When he addresses, via video message, the U.N. General Assembly Sept. 21, Pope Francis is expected to speak about using the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to rethink economic, political and environmental policies in a way that will benefit humanity and the earth.
By CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Published October 22, 2020
The pope’s comments in the documentary, “Francesco,” are similar to the position taken while he was an archbishop, and echo remarks in several interviews during his pontificate: “Marriage” is only between a man and a woman, but civil union laws could provide legal protection for couples in long-term relationships.
By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
Published October 15, 2020
In his new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship,” Pope Francis reminds the faithful that God’s plan for humanity has implications for every aspect of life.
By JUNNO AROCHO ESTEVES, Catholic News Service
Published September 9, 2020
The common good should be at the heart of the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19, Pope Francis said during his weekly general audience Sept. 9.
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