Pope Francis named U.S. Jesuit Br. Guy Consolmagno to be the new director of the Vatican Observatory.
Faith and Justice: The overall effect of Pope Francis' U.S. visit comes down to whether or not we will listen to him.
With his simple, thoughtful and often pithy comments, Pope Francis is showing himself to be among the most quotable popes.
A Texas high school student at the center of a tech storm after authorities mistook his clock invention for a bomb got an invite to the White House.
'The absence of women's perspectives at times of reflection on these issues is not only an act of disdain toward women.'
Calling himself "a bit feminist," Pope Francis praised women religious for always heading to the "front lines" to bring the church's tenderness and motherly love to those most in need.
NCR Today: Catholic Charities USA hopes to raise awareness "for the 45 million people living in poverty in the United States today."
Three Plowshares protesters, including Sr. Megan Rice, were resentenced to time served and two years of unsupervised probation for breaking into a Tennessee nuclear weapons facility in 2012.
Grace on the Margins: The canonization of Junípero Serra seems contradictory to Pope Francis' usual consideration for oppressed peoples.
Catholics in northwest Missouri who want to know what to expect from their new bishop, should look to his work in founding a Catholic Worker farm just outside Springfield, Mo.