Eco Catholic: The United Nations climate change conference, held this year in Marrakech, Morocco, is set to close on Friday.
Pope Francis met with French President Francois Hollande at the Vatican just three weeks after an elderly priest was brutally murdered by Islamist militants in northern France.
Updated: Armed men burst into a Catholic church Tuesday morning near Rouen, France, and slit the throat of a priest who was celebrating Mass.
Eco Catholic: Thirteen days of negotiations and around-the-clock sessions at COP21 culminated in the first global framework for all nations, rich and poor, to collectively address climate change.
Paris -- World leaders here Saturday evening reached the first-ever globally binding deal to address climate change. Catholics question if it will fully protect the vulnerable.
NCR Editorial: Where is our country's compassion for the millions of displaced Syrians and peace-loving Muslims?
At the climate change conference in Paris, Cardinal Pietro Parolin told attendees that the high-stakes gathering does not represent the end or start of action, but the path forward.
While the attacks on the satirical Charlie Hebdo weekly magazine and a Jewish supermarket brought a show of solidarity from around the world, they also raised urgent questions.
The "Francis revolution" continued in January with personnel shuffles, policy signals and gestures reinforcing the pope's vision of a more merciful church.
All Things Catholic: Trying to impose order on chaos, I'd like to suggest that recent developments on the Vatican beat are noteworthy because they illustrate truisms about Catholic life.