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Woe to those who gossip, as Pope Francis has consistently warned

Twelve years ago this month, I taught my first theology class at an all-girls high school. Fresh out of graduate school, I could boast...

Money, vanity, gossip will always divide communities, Pope Francis says

VATICAN CITY — Only the humble submission of each individual to the Holy Spirit can bring harmony to communities suffering from division, Pope Francis...

Slander and false witness kills, ‘born from a desire to destroy...

VATICAN CITY -- The act of bearing false witness to destroy someone is an attack against the body of the church, Pope Francis said. Christians...

Chitchat at the hair salon should should be kind, courteous, not...

VATICAN CITY -- Christian hairdressers, beauticians and barbers can live their faith by being kind and courteous to their clients and cutting out the...

Give up gossiping for Lent, pope suggests

ROME -- Lent is a good time to concentrate on fighting the urge to gossip about others and instead trying to correct one's own...

‘Go in peace’ means go without gossip, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The final words at Mass -- "Go in peace" -- are an invitation to Christians to proclaim God's blessings...

Viewpoint: No harm in gossiping? (¿El chisme no hace daño?)

Catholic News Service During my sophomore year, someone started a rumor about me. I don't know who started the lie, but my so-called friends repeated...

No harm in gossiping? Think again

Catholic News Service During my sophomore year, someone started a rumor about me. I don't know who started the lie, but my so-called friends repeated...

Sin is scary, but God is always ready to forgive, pope...

Catholic News Service ROME — Witches don’t really exist, so they can do no harm, Pope Francis told a young girl, but gossip, sin and...

Bite your tongue: Fight temptation to gossip, sow division, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Fomenting division, fueling hatred and not planting peace “is a disease in our church,” Pope Francis said in a...

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