NCR Today: Pope Francis reiterated Wednesday that the Catholic church can never consider someone irrevocably separated from its global community.
NCR Today: I am less disappointed with Pope Francis' words in Amoris Laetitia than I am with what I fear will be the reaction to his words.
Pope Francis will welcome several thousand homeless and vulnerable people from all over Europe when they make a pilgrimage to Rome in November.
ROME -- Pope Francis called abuse of children a "tragedy," saying the church cannot tolerate the matter and "must severely punish the abusers."
Four Sisters of the Holy Child Mary who were part of a global effort to make a complete map and catalog of the starry skies.
Italian authorities made the arrests Thursday of six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group.
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of an Irish Jesuit, who was raised Anglican, as well as the cause of 38 Albanian martyrs killed during the communist persecution of Christians.
NCR Today: A prominent Italian news agency is reporting that the pontiff wants to dedicate the next meeting of the world's Catholic bishops to the issue of global peace.
The Vatican’s financial watchdog agency has marked 544 activities as questionable, freezing or halting movement of a total of some $2.4 million and 15.3 million Euros.