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Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup (Right) pray before the afternoon session of the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

US bishops launch 'Civilize It,' answering Pope Francis' call for 'a better kind of politics'

Sep 7, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday launched a new initiative to promote civility amid political polarization, appealing to Pope Francis’... Read more

The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.

Survey: A majority of US Catholics support the death penalty

Jul 21, 2021

By Matt Hadro

One recent survey shows a majority of U.S. Catholics supporting use of the death penalty for murder convicts. The support... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.

Cardinal Parolin: ‘War is the antithesis of fraternity’

Apr 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.” Read more

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa preaches at the Good Friday liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica April 2, 2021.

Papal preacher on Good Friday: Political ideologies wound fraternity in the Catholic Church

Apr 2, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Politics turned into ideologies have wounded fraternity in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., said at the Vatican’s... Read more

Pope Francis meets Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, Iraq, March 6, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis in Iraq, Muslim dialogue, and persecuted Christians

Mar 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

Among the historic moments from the pope’s recent visit to Iraq was the establishment of a National Day of Tolerance... Read more

Pope Francis signs the encyclical Fratelli tutti at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi Oct. 3, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis ‘delighted’ as Muslim group oversees encyclical’s Russian translation

Mar 3, 2021

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that he was “delighted” to learn that a Muslim group had overseen the translation of... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre addresses the USCCB Fall General Assembly.

Apostolic nuncio to US to hold webinar on Fratelli Tutti

Dec 4, 2020

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will present a webinar on the pope’s recent encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.  Read more

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia.

Archbishop calls on Catholics to ‘take personal responsibility’ for aiding the poor

Nov 15, 2020

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York, encouraged Catholics to exit... Read more

Death Row Sign At A Maximum Security Prison. Image via Shutterstock

Does 'Fratelli tutti' change Church teaching on the death penalty?

Oct 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

In his new encyclical, Pope Francis reiterated that the death penalty is “inadmissible,” but did he change centuries of Church teaching... Read more

A conference presenting Pope Francis’ encyclical "”Fratelli tutti” at the New Synod Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 4, 2020.

‘Fratelli tutti’: Human fraternity committee to invite youth to make Pope Francis’ vision ‘a reality’

Oct 4, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

A Vatican presentation for Pope Francis’ third encyclical, “Fratelli tutti,” highlighted the involvement of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity... Read more

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address.

‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis presents new encyclical in Angelus address

Oct 4, 2020

Pope Francis introduced his new encyclical, “Fratelli tutti,” in his Angelus address Sunday, saying that “human fraternity and the care... Read more

Pope Francis prays at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi Oct. 3, 2020.

‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis calls for unity in new encyclical

Oct 4, 2020

Pope Francis presented his vision for overcoming the world’s growing divisions, laid bare by the coronavirus crisis, in his new... Read more

Pope Francis signs his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, on the altar before the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi on Oct. 3, 2020. Photo

Pope Francis signs new encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’ in Assisi

Oct 3, 2020

Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, Saturday during a visit to Assisi.  Read more

Pope Francis pictured in St. Peter’s Square, March 29, 2017.

Pope Francis to release new encyclical on Oct. 4

Sep 16, 2020

Pope Francis will release his new encyclical Oct. 4, the Vatican announced Wednesday.   Read more