Analysis: An investigative journalist has written a book about the Mexico City-based Legionaries of Christ, in which he likens the order's late, disgraced founder to a Mafia capo.
"I make an appeal to the international community to not spare any effort to urgently bring the parties to the negotiating table," Pope Francis urged Sunday.
In an unprecedented push for wider Christian unity, Pope Francis will meet with Russian Patriarch Kirill in Cuba in February.
Pope Francis’ impassioned praise of China this week is the strongest sign of the pontiff’s ambitious agenda to transform the historically fraught relations between Beijing and the Holy See.
Pope Francis will not be an actor in a proposed movie based on the Gospels, contrary to a claim by AMBI Pictures. The film is 'Beyond the Sun.'
A Roman Observer: Most reasonable Catholics disagree with the need for the props and gimmicks that the Vatican's jubilee committee is using to promote the Holy Year of Mercy.
Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, said it is no longer "exceptional" to have priests turn down an appointment as bishop, for various reasons including health.
NCR Today: During his weekly Angelus address, Pope Francis said Christians face the "temptation of considering religion like a human investment."