- Feb 25, 2020
A funeral Mass for Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan was held on Friday at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York City. A Jesuit priest and herald of the Catholic social justice movement, Berrigan — along with his late brother, Philip, also a priest — became synonymous with anti-war activism
Pope Francis made a quick trip to the Greek island of Lesbos to visit a detention camp for refugees attempting to make their way into Europe. He told the refugees he’d gone to Greece to “be with you and to hear your stories.” Read more about the trip.
Crux associate editor John L. Allen Jr. and Vatican correspondent Inés San Martín traveled the world in 2015, documenting anti-Christian persecution in several countries. Revisit this gallery as more stories in their series are published and photos are added.
Pope Francis went on a six-day trip to Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic. It was his first visit to the continent. The pope delivered 18 speeches and celebrate four open-air Masses. He also met religious and political leaders as well as local youths, and reached out to the underprivileged
Pope Francis is on a six-day trip to Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic. It will be his first visit to the continent, and in his own words, he’s going to spread Jesus’ “message of reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace.” The pope will deliver 18 speeches and celebrate four