Jan 26, 2015
“Careless talk costs lives,” warned the British wartime poster. As Pope Francis continues to speak candidly to the press, and getting into trouble for it, an increasing number of Catholics would like to see him heed the slogan.
Jan 20, 2015
If ISIS were to attack the Vatican, it would be an enormous mistake that would isolate the Islamists and cut off their funding, a former Palestinian terrorist has said.
Jan 18, 2015
A former head of the Vatican Bank has said he is still waiting to be accepted by the Catholic Church after Rome judges acquitted him last year of money laundering charges.
Jan 12, 2015
In the face of the attacks in Paris last week and the continuing menace of ISIS, Pope Francis has warned that religious fundamentalism is part of a “throwaway culture” that, in eliminating God, leads to “horrendous” violence and death.
Jan 12, 2015
Pope Francis leaves today for a grueling week-long tour of Sri Lanka and the Philippines, during which he is expected to encourage peace and reconciliation, console victims of a catastrophic natural disaster, and promote interreligious harmony.
Jan 8, 2015
Pope Francis has described the atrocity carried out by Islamist terrorists in France as “so much cruelty, human cruelty."
Jan 5, 2015
Pope Francis’ choice of new cardinals announced on Sunday is consistent with his wish to take the Gospel to the peripheries, but it also went against some common expectations.
Dec 26, 2014
The coming year will be considerably more challenging for Pope Francis than the one just passed.