- Dec 5, 2019
"The Two Popes," the latest attempt to tell the story of Pope Francis’s relationship with his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI, is as much an imaginary conversation as an honest attempt to convey how the two leaders actually interacted.
An annual Advent campaign in Mumbai is focused on children this year, with a special emphasis on protecting their rights.
Personnel is always policy in the Eternal City, which makes Pope Francis’s choice Sunday to name the 62-year-old Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila in the Philippines the new prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples a key move indeed.
With much of Latin America in the throes of social and political unrest, which in most cases has endured for months, the continent’s bishops have turned to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the so-called “Empress of the Americas” and Latin America's most famous woman, to lend a hand in the effort for peace.
In an annual message for the World Day of Peace, which is celebrated on Jan. 1, the pope implied that violence toward humanity and violence toward the planet go hand in hand.