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Pope Francis embraces a cardinal-member of CELAM during their encounter at the apostolic nunciature in Bogota, Sept. 7, 2017.

The significance of Pope Francis' speech to Latin America's bishops

Sep 7, 2017

By Elise Harris

What is likely one of the most important speeches of Pope Francis' visit to Colombia, political processes aside, and one... Read more

Pope Francis prays during the inaguration of the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida in the Vatican Gardens Sept. 3, 2016.

Pope Francis makes surprise stop at Vatican unveiling of Our Lady of Aparecida

Sep 3, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Ahead of his meeting with volunteers Saturday, Pope Francis decided to pop in for the inauguration of a new statue... Read more

Pilgrims kneel during Stations of the Cross at World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26, 2013.

The 'theology of the people', according to Pope Francis

Apr 27, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

In a previously unpublished 2012 lecture, Pope Francis explains the inner sense of the ‘theology of the people,' emphasizing that... Read more