Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis.
The Church of England's vote to allow female bishops threatens unity with the Catholic church, according to the editor of the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano.
Giovanni Maria Vian, who is also a Rome historian, on Tuesday said the decision would have "an extremely negative impact" on steps to bring the churches closer together despite a positive meeting between Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis a month ago.
Pope Francis on Tuesday called for an end to racism against migrants and pushed the U.S. to offer greater protection for young children entering the country illegally.
Germany's 1-0 World Cup victory over Argentina was a close one, although many viewers felt the Germans were a shoo-in after their dominating performances against teams like Portugal and Brazil earlier in the tournament. "Germans Humiliated After Winning World Cup 6.38 Seconds Behind Schedule," an Onion headline teased after the win.
Pope Francis urged a group of economists and financiers to help reverse the current "throwaway" culture and put people at the center -- not the fringes -- of monetary strategies and policies.
Children, the elderly and young adults are all being rejected "because they're not useful," he said. "Who's going to be disposed of next? Let's stop ourselves in time, please," he said Saturday.
The Vatican said the latest interview with Pope Francis, in which he said 2 percent of priests are guilty of abuse, isn't a record of his exact words.
Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis
Apologizing for missing his late June visit to the patients and staff at Rome's Gemelli Hospital, Pope Francis explained that a headache he'd had since morning suddenly worsened and he became nauseated, forcing him to cancel the visit at the last minute.
"I hoped it would pass," he said in a video message the Vatican released Sunday. "I really wanted my meeting with you, but as you well know, we are not the masters of our lives and cannot do everything we want."
"We must accept fragility," the 77-year-old pope said.
"As we prepare for the visit of Pope Francis next year, let us resolve ... to see the goodness in everyone and live the mercy of the Gospel."