Celebrating the feast day of Jesus’ grandparents, Pope Francis not only urged people to honor their elders, but he asked them to think about what they will hand on to future generations.
“It seems necessary to make it clear that the ‘Synodal Path’ in Germany does not have the power to compel bishops and the faithful to assume new modes of governance and new approaches to doctrine and morals,” the Vatican said.
In new interview, Pope Francis discusses abortion, the Vatican’s controversial China deal and resignation rumors
In a wide-ranging interview with the Reuters news agency, Pope Francis condemned abortion, dismissed the idea that he’s preparing to resign and said he still hopes to be able to visit Russia and Ukraine in the fall.
Pope Francis releases new letter on liturgy: Catholics need a better understanding of Vatican II’s reforms
The “sense of mystery” Catholics should experience at Mass is not one prompted by Latin or by “creative” elements added to the celebration.
A truly pro-life celebration of overturning Roe v. Wade would involve efforts to pass legislation protecting life, women’s rights and motherhood, said an editorial in the Vatican newspaper.
John Paul I and birth control: Rare audio recording shows he wanted change in church teaching before becoming pope
The future pope was hesitant about categorically banning contraception before the release of “Humanae Vitae,” documents and recordings show.
At a recent event celebrating a seminary's theological journal, Pope Francis encouraged a "dynamic" theology, rooted in dialogue with other faiths and cultures.
Belgian bishop asks Pope Francis not to make him a cardinal to prevent abuse survivors ‘from being hurt again’
Retired Bishop Lucas Van Looy of Ghent, Belgium, asked Pope Francis to withdraw his nomination, and the pope agreed.