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Pope Francis tells people of Iraq in video message ‘I will...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis told the people of Iraq he was going to their country as a "penitential pilgrim," asking God's forgiveness for...

Leaders of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urge prayer, solidarity with...

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis’ upcoming apostolic visit to Iraq offers Americans a time for prayer and solidarity with the pope and the Iraqi people,...

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark tapped by Pope Francis to...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has named Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, a member of the Congregation for Bishops, the office...

Pope Francis sees Iraq trip as sign of love, according to...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis and his aides are well aware of the security and health risks involved with his planned trip to Iraq,...

2021 World Day of Migrants and Refugees theme announced by Vatican:...

VATICAN CITY  -- For the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis wants Catholics to focus on greater communion and unity among...

In interview, Pope Francis talks about health, says believes he will...

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis said he believes he will die in Rome, either in office or retired, and will not be buried in...

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation of Divine Worship and...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis accepted the resignations of 75-year-old Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments,...

What might Pope Francis’ call to pastoral conversion mean for us...

In his 2013 apostolic exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel"), Pope Francis spoke of his dream for a "missionary option" (No. 27)....

Iraq trip has dual focus for Pope Francis: Honoring suffering, building...

VATICAN CITY -- Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing security concerns, Pope Francis is determined to visit Iraq to pay homage to Christian and...

For Lent, Pope Francis says to ask if one’s life is...

VATICAN CITY -- Lent is a time to reconsider the path one is taking in life and to finally answer God's invitation to return...

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