IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a heartfelt letter to his homeland Sept. 30, Pope Francis told his fellow Argentines that he will not be able to visit this or next year because of obligations in Asia and Africa. “You don’t know how much I would

IMAGE: CNS photo/Earnie Grafton, Reuters By SAN DIEGO (CNS) — Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego asked people to pray for calm and called on police to be “as transparent as possible” in their investigation following the shooting of unarmed man in a San Diego suburb. The bishop said

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden TBILISI, Georgia (CNS) — Subtly acknowledging Georgia’s ongoing territorial dispute with Russia, Pope Francis urged greater efforts to sow peace throughout the Caucasus region. Shortly after arriving in Tbilisi at the start of his 16th foreign trip, the pope met privately with Georgian President

IMAGE: CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano via EPA By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he will never give up calling for stronger efforts to bring peace to the Middle East and for people to stop being indifferent to the fate of the region’s people. “My daily prayer to

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