In his message for the 50th World Day of Social Communications, Pope Francis is urging the faithful to reflect on how they are communicating with one another – in the home, the office, the public square – and in the digital realm.
In his new book, Pope Francis took the opportunity to clarify one of his most misunderstood comments – the “Who am I to judge” remark made about homosexuals during an in-flight press conference in 2013.
During his annual address to the Vatican’s Diplomatic Corps, Pope Francis urged European nations to “find the right balance between its two-fold responsibility” to protect its citizens and to welcome refugees.
The Pope addressed several hot-button issues during his flight home from Africa yesterday, such as the use of condoms to prevent the spread of AIDS, religious fundamentalism, and the latest Vatican leak scandal.
In Wednesday’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis stressed the importance of togetherness in Catholic families, exhorting the faithful to eat together at home, and at the table of the Lord.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Since news broke on Monday about the Pope meeting with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis who chose jail rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses, the secular media is apoplectic over the destruction of the fairytales they created about the Holy Father’s supposed liberal bend.