VATICAN CITY (AP) — 'A living church can look back on history and acknowledge a fair share of male authoritarianism, domination, various forms of enslavement, abuse and sexist violence,' Francis said.
(RNS) — Cardinal Joseph Bernardin's 'seamless garment' received magisterial endorsement.
(RNS) — Pope Francis published the third apostolic exhortation of his papacy: 'Gaudete et Exsultate,' or 'Rejoice and Be Glad.' The first two riled conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church. How will this one be received?
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a new document, Pope Francis says defending the poor and migrants is "equally sacred" to defending the unborn — a not-so-veiled critique of the conservative right in the U.S. for whom opposition to abortion trumps the Gospel mandate to love and welcome the stranger.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff continued to preach the overarching theme of the landmark apostolic exhortation on the family he issued last week.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis' apostolic exhortation maintains church teachings on divorce and sexuality but stresses the need for “a healthy dose of self-criticism.”
ROME (RNS) "How can we continue to stand by when food is thrown away while people are starving?" Pope Francis asked. "Today, everything comes under the laws of competition and the survival of the fittest, where the powerful feed upon the powerless."