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May 6, 2019 - 10:46 am .- At an interreligious meeting in Bulgaria Monday, Pope Francis told Orthodox, Muslim, and other religious leaders that peace is both a gift and a task.
May 4, 2019 - 05:14 am .- Pope Francis encouraged the Swiss Guard Saturday to use their work, and the encounters they have in and around Vatican City, to be witnesses of faith, joy, and God’s love.
May 3, 2019 - 10:22 am .- Pope Francis Friday offered a critique of captialism’s impact on the environment, calling for a response that hears “the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor.”
May 2, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- Despite the recent open letter’s strident claims, the arguments advanced by its authors do not appear to make a legal, or consistent, argument against the Holy Father
May 2, 2019 - 11:01 am .- Pope Francis called on nations to work toward a global common good Thursday, particularly in confronting climate change, human trafficking, and nuclear threats.
May 1, 2019 - 11:35 am .- A group of nineteen Catholics, including some prominent academics, have published an open letter to the bishops of the world accusing Pope Francis of heresy.
May 1, 2019 - 06:29 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Patrick J. McGrath of San Jose, California, who will be automatically succeeded by his coadjutor Bishop Oscar Cantú.
May 1, 2019 - 04:19 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday reminded those who think belief in the devil is antiquated or outdated that Satan really exists and that Jesus himself experienced his temptations and overcame them.
Apr 29, 2019 - 09:00 pm .- Peter’s Pence, a global charitable fund overseen by Pope Francis, will support migrants in limbo in Mexico, the charity has announced.
Apr 29, 2019 - 04:46 am .- Pope Francis Monday appointed Archbishop Paul D. Etienne of Anchorage to be coadjutor archbishop of the Archdiocese of Seattle.
Apr 28, 2019 - 07:49 am .- Located just steps from St. Peter’s Basilica, Santo Spirito in Sassia is Rome’s official Divine Mercy church.
Apr 28, 2019 - 06:06 am .- On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on Christ’s wounds, which he said contain the difficulties and persecutions endured by people who suffer today.
Apr 27, 2019 - 04:59 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message Saturday to the leaders of South and North Korea expressing his hope for a future of peace and unity for the peninsula on the anniversary of the inter-Korean summit.
Apr 26, 2019 - 01:25 pm .- Pope Francis is widely expected to approve a new structure for the Roman curia in the near future. While the apostolic constitution outlining that structure is not expected to be released for several more weeks, many Church-watchers have begun speculating about what the reorganization could look like, and what it might mean.
Apr 26, 2019 - 09:59 am .- Pope Francis said Thursday that although today has its challenges, especially with the sexual abuse crisis, it is not more difficult to be a Christian now than in other periods over the last 2,000 years.
Apr 26, 2019 - 09:47 am .- Pope Francis emphasized Friday the importance of the Bible in the life of the Church, echoing Benedict XVI’s call for “a new season of greater love for Sacred Scripture.”
Apr 25, 2019 - 04:04 am .- Pope Francis Thursday appointed Donald J. Hying the next bishop of Madison following the death of Bishop Robert C. Morlino in November.
Apr 24, 2019 - 04:46 am .- To stop the spread of evil in the world, Catholics must go above and beyond, loving and forgiving others even when it is undeserved, Pope Francis urged Wednesday.
Apr 23, 2019 - 10:16 am .- Pope Francis celebrated the feast of his patron St. George – Jorge in Spanish – by giving away rosaries to 6,000 young people from Milan, asking them to pray for him through Mary’s intercession.
Apr 22, 2019 - 05:05 am .- Pope Francis said Monday that the resurrection of Christ is the most shocking event in human history.