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Serve humanity and the planet Pope Francis tells scientists

VATICAN CITY — Scientists worldwide must serve humanity and the health of the planet, which means they must also propose viable solutions to problems...

Plenty of weapons, lack of safe water is a ‘disgrace,’ pope...

VATICAN CITY — It is a horrible disgrace that in the 21st century, millions of people still do not have access to clean drinking...

People must choose: path toward holiness or nothing, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Saints are not just the well-known men, women and young people on the liturgical calendar, Pope Francis said on the feast...

Nations are built by migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Countries do not develop by themselves; they are built by migrants, Pope Francis said. And migrants often choose to travel to a...

Pope calls deadly attack on synagogue an inhumane act of violence

VATICAN CITY —  Pope Francis prayed for those affected by a deadly attack inside a Pittsburgh synagogue, calling it an act of inhumane violence. "We...

Pope: Tolerating each other’s flaws fights devil’s attempts to divide

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Humility, kindness and generosity are needed to create peace in the world, starting in one's own family, Pope Francis said. "To...

Bishops, young people walk to St. Peter’s on pilgrimage of faith

VATICAN CITY — Following the Francigena Way, an ancient pilgrims’ path, a group of about 300 synod participants and young people from Rome parishes...

Pope calls for new alliance between young, old to change the...

VATICAN CITY — With the launch of a new book, Pope Francis is calling for a new alliance — between young and old —...

Harsh rhetoric, policies in U.S. cause migrants more pain, observer says

VATICAN CITY -- One U.S. observer warned Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops that the current immigration system in the United States "blatantly...

Some married men would answer a call to priesthood, bishop says

VATICAN CITY — Speaking to the Synod of Bishops on behalf of Belgium’s bishops’ conference, a bishop said he was sure some young married...

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