Cardinal Raymond Burke arrived in Guam Feb. 15 as the presiding judge in a church trial investigating allegations of sexual abuse leveled against Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Agana.
Christians must never lose hope and should remind themselves that God loves them even at their worst, Pope Francis said.
God's love provides "security" both in difficult moments and even when "I have done something terrible and evil," the pope said Feb. 15 during his weekly general audience.
"No one can take this security from us. We must repeat it like a prayer: God loves me. I am sure that God loves me!" he said.
A member of Pope Francis’ advisory Council of Cardinals has said it is important for the Catholic faith that adherents to the religion support the pontiff.
In a press briefing at the Vatican Wednesday, German Cardinal Reinhard Marx said that while it is normal that there be discussion about the pope and his initiatives “it is also clear for us as Catholics that loyalty to the pope is substantial for the Catholic faith.”
Pope Francis said that economic development projects on lands that have historically belonged to indigenous peoples should be subject to the "prior and informed consent" of those peoples.
Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio affirmed in a new book that Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia allows divorced and remarried persons to take Communion under certain circumstances.
World Marriage Day: Each week dozens of newlyweds, dressed again in their wedding gowns and tuxedoes, come to the Vatican to receive a special papal blessing as they begin their lives together.
Rome: Pope Francis tells leaders of men's orders about corruption in the Vatican. He also says priestly formation must focus more on discernment.
Lent 2017. Turn away from "the love of money," Pope Francis adjoins Christians. "No one can serve two masters."
One day after copies of a poster were plastered around the Rome city center criticizing Pope Francis, the pontiff used his Angelus message to call for an authentic witness free from gossip and maliciousness.
A fundamental quality of salt that Christians should adopt, is its ability to preserve from corruption, keeping away "the polluting germs of selfishness, envy and malicious gossip," Francis said Feb. 5 in his remarks after the recitation of the Angelus prayer.
Albrecht von Boeselager, recently reinstated as the Knights' grand chancellor, said order officials had invoked "the wish of the Holy Father" when they asked him to resign.