DHAKA, Bangladesh (RNS) — Bangladesh is the second and final leg of one of the most politically fraught trips of Francis' papacy, where his outspoken concern for refugees has been tempered by sensitivities on the ground.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In calling capital punishment 'inadmissible,' Pope Francis is reshaping what it means for Catholics to be 'pro-life,' stressing that it means protecting life from womb to natural death.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s not every day that Pope Francis chooses to invoke the full weight of his office. But when it comes to the furious internal rows over Catholic worship, he’s decided enough is enough.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Given major disagreements between Pope Francis and President Trump, the ambassador can only benefit from being able to pick up the phone and talk to her husband's close ally. (ANALYSIS)
ROME (RNS) During his brief visit to Egypt, Pope Francis showed his preference for engaging Islam to defuse religiously inspired violence. But will his approach work any better than that of his predecessor?