08/15/14 05:03 AM
DAEJEON, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject "inhuman" economic systems that disenfranchise the poor, pressing his economic agenda in one of the region's powerhouses where financial gain...
08/14/14 10:16 PM
BEIJING (AP) — Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South Korea on Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides, which have no diplomatic relations and are embroiled in a sometimes bitter contest for authority. However, any goodwill generated was...
08/14/14 09:32 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars. After his arrival Thursday, the pope left the airport in a...
By David Freddoso | 08/14/14 09:05 AM
On Sunday, Pope Francis expressed "dismay and disbelief" over the Islamic State militia's atrocities and genocide in Syria and Iraq.
08/13/14 11:15 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is increasingly indicating support for military action in Iraq to protect Christians and other religious minorities from persecution by the Islamic State. On Wednesday, the Vatican released a letter Pope Francis sent to the U.N. secretary-general renewing his...
08/13/14 10:46 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' five-day visit to South Korea will be the first time in a quarter-century that a pope has been on the divided Korean peninsula. Francis plans to bring a message of peace and reconciliations to Koreans on both sides of the 38th parallel, while encouraging...
08/07/14 05:31 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An annual pilgrimage to a Roman Catholic shrine to the patron saint of work in Argentina drew thousands of people Thursday amid uncertain economic times in the country. The line of faithful to attend Mass and give thanks at the Church of San Cayetano in the...
08/07/14 02:45 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' upcoming trip to South Korea will provide him with an unusual opportunity to speak directly to the Chinese leadership: His plane is due to fly through Chinese airspace, and Vatican protocol calls for the pope to send greetings to leaders of all the countries he...
By Terence Jeffrey | 08/06/14 11:28 AM
If any other power claims to be the author of our rights, that power is attempting to usurp an authority that belongs only to God, and is attacking the only basis for the rule of law that forms the foundation of free societies.
08/05/14 02:00 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis brushed off his German on Tuesday to greet some 50,000 German-speaking young people on a pilgrimage to Rome. Francis followed the all-German program during the evening vigil service in St. Peter's Square and read from prepared German texts. Unlike his...
By Ashe Schow | 07/28/14 10:52 AM
Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two sentenced to death in Sudan for being Christian, is expected to arrive in New Hampshire this week, CNN reports.
By Hugh Hewitt | 07/27/14 11:58 AM
Dear Pope Francis: I understand, Your Holiness, that your trip to America has not been officially confirmed, but I'd like to offer my suggestions as to both your itinerary and the subject matter of your homilies.
By Ashe Schow | 07/24/14 11:02 AM
Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese mother of two sentenced to death for leaving Islam, has left Sudan, according to the BBC.
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