In a wide-ranging interview published on the eve of his visit to Sweden to mark the anniversary of the Reformation, the pontiff is as quotable as ever.
The Francis Chronicles: Pope Francis is giving up the historic summer residence where pontiffs have holidayed for nearly 400 years.
NCR Today: There can be no doubt now that Pope Francis is indeed seeking to remake the church into his own image.
Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin, one of 17 prelates selected by Pope Francis to join the church's elite College of Cardinals, spoke to NCR Tuesday.
Analysis: The pontiff passed over prelates favored by culture warriors of the right and chose more pastoral bishops. That's a big change.
A Catholic advocacy group has launched a national postcard campaign that asks Macy's and Kohl's to add a fair trade clothing item to their department store shelves.
Regensburg, Germany -- Ten years after pope's controversial address about Islam, Vatican's doctrine chief recalls it as a manifesto of dialogue.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI reveals that he was among those who were dissatisfied with Pope Paul VI's 1968 teaching prohibiting Catholics from using artificial birth control.
A Roman Observer – A talk by Pope Francis and news of seminarians moving into new digs raises questions about priestly formation.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin said prayer and "healthy realism" are needed to ensure progress in Vatican-Chinese relations.