The comments appear in a book of conversations the pontiff had with gastronomist Carlo Petrini about the future of the planet.
Conservative anti-gay Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano claims that Pope Francis is involved in a conspiracy seeking the "legitimization of homosexuality" in service to the "new world order."
The Ventura City Council cast a 6-0 vote during its meeting Wednesday night to remove a statue of Father Junipero Serra from outside its city hall and relocate it to the Mission San Buenaventura.
"Didn't the Vatican say we were satanic or possibly satanic?"
"The same thing that happened to Peter in prison: now as then, so many closed doors would be opened, so many chains that bind would be broken."
Statues of Father Junipero Serra have been repeatedly targeted since he was made a saint by Pope Francis in 2015.
An ad published in The Tennessean warned "Islam" is going to set off a nuclear bomb in Nashville on July 18.
Pope Francis spoke out against the "sin of racism" during his general address to Catholics around the world on June 3.
Religious institutions across the globe were closed to the public on Sunday, in accordance with widespread social distancing regulations implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists, religious leaders and entrepreneurs are calling to "flatten the curve" of climate change's negative effects, as the COVID-19 lockdown has seen air quality skyrocket and industrial pollution decline.
Pope Francis' former treasurer who was acquitted of child sexual abuse on Monday was also the subject of an extemporaneous homily given on Thursday.
The head of the Catholic Church said people should use difficult times to make kind gestures to their loved ones.
Earlier this month, the head of the Catholic church tested negative for coronavirus and he made the plea to his clergy during a livestreamed mass from within the Vatican.
What is impressive about the range of activity of the week (in both geography and substance) is how strong Vice President Pence's messages have been.
A book co-written by the retired pontiff says it is not possible to be married and be a priest "simultaneously."
Calling the woman's actions "so violent," 'The Five' co-host Emily Compagno declared that the person who grasped the hand of Pope Francis deserved to be "choked out" by his security guards. "He's not Jesus."
The pontiff was greeting the faithful in the Vatican when a woman made a grab for his hand.
The leader of the Catholic Church spoke about the unconditional love of God and "the greater light of Christ" in his annual Christmas blessing and sermon at St. Peter's Basilica this week.
The Trump White House is practically a zoo this week. Today there will be the traditional turkey pardon; yesterday the president welcomed Conan the special ops dog (named for comedian Conan O'Brien).
"It is not just about migrants; it is also about the face we want to give to our societies," Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis compared the persecution and hatred of homosexuals to Nazism. "That is what was done in those days and today it is happening again."
Two nuns from two different orders in Sicily returned from a mission in Africa pregnant. The Catholic Church has responded with an investigation.
Gianluigi Nuzzi's new book, Universal Judgment, asserts that the Vatican will default by 2023. The Vatican has denied these claims, despite recent financial scandals.
As arguments about clerical celibacy and women's role in the church drag on, activists took out their anger on two statues of Pachamama, an indigenous symbol of life and fertility depicted as a nude pregnant woman.
"We have fallen into the culture of adjectives and adverbs, and we have forgotten the strength of nouns," the Pope told his communications team on Monday.
"The Two Popes" tells the never-before-told story of Pope Benedict's efforts to groom Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio to become Pope Francis.
Pontiff told Mexican TV "Those who build walls end up being prisoners of the walls they build."
"Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?" he asked. "Is it licit to hire a hitman to resolve a problem?"
The pope said that whistleblowers would be granted protection and that dioceses worldwide would be required to have a system in place to preserve the anonymity and confidentiality of those submitting claims.