Pope Francis and Eric Schmidt, the longtime CEO of Google, met briefly at the Vatican Jan. 15, an unusual private audience between a confessed tech "dinosaur" and digital innovator.
Pope Francis has greatly expanded the chance for the faithful to gain an indulgence during this Year of Mercy, but some wonder if it is too much.
God’s love for humanity is so great that it can win over every evil, forgive every sin, and can never be stopped, Pope Francis told crowds at his weekly general audience Wednesday.
“It is not the love of a ‘telenovela!’” the pontiff joked to the thousands in attendance, reflecting on a passage in the Old Testament that describes God as “abounding in love and fidelity.”
NCR Today: Pope Francis’ new book-length interview was officially launched at the Vatican Tuesday with presentations by a cardinal, a fast-talking Italian comedian, and a rehabilitated Chinese prisoner.
Vatican: In an annual speech to global ambassadors, Pope Francis adopted voices of Old Testament characters to cry for better treatment of migrants.
Pope Francis says in a new book-length interview the church needs to follow Jesus' example more closely and seek to "enter the darkness" in which many of today's people live.
In a new book-length interview, Pope Francis reveals how mercy has touched his life and how he first conceived the idea of calling a Jubilee year focused on mercy.
Interviewing Pope Francis in July, Italian journalist Andrea Tornielli asked how Francis might act as a confessor to a gay person in light of his remark, "Who am I to judge?"