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(Photo: courtesy of CNS) How are we to evaluate Pope Francis’ historic six-day visit to the United States? Should it be considered a success? Did the Pope accomplish what he set out to do? Were there questions left unanswered? How should we gage the response of the American Church? Of the American people? What lasting ...read more
  Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis looks back at Cuba – U. S. trip and launches a musical album. ...read more
On Sunday evening, September 27, 2015, Pope Francis concluded his Apostolic Visit to the United States with a meeting with the organizers and volunteers of the World Meeting of Families at Philadelphia International Airport. Below you will find the full text of his prepared remarks. My days with you have been brief. But they have ...read more
 On Sunday, September 28, 2015, Pope Francis celebrated his last Mass during his Apostolic Visit to the United States, Below you will find the full text of the Holy Father’s remarks. Today the word of God surprises us with powerful and thought-provoking images. Images which challenge us, but also stir our enthusiasm. In the first ...read more
On Sunday morning, September 27, 2015 Pope Francis arrived at the Curan-Fromhold Prison in Philadelphia to meet with men and women prisoners. Below you will find the full text of Pope Francis’ address: Address of Pope Francis to Prisoners Curan-Fromhold Prison, Philadelphia Sunday September 27, 2015 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thank you for receiving me ...read more
On Sunday morning, September 27, 2015 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, the Holy Father received some victims of sexual abuse by the clergy or by members of their families or their teachers. The group consisted of five adults – three women, two men – who have suffered abuse when they were minors. Each person was accompanied ...read more