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SPECIAL REPORT: Families Separated at the Border
Migrants seeking a better life in other countries must not be viewed with suspicion but rather defended and protected, no matter their status, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis sent condolences to Guatemala after a horrific volcanic eruption buried entire towns in a thick blanket of ash and debris, causing hundreds to flee toxic fumes and killing nearly 70.
Signs of the Times: The Vatican's job is to make martyrdom unnecessary wherever possible. This is why negotiations are conducted by diplomats, not saints or martyrs.
Distinctly Catholic: George Weigel's latest disputes Cardinal Parolin's calling Amoris Laetitia a paradigm shift. But there's a purpose to Weigel's framing the term so narrowly.