To kill in the name of God is satanic, Pope Francis said at a special requiem Mass for a French priest assassinated by youths claiming allegiance to the Islamic State.
In grappling with the issue of Islamophobia, a Georgetown University research group conducted an examination of conscience of sorts by looking at Catholic perceptions of Islam and how these views may have been influenced by Catholic news outlets and publications.
In a brief outdoor ceremony, Pope Francis administered the sacrament of confirmation to 16-year-old Giuseppe Chiolo, who had come to the Vatican by ambulance from Florence.
The devil's favorite weapon for destroying the church is creating division, Pope Francis told new bishops.
Paralympian Rebecca Meyers is majoring in history in college. She made some Sept. 8 at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Putting Tom Hanks in the cockpit as everybody's favorite aviator, US Airways Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, and bringing Clint Eastwood on board to direct him certainly sounds like a formula for high-flying success.
God did not send his son into the world to cast off the wicked but to offer them a path to conversion through mercy and love, Pope Francis said.
Do not treat evangelization as a simple mechanical task or a reason to brag, Pope Francis said.
Emmylou Harris, who has won more than a dozen Grammy awards during a 45-year career singing country music, is heading up a series of concerts this fall to benefit Jesuit Refugee Service.
On the same morning that an originator of the Partners in Excellence was acknowledged, the Archdiocese of Baltimore's scholarship program for elementary and high school students in Baltimore City received a $1 million gift from the founder of Under Armour Inc.