Commentary: We should "show affection and concern" for each other, Pope Francis writes in Amoris Laetitia, even as we engage in difficult discussion.
On Monday, Faustin-Archange Touadéra made his first visit abroad to see the pope at the Vatican, to thank Francis for his personal push for peace.
Papal presser: Francis affirms his recent apostolic exhortation has opened up new possibilities for divorced and remarried Catholics.
Editorial: Amoris Laetitia is a challenge to parrhesia: bold, fearless dialogue about the family.
NCR Today: Pope Francis met U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders briefly Saturday morning at the Vatican, before heading out on his visit to Lesbos, Greece.
Sanders lauded Francis' repeated call to overcome a "globalization of indifference" -- labeling it "the most powerful name to the predicament of modern society."
Pastors must discern with divorced and remarried Catholics before determining whether the admission to the sacraments is possible, as is the practice of the Vienna archdiocese.
The pope is not expected to grant an audience to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Rome this week.
An Italian journalist said he was given private documents by a Vatican official detailing problems with financial reforms and that he had a duty to publish them.