Francis has substantially altered the process for annulments in the Catholic church, eliminating redundant procedures and empowering local bishops to make judgments on their own in some cases.
Pope Francis will be decreeing new reformed procedures for those seeking annulments of marriages in the Catholic church, in his latest emphasis on God's mercy.
Pope Francis has made an extraordinary appeal for every European Catholic community to house a refugee family. Christian hope, he said, is "combative" and requires action.
Faith and Justice: The pope’s U.S. visit is going to be a whirlwind affair with scores of events and activities. Here are five things to focus on.
During a virtual town hall with Americans, Pope Francis asked a young girl to sing him a song, and what she sang couldn’t have been more appropriate.
When Pope Francis celebrates a canonization Mass at for Junípero Serra, he will do so in a language Serra would recognize: Spanish.
NCR Today: Pope Francis has called on families around the world to combat what he has termed a “desertification” of modern cities.
Eco Catholic: During an evening celebration of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis prayed that people contemplate God in the beauty of the universe.
The Vatican says a letter from Pope Francis to a lesbian author, whose books are banned in Italy, that included a blessing of her work and relationship, is being misinterpreted.