Pope Francis spent more than three hours Oct. 24 at the Jesuits' Rome headquarters, including time devoted to a "private conversation."
NCR Today: There can be no doubt now that Pope Francis is indeed seeking to remake the church into his own image.
Distinctly Catholic: Last week, Archbishop Charles Chaput delivered another classic culture warrior speech, and his view of the church concerns me.
Several cardinals are apparently furious about plans for a new McDonald's restaurant in the shadow of St. Peter's Basilica; they've reportedly asked the pope to step in.
NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator describes Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa, the new global leader of the Jesuit order, as warm, affectionate, and a creative thinker.
When Pope Francis visits Sweden Oct. 31 for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it will herald fresh debates on Western Christianity's greatest rift.
Editorial: With his new cardinal appointments, Francis is walking past some of the old established sees, and going to the peripheries of the church.
Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell said he has a hard time understanding why some bishops have reacted negatively to Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love.")
Analysis: The pontiff passed over prelates favored by culture warriors of the right and chose more pastoral bishops. That's a big change.
Three U.S. prelates who will be elevated to the office of cardinal next month each said they were "humbled" by the appointment and asked for prayers.