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.
Pope Francis and Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met twice this week in Rome for symbol-laden encounters.
Jesuits gathered in Rome were invited to draw on "the audacity of the improbable" during a Mass to open their general congregation.
As Pope Francis prepares for a Sept. 30-Oct. 2 visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan, experts hope the trip might help strengthen relations between the Roman Catholic and Georgian Orthodox churches.
NCR Today: "We do not have the power to condemn a brother that errs, we are not above him," Pope Francis said in his weekly audience Wednesday.