreds of refugees from the building Aug. 19. About 100 people, mostly Eritreans and Ethiopians with official refugee status, had been camping in a public square outside the building since then.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 24, 2017
The meeting included "an exchange of views on various themes, both international and relating to bilateral relations."
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 14, 2017
The archbishop officially promoting Blessed Oscar Romero's cause for sainthood said he hopes the canonization process will conclude within a year.
Faith Pope Francis Homilies
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2017
Summertime can and should be a time for extra prayer, a moment of peace that allows Christians to savor the joy of their relationship with Jesus and find new strength to reach out with love to others, Pope Francis said.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceAugust 01, 2017
Many of the Little Brothers of Jesus, including Francis' choice to head Rome's seminary, are manual laborers, who strive simply to be a presence of friendship and solidarity with their co-workers and neighbors.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJuly 31, 2017
Human trafficking is "brutal, savage and criminal," Pope Francis said, but often it seems like people see it as a sad, but normal fact of life.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJuly 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.
Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez of San Salvador, El Salvador, is greeted after Pope Francis elevated him and four other men to cardinal during a June 28 consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJune 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."