Francis Chronicles: The bonds of married couples and families "are put to the test in many ways" today, the pope said.
Indian branch of Catholic social welfare organization: "Caritas is open to work with transgender people. I am even open to recruiting them," the Rev. Frederick D’Souza, executive director of Caritas India.
Vatican issues statement about continued discussions between the Vatican and Vietnam.
Following authorization and recommendations of Pope Francis, documents in the Vatican and Argentine church's archives pertaining to Argentina's "dirty war" will be opened for review.
NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator describes Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa, the new global leader of the Jesuit order, as warm, affectionate, and a creative thinker.
The seven new saints were holy because of "the Lord who triumphs in them and with them," Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis will create seven new saints Oct. 16: six men and one woman.
Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell said he has a hard time understanding why some bishops have reacted negatively to Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love.")
Next worldwide Synod of Bishops will focus on how the Catholic church can help accompany young people in discerning God’s calling for their lives.
Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl says the document reflects the tradition of the Roman Catholic church and the consensus opinion of its highest-ranking prelates.