Buenos Aires, Argentina -- Life in the slums is a far cry from the picturesque backdrop of Buenos Aires, but it's that family life that Francis knows best and those people who touched him most. 1st of 3 Parts.
Simply Spirit: When Francis comes to the U.S., hopefully he will listen to faithful Catholics in New York and Philadelphia fighting to save parishes that provide hope and stability.
Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi said Francis' 10th foreign trip, with stops in Cuba, three U.S. cities and the United Nations, will be a "very complex."
A 15-year-old Philadelphia-area boy was arrested in August for allegedly pursuing a Islamic State-inspired plot against Pope Francis, federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday, Sept. 15.
NCR Today: 5 minutes with Pope Francis; new KC-St. Joseph bishop; synod list; Bhopal sister leads displaced villagers; and more.
Eco Catholic: Thousands inspired by Laudato Si' plan to rally on the Mall the morning that the pope addresses Congress, hoping he will acknowledge their work on climate change.
5 minutes with Francis: "I would want to thank him for his emphasis on placing people first."
NCR Today: Pope Francis needs to hear the message of gender equality from the Women's Ordination Conference in Philadelphia this weekend.
A Roman Observer: Pope Francis regularly turns carefully prepared protocols on their head. More often than not these seemingly spontaneous gestures or impromptu remarks are actually quite intentional.