Gregory is one of 13 cardinals in the new class Francis announced Sunday, a promotion that comes as he is trying to rebuild trust in an archdiocese rocked by sexual abuse cases.
Michael Snyder reports, A new video has just been released in which Pope Francis very clearly expresses his belief that all of the major religions are different paths to the same God. He says that while people from various global faiths may be “seeking God or meeting God in different ways” that it is important to keep in mind that “we are all children of God”.
Pope Francis held nothing back in addressing the ills of the Catholic Church in a critique of what ails the church’s central bureaucracy.
His head bowed, Pope Francis stood Saturday for two minutes of silent prayer facing east inside one of Istanbul's most important mosques.
On Tuesday, Pope Francis addressed the European parliament. It was a historic event, 26 years after John Paul II spoke there before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Pope Francis plunged into Mideast peace-making Sunday, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for a remarkable evening of peace prayers.
In order to help Catholics around the world learn more about Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, CatholicLink have produced this fun video.
Francis joked that we all make mistakes: "The perfect family doesn't exist, nor the perfect husband nor wife. Let's not even talk about the perfect mother-in-law!"
Thousands of marchers braved freezing temperatures in Washington to demand an end to abortion in the USA, with Pope Francis tweeting his support.
Rarely has a new player on the world stage captured so much attention so quickly as has Pope Francis.
Pope Francis seems to be calling just about everyone. Mostly recently, he called a women encouraging her to drop the idea of abortion.
Francis urges leaders to abandon 'futile pursuit' of military solution and work instead for dialogue.