Oct 4, 2013 - 05:49 pm .- Pope Francis’ message of service and encounter is a model for the faithful and for society at large, said panelists at a recent conference on the Holy Father.
Oct 4, 2013 - 03:43 pm .- Each of the last three Popes has had a different but complementary emphasis, highlighting different aspects of the faithful and the Church, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York.
Oct 4, 2013 - 02:25 pm .- Pope Francis concluded his one-day pilgrimage to Assisi with a visit to young people, encouraging them to reject a “provisional culture” that fears making definitive commitments.
Oct 4, 2013 - 10:49 am .- In a meeting with priests and religious during his visit to Assisi, Pope Francis urged the professed to listen and be receptive to the Lord, as well as be missionaries who accompany their people.
Oct 4, 2013 - 04:41 am .- On the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Pope Francis said that Christians should follow the example of the great saint by stripping themselves of a spirit of worldliness.
Oct 4, 2013 - 04:18 am .- During his visit to Assisi, Pope Francis told Mass attendees that true peace can only be attained by drawing close to the crucified Lord, stressing the importance of having a relationship with him.
Oct 4, 2013 - 04:17 am .- Beauty must play a central role in our efforts for evangelization and cultural renewal, because it is a gift from God to lead us to him, Bishop James D. Conley said in an address at a recent apologetics conference.
Oct 4, 2013 - 02:01 am .- A top Vatican diplomat has reaffirmed the Holy See’s support for nuclear disarmament, warning that dedication to continued research into nuclear weapons will hinder anti-proliferation efforts.
Oct 4, 2013 - 12:10 am .- The Vatican Bank confirmed a commitment to full financial transparency Oct. 1 by publishing its first Annual Report.