NCR Today: German Cardinal Walter Kasper said the global Catholic church should recognize God's presence more in our brothers and sisters.
Rome: "How do you say the truth without wounding mercy? How do you be merciful without omitting the truth?"
A poll, published in the liberal daily L'Unita on March 29, challenges long-held perceptions that Italy is a "Catholic" country.
ROME: Pope Francis laments the "cowardly and senseless" killings of at least 70 people, mostly Christians, celebrating the Easter holiday in a public park in Pakistan on Sunday.
An Italian bishop has clashed with priests who want to invite Muslims to pray inside their churches in a bid to promote tolerance in a diocese in Tuscany.
ROME: Francis celebrated the beginning of the fourth year of his pontificate with an evocative summary of his first three, preaching on Jesus' mercy.
Pope Francis said the 16 killed in Yemen Friday were victims also of a global system on indifference to violence and peoples' needs.
NCR Today: Several leaders of various faith communities working to heal civil unrest in Baltimore came to Rome this week to seek Pope Francis' blessing in their efforts to work together.
Decades ago, when a schoolboy came to Pell and reported that a Catholic teacher was "misbehaving with boys," Pell never reported the matter to authorities.
Cardinal George Pell faced intense scrutiny over his actions decades ago to prevent clergy sexual abuse in his home country of Australia, during an Australian government hearing late Monday evening.