Pope: Silence Is Jesus’ Response To Divisiveness

Jesus showed that the best way to respond to scandal and divisiveness is to stay silent and pray, Pope Francis said Sept. 3 as he resumed his early morning Masses with invited guests.

Questions Still Surround Papal Accuser’s Role in Neinstedt Probe

In the aftermath of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s sensational claim that Pope Francis knew about misconduct allegations against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013 and ignored them, Archbishop Viganò’s own handling of a sex abuse crisis in the U.S. has come under fresh examination.

Reactions to Pope Allegations Reveal Divided Church

Within hours of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s blockbuster claims that Pope Francis knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of abuse, the bishop of Tyler, Texas, issued a statement saying he found those claims to be credible, asking that it be read at all Masses on Sunday.

Pope In Ireland

Photos from Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland

Church Is a Family United in Prayer and Solidarity

We are told that the Church is a family and that we, though many, are all part of one body, the Church. We, as Catholics, participate in a larger family – a global one – one which we are reminded of each and every time we attend Mass.

Pope Meets Survivors of Abuse in Ireland

Pope Francis spent 90 minutes meeting privately with eight survivors of sexual, physical and emotional abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy or in Catholic-run institutions.