Yerevan, Armenia -- Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says pope’s talk of Armenian genocide is a "great disgrace" that reflects the "traces and all the reflexes of the Crusades."
Faith and Justice: What Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals are trying to do to the Roman Curia is a reorganization plan to gently downsize the Vatican.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are among the recipients of letters from the Vatican asking congregations to explain matters learned during the apostolic visitation.
Simply Spirit: To say I was thrilled when the Vatican upgraded the celebration of St. Mary of Magdala to a feast on par with the other apostles doesn't nearly begin to cover it.
Francis is visiting the former Soviet republic June 24-26, with plans to meet leaders of the Armenian Apostolic church.
Use of the death penalty is an unacceptable practice that sows vengeance and does not bring justice to the victims of crime, Pope Francis said.
Assist and accompany refugees while working to build peace in the world, Pope Francis urged on the eve of World Refugee Day.
Using the word "genocide" to describe the persecution of Christians in the Middle East risks downplaying the courage of those who boldly profess faith in Jesus Christ, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis said June 16 the validity of marriage implies that a couple understands that sacramental marriage is a bond binding them to another for their entire lives.