Resurrection never fails us, says Francis

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Prima Porta cemetery outside Rome on the feast of All Souls last week. In his homily he said that death was never truly hopeless because of Christ’s Resurrection. “All of us will make this journey sooner or later,” he said.

French bishops fast for abuse victims

French bishops held a day of prayer and fasting for abuse victims at a gathering in Lourdes on Monday. It came as part of their biannual plenary assembly.

Vatican warns Chinese over illicit ordinations

The Vatican has responded to stories of illegitimate ordinations in China’s underground Church, saying such acts are unacceptable.

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