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Take care of those on the peripheries, Pope Francis tells mayors - Catholic News Agency

Pope Francis eats lunch with the poor during a 2015 visit to Florence and Prato. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano. Hannah Brockhaus. Vatican City, Sep 30, 2017 / 10:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Saturday told mayors that they must go to those on ...and more »

Pope to mayors: Don't build towers, expand piazzas - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis acknowledges the applause by Italian mayors on the occasion of a meeting with them at the Clementine Hall at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Francis is urging mayors to redouble their efforts to welcome migrants and refugees and ...and more »

Vatican newspaper chimes in, finally, on 'The Young Pope' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

This image released by HBO shows Jude Law, left, and Silvio Orlando from the HBO series, "The Young Pope." (Credit: Gianni Fiorito/HBO via AP.) The Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, finally wrote about the Vatican-inspired series "The Young ...and more »

Why Pope Francis is different - The Standard

From his humility to his open mindedness and liberal stand on issues, Pope Francis is quite different from many of his predecessors. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Argentina in 1936, Pope Franciscus, as he is called in Latin, also holds the title of ex ...and more »

Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of regional variations in Catholic services - The Local Italy

Pope Francis talks with bishops during the Liturgical Week at the Vatican in August 2017. AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis. 2 October 2017. 09:10 CEST+02:00. Pope Francis has changed Canon law so that translations of liturgical texts are approved by local ...and more »

Pope's version of perfect Sunday unfolds with poor, immigrants, and sick - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis waves after meeting university students in Bologna, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Pope Francis is on a one-day visit to the northern Italian towns of Cesena and Bologna. (Credit: AP Photo/Luca Bruno.) Pope Francis visibly enjoyed himself on ...and more »

Pope Francis re-names Cardinal Burke to Vatican's highest court - Catholic News Agency

Vatican City, Sep 30, 2017 / 09:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Saturday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura – the Holy See's highest court – which he ...and more »

Pope Francis wears refugee ID bracelet in appeal for help for migrants - The Jerusalem Post

"If we look on our neighbors without mercy we risk that even God will look on us without mercy." 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Pope Francis wears refugee ID bracelet in appeal for help for migrants. Pope Francis waves as he ...and more »

Corruption is the 'termite of politics,' Pope Francis says - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis arrives in John Paul II (Giovanni Paolo II) Square outside the Duomo cathedral, in Cesena, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Pope Francis is in Cesena and Bologna for a one-day visit. (Credit: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni.) Speaking in the north ...and more »

Pope re-ups Cardinal Raymond Burke at Vatican's supreme court - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME - Pope Francis on Saturday renewed the membership of American Cardinal Raymond Burke on the Apostolic Signatura, thereby extending his presence at the Vatican's supreme court, a body Burke led until he was removed from that position by Francis in ...and more »