'Silence': The book and film are a fictionalized account of the persecution of Christians in 17th-century Japan; the central figures are Jesuit missionaries.
A U.S. missionary priest who was murdered in Guatemala in 1981 became a step closer to being considered a saint in the Catholic church on Friday.
Jesuit Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach obituary: Pope Francis praises Kolvenbach's "complete fidelity to Christ and his Gospel" and his "generous commitment to exercising his office with a spirit of service for the good of the church."
In an interview with NCR, Bishop Maurice Piat of Port-Louis, Mauritius, says 'Amoris Laetitia' gives bishops new work to do in accompanying the divorced and remarried.
Rome -- Four cardinals are questioning Pope Francis' most recent teachings on family life, issuing an open letter to the pontiff with five yes or no questions about how he understands church teaching.
Trump: Burke said he believed the election result reflected a long-running crisis in the U.S. and hoped the country can rediscover the “right path to follow.”
Preaching: "Sometimes our words respond to questions nobody is asking," Pope Francis said. "If you don't listen to people, how can you preach?"
A mural showing Pope Francis as a sneaky graffiti artist painting peace signs on a wall near the Vatican was taken down Wednesday just hours after it went up.
ROME: Francis again diversifies the College of Cardinals, choosing 17 new cardinals from 11 countries. He also chose Chicago and Indianapolis' archbishops.
The Vatican's almoner follows Francis' directive to leave the office, go to the streets and find people to help directly.