Outspoken French Bishop Jacques Gaillot has said he talked about migrants, divorce and gay couples when he met the Pope yesterday.
Francis warned Catholics against gossip when he resumed public morning Masses yesterday (video).
Transgender Catholics cannot be godparents, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has advised a Spanish bishop.
Papal visit organisers have confirmed that Francis “will greet thousands of guests in a historic procession through Central Park” on September 25.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump “plays on our worst fears and resentments” about immigration, Archbishop Charles Chaput has said.
Jimmy Akin, John Allen, Christopher Gillibrand, Rocco Palmo, Fr Thomas Rosica, Damian Thompson and Fr John Zuhlsdorf comment on the Pope’s letter ahead of the Year of Mercy.
And Rick Becker tells the story of the bishop who ran a gas station in New York for 40 years.
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