Postelection messages from Catholic leaders: Bishops across the country are encouraging parishioners to put aside their differences and work for the common good as President-elect Donald J. Trump prepared for his Jan. 20 inauguration.
Charles J. Chaput
Updated Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.: Comments from Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput added.
Vatican City -- Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell believes the U.S. bishops as a whole should have discussed pastoral guidelines for implementing Pope Francis' exhortation on the family before individual bishops began issuing guidelines for their own dioceses.
NCR Today: President Obama will meet with Pope Francis on Thursday, but three men from Philadelphia hope to beat him to the punch.
A team of religious, civic and business leaders will travel to Rome to plan for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year.