Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 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 News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 12, 2018
The Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump "used particularly harsh and offensive words about immigrants" from several countries.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 04, 2018
The statement from the Kazakh bishops can be interpreted as a response to Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, "Amoris Laetitia."
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 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 News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 28, 2017
Pope Francis, newly 81, will begin 2018 with a focus on Mary and on migrants and refugees.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 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).
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 22, 2017
Canonization could take place during the Synod of Bishops, an institution Paul re-established after Vatican II.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 05, 2017
Pope Francis said the bishops' document "explains precisely the meaning of Chapter VIII of 'Amoris Laetitia.'
Faith
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 02, 2017

Devoting his last day in Bangladesh to the nation's tiny Catholic community, Pope Francis told clergy and religious that there was no way they could promote interreligious harmony in the country if their communities were marked by gossip, division and bitterness.

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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service November 29, 2017
According to the Vatican, 150,000 people attended the Mass at the Kyaikkasan sports ground.