Born Jorge Bergolgio, he took the papal name of Francis, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, shown behind him … Continued
Like millions of others, I am gratefully stunned by his revolutionary remarks on the Catholic Church’s “obsession” with long-held doctrines on gay people and abortion.
So we know by now that Pope Francis is different. But is he changing more than just the tone of … Continued
Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.
People yell during a protest for better wages for fast food workers in Detroit. (Mario Tama/Getty Images ) The fast … Continued
Aug. 21, 2013Activists inspect the bodies of people they say were killed in a toxic gas attack. Activists allege that … Continued
Catholic women leaders see in Pope Francis’s call to action tremendous potential for new conversations about gender in the church and society.
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, left, is welcomed by Pope Francis … Continued