Tag: Pope Francis

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

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

| Carol Glatz | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Humility, kindness and generosity are needed to create peace in the world, starting in one’s own family, Pope Francis said.

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

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

| Carol Glatz | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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Christians are meant to serve, not be served, pope says

Christians are meant to serve, not be served, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesus shows Christians the rule they must live by: that they are there to serve, not be served, Pope Francis said.

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Pope, meeting South Korean leader, says he’s open to visiting North Korea

Pope, meeting South Korean leader, says he’s open to visiting North Korea

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis, at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said he is willing to visit North Korea.

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Indifference, hatred is the first step to murder, pope says

Indifference, hatred is the first step to murder, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hurling insults and being indifferent to other people’s lives is the first step along the winding path that leads to killing them, at least figuratively, Pope Francis said.

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Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as archbishop of Washington

Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as archbishop of Washington

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Wuerl had been facing pressure to resign after an Aug. 14 grand jury report detailing sexual abuse claims in six Pennsylvania dioceses painted a mixed picture of how he handled some of the cases when he was bishop in Pittsburgh from 1988 until 2006.

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Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Procuring an abortion is wrong, inhumane and like hiring a hit man “to fix a problem,” Pope Francis said.

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Pope names members for Vatican office for laity, family, life

Pope names members for Vatican office for laity, family, life

| Cindy Wooden | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Less than five months after updating the statutes of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, Pope Francis named a new slate of members of the Vatican office, including U.S. law professor Helen Alvare, Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta and Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec.

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President will pass along invitation for pope to visit North Korea

President will pass along invitation for pope to visit North Korea

| October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The South Korean president’s office said that when the president meets Pope Francis Oct. 18, he will pass on an invitation for the pope to visit North Korea.

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Be lifeline of hope for youth alienated from church, pope tells synod

Be lifeline of hope for youth alienated from church, pope tells synod

| Carol Glatz | October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Setting the stage for a monthlong gathering of bishops, Pope Francis urged synod fathers not to be crushed by “prophets of doom,” but to be the signs of hope and joy for which today’s young people yearn.

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Poll: Pope’s favorability numbers down, and worse for handling of abuse

Poll: Pope’s favorability numbers down, and worse for handling of abuse

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Pope Francis midway into the sixth year of his pontificate, the percentage of U.S. Catholics who view him favorably, while still strong, is noticeably down.

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Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says

Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians have guardian angels to encourage and guide them so they won’t become sluggish on their journey in life, Pope Francis said.

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