National / International News

National / International News

Vatican confirms pope met Kentucky clerk, won't comment further

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican does not deny reports that while in Washington, Pope Francis briefly met with Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses.

Memory and motion: Pope Francis shows Americans who he really is

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Pope Francis speaks often about memory and motion, the importance of remembering where you came from and setting off without fear to share the Gospel.

Pope Francis explains what World Youth Day has to do with Divine Mercy

VATICAN (CNA/EWTN News) -- With World Youth Day coming up next year, Pope Francis has a question for young people: “Do you realize how precious you are to God, who has given you everything out of love?”