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Pope Francis

Public policy should place humans, not power and profits, at the center of its considerations. That was Pope Francis’ message to participants at this year’s World Economic Forum. […] Read More

Calling peace ‘a great and precious value,’ Pope Francis, in his message for World Day of Peace, urged Christians to engage in peacemaking by taking a journey of hope, listening, reconciliation and ecological conversion. […] Read More

Citing the Psalms in his address for the World Day of the Poor 2019, Pope Francis said the inequalities and social imbalances described in the Bible are largely unchanged today, ‘as if history has taught us nothing.’ […] Read More

At a Holy Mass for Migrants, Pope Francis said migrants “are the symbol of all those rejected by today’s globalized society,” emphasizing that Christians should offer their support to migrants. […] Read More

The third phase of ongoing conversations for a Baptist-Catholic joint commission has focused on collaboration as members have worked together to envision possibilities for offering a common witness. […] Read More

While the first international Baptist-Catholic dialogue did not take place until the mid-1980s, the two groups actually have been dialoguing since soon after the Second Vatican Council in the ’60s. […] Read More

With 40 million in the U.S. alone living in poverty, people who profess to be followers of Jesus – and all people of goodwill – must seek to live in solidarity with the poor. Easy to talk about; harder to do. […] Read More

U.S. adults with a favorable view of Pope Francis dropped sharply from August to September, a new Gallup report says. Non-Catholic responses were the primary cause of this decline. […] Read More

While 31 U.S. states authorize capital punishment for certain crimes, only 12 have put someone to death in the last five years, a new report says. […] Read More

Those of us from countries who helped cause climate change have a responsibility to do something about it. One way to start? Turn that AC up a few degrees this summer and consume less. […] Read More