Philippines: Responding to a 12-year-old who asked why God lets children suffer, Francis says: "Certain realties in life we only see through eyes that are cleansed through our tears."
Philippines: One organization is helping communities work together on the issues of climate and housing rights.
The bishops said the church had been on the forefront of promoting an investigation into these vaccines.
The bishops urged political leaders to find “creative” ways to build peace in the Middle East and “to build bridges, not walls.”
"We are human beings, we feel weak, we feel traumatized. The feeling for revenge -- it's real. It takes time."
Analysis: When you consider the list of the 17 people who died in Paris, you realize it reflects French diversity. But that appears to be the point.
Franciscan Br. Octavio Duran captured many of the iconic images of Archbishop Oscar Romero during the final two years of the Salvadoran archbishop's life.
Pope Francis also addressed climate change, interreligious dialogue, and his safety aboard the papal plane to Manila, the Philippines.
Pope Francis stresses the same things as Asian bishops stress: dialogue, intercultural dialogue, interreligious dialogue, Cardinal Orlando Quevedo says.
Eco Catholic: The Global Catholic Climate Movement seeks to raise awareness, volume of church teachings on the environment.