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Ahead of Marseille trip, Pope Francis' pro-migrant message ignites debate

Pope Francis is traveling to Marseille, France, this weekend to meet with Mediterranean bishops on Europe's migrant crisis. The pope's pro-migrant message is already igniting fierce debate across the continent.

Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Why did Francis go to Mongolia? Look at the map to find out.

Considering the spiritual roots of ecophobia amid climate change

The term "ecophobia" gives us a lens through which to view the human behavior that has harmed the rest of creation, writes Dan Horan. 

All war is a disgrace and failure. The church must embrace nonviolence.

The Catholic Church should take a decolonial approach as it articulates a nonviolence ethic for our times, say commentators SimonMary Asese Aihiokhai and Eli S. McCarthy.

Alleged victims of influential Vatican artist left 'speechless' after new Rome diocese report

Women who say they were abused by a once-prominent Jesuit artist said Sept. 19 they had been revictimized by his superiors, saying Pope Francis' recent gestures and an apparent effort to exonerate him publicly showed church pledges of "zero tolerance" were just a "publicity stunt."

Archbishop Broglio visits Ukraine, meets with military chaplains

KYIV, Ukraine (CNS) — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the U.S. Archdiocese for the...

Seminarian’s cross made from an old pew part of new seminary’s future

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Everybody needs a hobby, as the saying goes, including seminarians. For Rob...

Eritrean authorities free Catholic bishop held 75 days in prison

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — Eritrean authorities have freed Catholic Bishop Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim after 75...

Papal calendar: 2023 holds important events for Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will soon pack his bags for his first foreign...

Two books on experiencing Catholicism have lessons to teach, flaws

“The Spirit of Catholicism” by Father Vivian Boland, OP. Bloomsbury Continuum (New York, 2022). 272...