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Pope Francis participated in a virtual audience with Americans from across the country during an event hosted exclusively with ABC News. See below for the full English broadcast. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light will provide live coverage of the Papal Visit to the United States. Stay tuned. ...read more
Here’s what’s been going on in the Canadian Catholic Church this past week: In Peterborough, Ontario the Diocese is set to finish paying off its crippling debt. Here’s how they did it. In Lumsden, Saskatchewan, however, St. Michael’s Retreat Centre had to say goodbye to the Franciscan brothers and priests who have run the centre ...read more
With 18 days to go before his plane touches down on U.S. soil, the U.S. media is focusing on the places the pope will visit in their country, how to get tickets and where to buy pope memorabilia. At the same time a much different church is quietly preparing to welcome Pope Francis to Cuba. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis talks about how a Christian family can change the world by being themselves and CNS has a look at one group of people going back to school. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis held a special liturgy for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. ...read more
Dr. Carolyn Woo, the CEO and President of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), was one of five presenters invited by the Vatican to speak at the June 18, 2015 press conference launching Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. Drawing on her 14 years as dean of the Mendoza School of Business at the University ...read more
The highly anticipated teaching document of Pope Francis on ecology has arrived. How does it build on the teachings of Popes John Paul II and Benedict the XVI? What does it say about climate change? What does it say about poverty and those most affected by ecological destruction around the world? Join host Sebastian Gomes ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For September 2015, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Opportunities for the Young – That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people. Catechists – That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim. Daily ...read more
To my Venerable Brothers Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace Cardinal Kurt Koch,  President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity Sharing the concern of my beloved brother, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, for the future of creation (cf. Laudato Si’, 7-9), and at the suggestion ...read more
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis has decided. The day of prayer, the pope said, will give individuals and communities an opportunity to implore God’s help ...read more