Mexico’s Saint Death cult makes in-roads with local Catholics, posing new challenges for the Church in the country ahead of Pope Francis’ visit.
With recent attacks in Paris and San Bernadino as a backdrop and amid tight security, Pope Francis was joined by his predecessor, the former Pope Benedict on Tuesday, in opening Roman Catholicism’s Holy Year, with a call to set aside the “fear and dread” of the world. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading
In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.