Faith NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 22, 2018
The issue is expected to come up in the 2019 special gathering of the Synod of Bishops to study questions related to the church's pastoral work in the Amazon.
Politics & Society NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 19, 2018
Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, the grand imam, hosted a meeting Jan. 17-18 with Christian and Muslim clerics and political leaders from 86 countries in reaction to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Faith NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 19, 2018
The church's key contribution to peace must be education, both in classrooms and as examples of diverse people living in harmony.
Politics & Society NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 14, 2018
During Mass for World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis says that we must not let fear of migrants impact our ability to help those in need.
Politics & Society NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 12, 2018
The Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump "used particularly harsh and offensive words about immigrants" from several countries.
Faith NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 04, 2018
The statement from the Kazakh bishops can be interpreted as a response to Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, "Amoris Laetitia."
Faith Vatican DispatchCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 01, 2018
“Let’s not extinguish the hope in their hearts; let's not suffocate their hopes for peace,” the pope said of refugees.
Faith NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 28, 2017
Pope Francis, newly 81, will begin 2018 with a focus on Mary and on migrants and refugees.
Faith NewsCindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 25, 2017
Standing on the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica on a clear, crisp Christmas day, Pope Francis spoke about the world's children before formally giving his blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world).