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Pope Francis opens Holy Door at St. Peter’s to begin Year...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY —Pope Francis’ voice echoed in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica: “Open the gates of justice.” With five strong thrusts,...

In Rome or at home, Catholics urged to take part in...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Whether in Rome or at home, Catholics will have a variety of ways to take part in the Year...

‘Revolution of tenderness’: Pope Francis wants Year of Mercy to transform...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis planned the Year of Mercy and the opening of the Holy Door, he did not mean...

Pope in Bangui: Open the doors of mercy, counter violence with...

Catholic News Service BANGUI, Central African Republic (CNS) -- Put down the weapons of war and work for justice, Pope Francis urged the people of...

Priests in the U.S. previously granted authority to absolve sin of...

Catholic News Service   Pope Francis' Sept. 1 announcement that priests worldwide will be able to absolve women for the sin of abortion will have little...

Papal message for World Peace Day to focus on overcoming indifference

  Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Selfishness and fear keep too many people ignorant of the suffering of others and prevent them from finding...

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