Christians must not "put pressure on others" to convert or induce in them "feelings of guilt," but take a weight off their shoulders through joyfully sharing the Gospel, Pope Francis said.
Germany's bishops do not have the authority to establish a permanent decision-making body of bishops and laypeople that top Vatican officials said would supersede the authority of the country's bishops' conference, according to a letter from the officials published Jan. 23.
A new year and a new look to Arizona’s government met with over a half-century of tradition in the Diocese of Phoenix this month.
The media and the field of communications need to exercise more kindness and share the truth with charity, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis did not need to launch listening sessions for the Synod of Bishops for people to discover there are tensions in the Catholic Church, said the cardinal serving as the synod's relator general.
The best way to fight a sense of fear about the future is to do good today, Pope Francis said.
The Word of God, which heals and raises people up, is meant for everyone, Pope Francis said.
To be credible messengers of the Gospel, Catholic missionaries must be authentic, open to others and to dialogue, Pope Francis said.
Even though war seems to be an "invincible monster," everyone is called to be a peacemaker, Pope Francis told a group of people severely wounded in the line of duty.
Lengthy, abstract homilies are "a disaster," so preaching should be limited to 10 minutes, Pope Francis said.