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A student walks across campus at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa.

University of Iowa 'targeted' Christian group, lawyers argue

Sep 23, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Lawyers representing a Christian group kicked off of a college campus over its religious beliefs have said they are confident... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peters Square during his Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013.

Pope Francis calls Syro-Catholic patriarch, assures of his prayers

Jul 22, 2014

By Elise Harris

According an Italian Catholic new organization, Pope Francis made a phone call to Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan over the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013.

A Christian must give light to the world, urges Pope

Feb 9, 2014

Pope Francis centered his Angelus message this Sunday on the image of a Christian whose faith is like a burning... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience on Dec. 4, 2013

A Christian without the Church is an 'absurd dichotomy,' says Pope

Jan 30, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass, Pope Francis reflected on the intrinsic relationship between the Church and the People of God, emphasizing... Read more

Pope Francis gives the homily during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on July 7, 2013.

Pope Francis: follow Jesus' Way of the Cross

Sep 8, 2013

Pope Francis spoke to crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for Sunday’s Angelus, encouraging them to follow Christ on the... Read more

Felipe Passos speaks at the World Youth Day 2013 prayer vigil.

Wheelchair-bound man moves three million hearts in Copacabana

Jul 27, 2013

The young Brazilian Felipe Passos moved the hearts of three million World Youth Day participants, including Pope Francis himself, when... Read more

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Always unite prayer and action, Pope Francis says

Jul 21, 2013

In his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis told crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square to unite prayer and action in... Read more

The Blessed John Paul II Shrine in Northeast Washington, D.C.

John Paul II exemplified Christian life, chaplain reflects

Apr 3, 2013

On the eighth anniversary of the death of Blessed Pope John Paul II, the chaplain of a shrine in his... Read more