Sweeping financial reforms at the Vatican “would be impossible” without Pope Francis, finance czar Cardinal George Pell has said.
Inmates are creating a chair for the Pope ahead of his meeting with prisoners in Philadelphia.
Michael Sean Winters argues that Francis is offering a challenge to the Catholic Left.
Paul Vallely explains where the Pope learned humility.
Andrea Gagliarducci reflects on a “prophecy” by Pope Francis’s late confessor.
And AP talks to the Catholic family driving in Volkswagen van from Argentina to Philadelphia to see the Pontiff.
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