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  • Pope Francis will stand with migrants at US border

    Feb 10, 2016 2:45

    Pope Francis will stand with migrants at US border

    (WSJ) Pope Francis arrives in Mexico on Friday for a six-day visit that will end with a highly symbolic and potentially controversial act: the pontiff taking a stand on the fortified U.S. border to show solidarity with the migrants trying […]

     
  • John L. Allen Jr.: US Catholics lose their ‘go-to guy’ in the Vatican

    Feb 10, 2016 2:04

    John L. Allen Jr.: US Catholics lose their ‘go-to guy’ in the Vatican

    (Crux) US Catholics of all stripes should circle Feb. 9, 2016, on their calendars, because as of that date, the Vatican suddenly has become a much more difficult place for them to navigate. Capping a long period of speculation, the […]

     
  • Zika tests Catholic position on birth control

    Feb 8, 2016 7:31

    Zika tests Catholic position on birth control

    (CNN) Zika-infected mosquitoes aren’t just causing medical problems, they’re creating a theological conundrum for the Roman Catholic Church, according to priests and other experts. The church has long forbidden nearly every form of birth control, but health officials in some […]

     
  • Pope Francis visit to celebrate Mexico’s indigenous church

    Feb 8, 2016 7:21

    Pope Francis visit to celebrate Mexico’s indigenous church

    (AP) Pope Francis’ visit to the heavily indigenous Mexican state of Chiapas appears aimed at celebrating the region’s “Indian church,” a mix of Catholicism and indigenous culture once considered a thorn in the side of standard liturgy by the Vatican. […]

     
  • Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    Feb 1, 2016 5:40

    Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    (UCAN) Pope Francis urged Catholics in Asia to commit to “respectful dialogue” with followers of other religions in a video message at the closing Mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City on Jan. 31. “This prophetic witness […]

     
  • Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    Feb 1, 2016 5:26

    Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    (Crux) Pope Francis will hold a prayer service at the border when he visits Mexico next month, and among the participants will be migrants — some undocumented — gathered just 65 feet away on the US side of the divide. […]

     
 

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