Eco Catholic: Without recognizing the faces behind statistics, the pope said extreme poverty risks feeling natural and the hungry "turn into one more news story."
The July 22 memorial observance of St. Mary Magdalene has elevated to a major feast in the liturgical calendar, Vatican Radio announced June 10.
Pope Francis raised the July 22 memorial of St. Mary Magdalene to a feast on the church's liturgical calendar, the Vatican announced.
The Francis Chronicles: Thinking about serving tea rather than wine at your wedding? Think again if you're inviting the pope.
The Vatican decision, announced June 6, forces Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron of the Agana archdiocese to yield his authority, at least temporarily.
A Roman Observer: Unlike predecessors, Pope Francis has not utilized the CDF prefect or his department, but is he making any moves to ensure a legacy that cannot be undone?
Pope Francis has named two priests of the Boston archdiocese, Mark O'Connell and Robert Reed, as auxiliary bishops.