Addressing the Group of Twenty’s first-ever forum on religion on Nov. 2, Archbishop Bashar Warda drove home the need for “forgiveness and a renunciation of violence.”
Archbishop Schick said the pope had asked him to remain in office. “After presenting my reasons again, he then granted my request," the German bishop wrote in a statement.
Pope Francis on Tuesday called on Catholics to “disarm their hearts” and become peacemakers.
“There are still millions of boys and girls who suffer and live in conditions very similar to slavery,” the pontiff said in a video appeal issued Monday.
Pope Francis received French President Emmanuel Macron at the Vatican on Monday.
Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Saturday that Joe Biden “is not in communion with the Catholic faith” and that “any priest who now provides Communion to the president participates in his hypocrisy.”
The letter provides fresh observations from one of the few remaining theologians to have personally participated in Vatican II, which opened 60 years ago this month.
The Council of Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole in southern England has drawn red lines around an abortion provider and designated the area a “safe zone.”
Pope Francis has called on entrepreneurs to be “prophets” and transform the economy to ethical principles.
Pope Francis told Cistercians on Monday to embrace “the greater poverty of spirit and goods in order to be more available to the Lord.”
Pope Francis on Wednesday called on Asia’s Catholic bishops, currently gathered in Thailand, to discern what the Holy Spirit is telling them.
Oct. 11 marks the 60th anniversary of a monumental event in the history of the Catholic Church: the gathering in Rome of bishops from around the world for the start of the Second Vatican Council.
Pope Francis has assured his “spiritual closeness” to those affected by an Oct. 7 gas station explosion in northwest Ireland.
In a message marking the 60th anniversary of Vatican II’s opening, the general secretariat of the Synod on Synodality called the event “one of its most precious legacies.”
“I tell you this with an open heart: I can no longer imagine being in the position I have tried to hold until now.”
One day after being appointed chief executive of an Australian rules football club, Andrew Thorburn stepped down from the role following a public backlash.
A French Jesuit and an American legal scholar were named the recipients of this year’s Ratzinger prize on Friday.
Pope Francis has expressed deep sorrow at the news of a deadly rampage at a day care center in Thailand that left more than 30 people dead — 23 of them children.
Following demands for an apology and a threat he would “file an official complaint with the Holy Father,” the German Bishops’ Conference president met with a Vatican cardinal in Rome this week.
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Belgium failed to conduct a proper investigation into the circumstances of the 2012 euthanasia of Godelieva de Troyer on the grounds of “untreatable depression.”