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Dialogue is expression of mercy, respect, love, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Dialogue is an essential component of mercy because it is the only way a husband and wife can understand...

Christians aren’t greater than God, must forgive as he does, pope...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — God wants people to be merciful, which means forgiving others and giving freely with love, Pope Francis said. “We don’t...

Pope: God sent his son to show mercy to sinners, not...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — God did not send his son into the world to cast off the wicked but to offer them a...

Hostility, indifference make us blind to the poor, Pope Francis says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Indifference and hostility can blind Christians from recognizing Jesus in those most in need, Pope Francis said. “This indifference and...

Water to wine: Jesus ushers in new covenant of joy, pope...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Jesus’ first miracle of changing water into wine expresses his invitation to share in the joy of the new...

Prayer is no magic wand; it strengthens faith in tough times,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Prayer is not a magic wand that fulfills your desires, but it is what helps you keep the faith...

God doesn’t barter, rewarding the good, punishing the bad, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Salvation has nothing to do with the tidy business of bartering — earning God’s love in return for good...

Nothing can keep God from seeking those who stray, Pope Francis...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — There is no such thing as a soul that is lost forever, only people who are waiting to be...

Look at your own sins before judging others, pope says at...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Christians must look to their own sins and failings and not fall into the temptation of hypocrisy that causes...

Pope blesses 5-year-old Ohio girl who is losing her sight and...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Jesus brought humanity God’s merciful, saving love, not hatred and animosity, Pope Francis said. “Jesus makes visible a love open...

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