Pope Francis wants to open a "new horizon" for women, calling for the creation of more leadership roles for them in the Vatican.
Speaking at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial during his trip to Japan, Pope Francis decried the use and possession of nuclear weapons as "immoral."
Aboard his papal flight from Japan back to Rome, Pope Francis said the Catechism will be changed to include not using or possessing nuclear arms.
According to a report by the Union of Orthodox Journalists, Patriarch Bartholomew said full communion with the Catholic Church is "inevitable."
For Advent, Pope Francis gifted a small piece of the manger Christ was placed in after His birth to Catholics in the Holy Land.
Originally set for December 21st, Fulton Sheen's beatification has now been postponed at "request of a few members of the Bishop's conference."
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Pope Francis said we must "acknowledge the dignity of each person," as doing otherwise is social sin.
The Diocese of Rochester in New York confirmed that Bishop Salvatore Matano requested to postpone Fulton Sheen's upcoming beatification.
Pope Francis shared his monthly prayer intention video for December, that every country makes the future of children a priority, especially those suffering.
The Vatican's Philatelic and Numismatic Office launched new stamps commemorating the 50 year "golden anniversary" of Pope Francis' ordination as a priest.