Church wounded by sin causes doubt in our mission, Pope Francis tells Panama clergy, laity

PANAMA CITY – A church wounded by sin can paralyze, confuse and tire the hearts of Catholic clergy and laypeople, causing them to doubt their mission in the modern world, Pope Francis said.
  • January 26, 2019

At Way of the Cross, Pope reflects on suffering of abuse victims, indigenous peoples, the forgotten

PANAMA CITY – The path walked by Jesus to his passion and death on the cross is the same path of indifference and marginalization taken by those who suffer in the world today, Pope Francis said.
  • January 26, 2019

Jean Ko Din in Panama: Our pilgrimage to the bathrooms at Cinta Costera

World Youth Day pilgrims can tell you many stories about the adventures we all had at Cinta Costera these last few days but none are more harrowing than my adventure to find a bathroom.

  • January 26, 2019

Pilgrim's diary: An exercise in unity

PANAMA CITY – Friday was one of the best days so far.
  • January 26, 2019

'Each of us is more than our labels', Pope tells young detainees in Panama

PANAMA CITY – Just like the Pharisees, many today shun Jesus' merciful love toward sinners and prefer to use labels that stigmatize a person's past, present and future, Pope Francis said.
  • January 25, 2019

Mosque offers free water to World Youth Day pilgrims

PANAMA CITY – Thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims stopped by the Jama Mosque Jan. 24 en route to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis.
  • January 25, 2019