NCR Today: Fourteen families from our Equally Blessed coalition have much to bring to the table of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
If you’re one of the nearly 1.5 million visitors expected in Philadelphia for the papal Mass Sept. 27 you may wonder about transportation during the event. Here are some answers.
Pope Francis was unwittingly thrust into the center of a long-running diplomatic dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom after holding a sign calling for dialogue over the Falkland Islands.
Faith and Justice: The Democrats are better off if the papal address is treated like an opera while the Republicans would be better off with a symphony.
Ever since Pope Francis' visit to Cuba was announced, Cuban church officials have billed him as the "missionary of mercy."
And it's an important mission, some Cubans say, so that the country and its people -- living in and outside of Cuba -- can move forward. The pope's message of mercy is exactly what Cuba needs, some say.
"Cuba needs mercy because Cubans have been divided even inside Cuba, and Cubans have been divided even outside Cuba," said Eduardo Azcarate, born in Havana but who now lives in Falls Church, Va.
Simply Spirit: Francis is a combination of prophet and shrewd administrator, characteristics seldom seen in one person -- let alone in one pope.
Philippine environmentalists and advocates for farmers, fishers and the poor praised "Laudato Si'" and said that, using it as a guide, they were ready to get to work.
Eco Catholic: An Associated Press survey revealed that four-in-10 are aware of Laudato Si’.
Representatives of Colombia's largest guerrilla movement known as FARC have asked to meet Pope Francis when he visits Cuba in September.
Eco Catholic: Islamic leaders issued a declaration Aug. 18 that calls on all Muslims to address the root causes of climate change and environmental degradation.