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.
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith leaders listened to women theologians and others talk about women's roles in the church, during a Sept. 26-28 symposium.
The global Catholic church should seek to bring God's salvation to all and not only to those that society considers good or worthy, Pope Francis said at his weekly audience Wednesday.
Reflecting on the meaning of the Gospel story of the so-called "good thief" who was crucified alongside Jesus, the pontiff said all are called to the salvation of God, including those who have done both good and bad things in their lives.
Several electors say there is an increased probability the new superior general of the order will be of African or Asian descent.
Cardinal Peter Turkson said Pope Francis has been strongly influenced by discussions from the Vatican conference in April that rejected just war theory.