Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal urged moderate celebrations of Christmas this year because of the current political situation, but he also called for an end to the arms trade.
A Catholic leader in the Central African Republic said Christian-Muslim ties were affected positively by Pope Francis' Nov. 29-30 visit and his simple message of living peacefully.
NCR Today: Pope Francis has "given the bishops' synod back its freedom" said a German cardinal at a three-day international theological congress in Munich.
President Obama can't get a break. His critics won't let up caricaturing him as a feckless failure without the resolve for an all-out war against the Islamic State group.
Worse still, he squanders opportunities to make the case for his administration's strategy. His Oval Office address to the nation December 6 was a disengaged recitation of generalities, without specifics. It lacked the narrative and rhetorical force needed to uplift and engage the audience in the cause.
After reciting the Angelus at the Vatican, Pope Francis said the COP21 climate agreement required a "concerted commitment" to continue forward.
Paris -- World leaders here Saturday evening reached the first-ever globally binding deal to address climate change. Catholics question if it will fully protect the vulnerable.
Many in Mexico view Our Lady of Guadalupe, their national patroness, as more than a saint and often as a mother, intercessor and icon whose importance transcends religion.
A coalition of religious leaders joined U.S. senators to say "enough is enough" to those who want to bar Muslim refugees from trouble stops from entering the U.S.
Global Sisters Report Preview: Dozens of African-Americans from several organizations, and students and faculty from historically black colleges and universities were in Paris calling for climate and environmental justice.
Eco Catholic: The Vatican joined the 100-plus nations in endorsing the 1.5 degrees target after a meeting with senior Philippines officials.