Opinion: Map for the future

“The pope’s first official trip outside Rome in more than seven months couldn’t come at a better, or more critical, time.”

Pope will sign new encyclical in Assisi Oct. 3

Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are children of God and therefore brothers and sisters to one another.