HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE PANAMA – 24.01.2019 – 10.40 Palacio Bolivar – Ministry of Foreign Affairs Official Translation Speech of the Holy Father Mr President, Distinguished Authorities, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you, Mr President, for your words of welcome and your kind invitation to visit this nation. In addressing you, I would like to […]
Pope Francis on Sunday announced that he has created a profile on a new prayer app, saying the internet and social media are prime places both to build relationships and community, and to pray together.
Cardinal Dolan, the archbishop of New York and former head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) pro-life committee, delivered the keynote address at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life at Georgetown University on Saturday.
At the upcoming meeting on protecting minors, Pope Francis wants leaders of the world’s bishops’ conferences to clearly understand what must be done to prevent abuse, care for victims and ensure no case is whitewashed or covered up.
Pope Francis will visit the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates Feb. 3-5 of next year to participate in the International Interfaith Meeting on “Human Fraternity.”
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his “closeness” to Pittsburgh, and “in particular its Jewish community,” after what the pontiff called a “terrible attack” at a local synagogue that left 11 people dead.
With the launch of a new book, Pope Francis is calling for a new alliance – between young and old – to change the world.
Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, has become one of the most closely watched American prelates at a time when the Church in the United States is in full crisis mode, making it perhaps unsurprising that he was the first bishop to raise the issue of clerical sex abuse during this month’s Vatican summit on young people.
As one of the major protagonists of the Francis papacy – and arguably of the Catholic Church since Vatican II – German Cardinal Walter Kasper argues, “there is no real substantial difference between Pope Benedict and Pope Francis.”
Speaking to his brother Jesuits in Lithuania last month, Pope Francis solicited their support in moving forward the work of the Second Vatican Council.