Fight for justice is not a political battle, pope tells Salvadorans

The struggle for justice and love for all people is not over, but the battle must be evangelical and never political, Pope Francis told a group of Catholics from El Salvador.

Youth want community, safe spaces in church, council members tell pope

Young people in the United States are looking for a sense of community and a safe space in the church to express themselves freely, two representatives of Catholic youth told Pope Francis.

Complaints, coupled with inaction, are poison, pope says

Complaints without any desire to do anything about the situation are poison, Pope Francis said.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew recalls importance of Vatican II

The Second Vatican Council was of great interest to the Orthodox world, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople wrote in an article published in the Vatican newspaper.