Loading...
Loading...
Click here if you don’t see subscription options
Voices
Gerard O’Connell is America’s Vatican correspondent and author of The Election of Pope Francis: An Inside Story of the Conclave That Changed History. He has been covering the Vatican since 1985.
FaithInterviews
Gerard O’Connell
The Irish-born American cardinal and former bishop of Dallas, Tex., is considered a big hitter in the Vatican because of the many important responsibilities that Pope Francis has entrusted to him in recent years.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In a new interview, Pope Francis more openly criticized Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and clarified his position that NATO is partially to blame for the outbreak of war.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
“I truly feel great sorrow at having to postpone this visit, which means so much to me," the pope said at his general audience on June 12.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis has postponed “with regret” his visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and to South Sudan on the advice of his doctors so as “not to jeopardize the result of the therapy that he is undergoing.”
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Sept. 30, 2015.
FaithNews Analysis
Gerard O’Connell
Lisa Sowle Cahill, professor of moral theology at Boston College, talks about the legacy of “Amoris Laetitia” for young people and opponents of Pope Francis.
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego was among 21 new cardinals named by Pope Francis May 29, 2022. Archbishop McElroy is pictured in a 2019 photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Bishop McElroy has demonstrated that he is one of the strongest supporters of Pope Francis’ vision of church among the American bishops.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Cardinal Angelo Sodano died in a Rome hospital last night from complications related to Covid-19, and other ailments related to his advanced age.
FaithInterviews
Gerard O’Connell
‘Amoris Laetitia’ is more than a theology for marriage and family life.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Gerard O’Connell
“You realize that the rest of the world is looking toward Pope Francis as maybe the one person who could end this [war], who could bring peace,” Ambassador Donnelly told Gerard O’Connell.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Catholics in China in recent years have experienced greater difficulties in the practice of their faith as a result of the crackdown on religion being carried out under the regime of President Xi Jin-ping.