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The US flag flies in front of a mural of Pope Francis in New York City (CNS)

Catholicism’s American revolution

From annulments to pro-life activism the American Church is blazing a trail for the rest of the Catholic world

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope said he had “high hopes” for the trip

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis’s 10th foreign trip will be the longest of his pontificate, Fr Federico Lombardi has said

Pope Francis meets Russian president Vladimir Putin in June (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/09/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis addresses a workshop on climate change and human trafficking attended by mayors from around the world in the synod hall at the Vatican [CNS]

Pope Francis urged city mayors to make concrete changes by pressuring leaders above them

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo with Pope Francis and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon earlier this year (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Sanchez backs collaboration on any project that does not contradict Church doctrine

Archbishop Bernardito Auza (PA)

Archbishop Bernardito Auza said the world risks complacency if nations do not make ‘tangible progress’ in stopping the spread of the disease

Cardinal Peter Turkson: Francis laments "widespread indifference to suffering' in encyclical (AP)

We must ‘hear how the poor suffer and how the earth is being mistreated’, Cardinal Turkson tells UN meeting on climate change

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi (CNS)

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi has said that Europe is practicing a policy of contradictions

A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis