A proposal to loosen the ties of the bitterly divided Anglican Communion drew mostly favorable reactions in Britain, while African prelates said they needed time to study the matter.
Millions of Iraqis and Syrians are facing poverty and death, neighboring countries are bearing the burden of helping refugees, and arms dealers are getting richer, Pope Francis said. "No one can pretend not to know!"
Catholicism is flourishing again in the former Spanish colony, gradually expanding its role and influence after suffering repression for decades following Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution.
Buenos Aires, Argentina -- Life in the slums is a far cry from the picturesque backdrop of Buenos Aires, but it's that family life that Francis knows best and those people who touched him most. 1st of 3 Parts.
Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi said Francis' 10th foreign trip, with stops in Cuba, three U.S. cities and the United Nations, will be a "very complex."
Eco Catholic: Pope Francis challenged global negotiators Sept. 16 to act for the poor, ensure industrialized nations repay their “ecological debt,” and include all voices in the discussion.
The United States shirked its responsibility toward the Central American refugees of the 1980s and today has a responsibility to address the refugee problem in Syria.
France has agreed to take in more than 24,000 of the 160,000 asylum seekers the European Union’s executive arm wants to resettle across the 28-member block.
Making a Difference: The United States and other wealthy nations have a moral obligation to offer far more help to millions of displaced refugees.
The documentary film "He Named Me Malala" is an inspiring, intimate look at Malala Yousafzai's life and passion for education.