Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried "are not, in fact, excommunicated . . . and they absolutely must not be treated as if they were," Pope Francis said.
Meeting the needs of the African-American population in Montgomery and its environs has been one of the chief aims of St. Jude since its founding in the 1930s, when Jim Crow laws were the order…
Although visiting the prisoner was mentioned in one of Jesus' parables, only a very hardy few — ordained and laity alike — do so.
"The work of the sisters is very inspiring," Sanat Kumar Basnet said. "I want my son to have the spirit of social service from here."
El papa Francisco sabe que las familias están compuestas de personas reales que viven en la realidad del mundo.
Trusting in God's infinite mercy, people should not be afraid or embarrassed to go to confession, Pope Francis said.
A federal judge ruled July 24 that the government's immigrant family detention system violates a settlement agreement dating to 1997 over how juveniles in the custody of the immigration agency are treated.
August is the heart of vacation time in Italy and at the Vatican, so the pope's schedule will continue to be lighter than normal.
Pope Francis said he will dedicate his one-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina to encouraging a minority Catholic community in the faith, fostering ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, and calling for peace and harmony after the devastations of…
A sense of hopelessness has engulfed even the young, including university students who can no longer study and engaged couples who hoped to marry but have effectively found themselves homeless.