Pope: U.S., North Korea need diplomatic solution to escalating tensions

A diplomatic solution must be found to the escalating tension between North Korea and the United States, Pope Francis told journalists.

Pope Francis listens to a question from Vera Shcherbakova of the Itar-Tass news agency while talking with journalists aboard his flight from Cairo to Rome April 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

True faith means loving others to the extreme, pope tells Egypt's Catholics

The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said.

The crowd reacts as Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo April 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, urge unity for peace

Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros walked in a short procession to the Church of St. Peter, where 29 people died and 31 were wounded Dec. 11.

Pope Francis and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II attend an ecumenical prayer service at St. Peter’s Church in Cairo April 28. The church was the site of a December 2016 bombing. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Pope: U.S., North Korea need diplomatic solution to escalating tensions
Apr 30 2017
A diplomatic solution must be found to the escalating tension between North Korea and the United States, Pope Francis told journalists.

True faith means loving others to the extreme, pope tells Egypt's Catholics
Apr 30 2017
The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said.

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, urge unity for peace
Apr 28 2017
Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros walked in a short procession to the Church of St. Peter, where 29 people died and 31 were wounded Dec. 11.

Unmask violence posing as holy, pope tells religious leaders in Egypt
Apr 28 2017
Pope Francis launched a powerful call to condemn religiously inspired hatred as an idolatrous caricature of God.

Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour
Apr 27 2017
Father George ‘Jerry’ Hogan, national circus chaplain for 24 years, celebrated Easter Mass for Ringling circus staff.

Former Ravens quarterback meets Pope Francis
Apr 26 2017
As someone accustomed to the stress of the gridiron, former Ravens' quarterback Jim Harbaugh said he was touched by Pope Francis’ peaceful presence.