Pope calls for peace, dialogue in Caucasus region

Pope Francis called for the use of dialogue — not weapons — for resolving the problems and conflict escalating in the Caucasus region.


True change requires input of everyone, not just the powerful, pope says

The world will not overcome the current crisis if only big businesses, financial institutions and the powerful have a voice, Pope Francis said.

Papal safeguarding commission meets online and in Rome

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors met online and, for those who could, in Rome for their plenary assembly Sept. 16-18.


Pope thanks elderly, ill priests for faithful, silent witness to Gospel

Pope Francis reminded elderly and ill priests that they need not be afraid of suffering because Christ is always there to help them carry that cross.