Cardinal Pietro Parolin said prayer and "healthy realism" are needed to ensure progress in Vatican-Chinese relations.
Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family is an example of the papal teaching to which Catholics are obliged to give "religious submission of will and intellect."
Augustinian Fr. Gabriel Daly criticized the absence of Irish bishops at the funeral mass of Marist Fr. Sean Fagan, who was censured by the Vatican in 2008.
Mike Piazza, the superstar catcher inducted July 24 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gave credit to his Catholic faith for his success during his induction speech.
Speaking with bishops, Francis listed as a sin ideological colonization, particularly that of gender theory, which argues that male and female characteristics are malleable social constructs.
A Roman Observer: Pope Francis says he does not like to fire people. But it looks like he could be running out of patience with Cardinal Robert Sarah.
Faith and Justice: Although the court's final decision was at least half right, the VatiLeaks case was a terrible mistake from the very beginning.
The Vatican and Sunni Islam's leading institution of higher learning have begun looking for ways to restart formal dialogue.
Mexico City -- Senior officials in the church claim credit for fomenting a punishment vote, saying Catholics cost President Pena Nieto and his party at the polls.
Pope Francis said June 16 the validity of marriage implies that a couple understands that sacramental marriage is a bond binding them to another for their entire lives.