Pope Francis is remembering British infant Charlie Gard and his parents in his prayers this week as the family prepares for Charlie’s death. “Pope Francis is praying for Charlie and his parents and feels especially close to them at this time of immense suffering,” said Greg Burke, a spokesman for the Holy See, according to […]
The parents of a terminally-ill British baby whose plight has drawn sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump were preparing on Friday for their child's life support to be withdrawn. Charlie Gard's mother Connie YatesShow More Summary
Pope Francis has called for 'sacramental integration' of those in 'irregular situations,' he says.
Many priests have 'an attitude... of closure if not hostility' to the Pope's reform, the article claims.
A source close to the Pope suggests he hopes to sequester traditionalists into the Society of St. Pius X.
Cardinal George Pell is on a leave of absence from the Vatican, where he serves as Treasurer for the pontiff.
A lawyer for Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, said the prelate would plead not guilty to all charges. The hearing lasted six minutes.
Cardinal Gerhard Muller cautioned that ‘the Magisterium does not have the authority to correct Jesus Christ.’
"As far as we know, at least in our memory, this is the first time we've had to shut the fountains down," Vatican spokesperson says
The parents of the terminally ill baby were challenging the British hospital in court, but the fight may now be over.
An article being described as “explosive,” written by two allies of Pope Francis in a Vatican-reviewed publication, is taking on the “spurious alliance between politics and religious fundamentalism” in the United States. This article is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD...
An article written by two allies of Pope Francis is taking on the “spurious alliance between politics and religious fundamentalism." An article being described as “explosive,” written by two allies of Pope Francis in a Vatican-reviewed...Show More Summary
Pope Francis said on Sunday he was alarmed by the recent violence in Jerusalem and called for dialogue and moderation to help restore peace. "I am following with trepidation the grave tension and violence of recent days in Jerusalem....Show More Summary
Pope Francis has appealed for moderation after recent killings at a Jerusalem holy site.
In this special on religion, Tahir ul Qadri attacks ISIL's ideology, and we debate if Pope Francis is a reformer
We debate Pope Francis’ reforms to the Catholic Church, and whether or not he is too progressive.
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary and a devout Catholic, was left out of President's Donald Trump's meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in May. "Wow. That's all he wanted," a source close to the White House told CNN in May. Show More Summary
Emma Bonino not only is responsible for millions of abortions but she supports contraception, same-sex 'marriage,' transgenderism, and sex education.
The head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences considers Pope Francis' pronouncements on climate change to be magisterial.
After the exhortation was published, the pontiff asked one of his advisers whether it was in sync with Church teaching.