At St. Matthew's Cathedral. Meeting and praying with the U.S. bishops, Pope Francis outlines his idea of a shepherd.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official transcript of the pope's speech to the United States bishops.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official transcript of Francis' speech at the White House.
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, head of the Pontifical Council for the Family and lead Vatican organizer of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, has been dropped from a criminal investigation.
At the White House. President and pope praise each other for climate action. Pope challenges president on religious liberty.
Just Catholic: It is one thing for a humble, holy pope to preach the Gospel with and without words. It is quite another thing for the corporation that is church to do the same. The disconnect remains. It has to do with women.
Following Francis: Come with NCR as we follow Pope Francis throughout his trip to the USA. Come here to read reports from our reporters in the field.
Aboard the papal plane. Pope Francis defended his position on the economy and other social issues as faithful to basic Catholic social doctrine.
Pope Francis landed at Joint Base Andrews Tuesday afternoon, launching his highly anticipated six-day, three-city visit to the U.S.