Young Catholics are giving the church a valuable lesson in the real meaning of "synodality," Pope Francis wrote.
Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are children of God and therefore brothers and sisters to one another.
The pleasure of seeing other people face to face and not "screen to screen" as COVID-19 restrictions ease clearly demonstrates that people are social beings and need one another, Pope Francis said.
Louisiana priests that support each other with ongoing camaraderie and spiritual nourishment are now also providing very essential hurricane relief to priests and the parishes they serve in areas that were devastated by recent storm damage.
Between Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI, there is "continuity of magisterium and particularity in pastoral style," but even more, there is "a living communion of affection."
The exploitation and plundering of the Earth's resources at the expense of the poor and vulnerable cry out for justice and the forgiveness of debts, Pope Francis said.
Christ's cross is a powerful symbol of God's love for humanity and not just a decoration or trinket, Pope Francis said.
In a video message to Catholics this week, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted invites Catholics to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena for the nation.
Watch and Like this message from Bishop Olmsted as we prepare to resume in-classroom learning, and be sure to Share it with your family and friends!
The new film "Fatima" is a fact-based drama that recounts what may rank as the most remarkable series of religious events of modern times.