Breaking with tradition, Pope Francis delivered off-the-cuff remarks about God’s power to forgive instead of reading from a written speech for the first Sunday window appearance of his papacy.
Prior to meeting with the press Pope Francis prayed privately in the Vatican Gardens. He ended Saturday’s audience with a blessing for journalists and their families.
You all know that the duty of the Conclave was to give a bishop to Rome. It seems that my brother Cardinals have come almost to the ends of the earth to get him… but here we are. I thank you for the welcome that has come from the diocesan community of Rome.
On Tuesday afternoon, Cardinal Dolan and 114 other princes of the Church will enter the world-famous Sistine Chapel, which has been transformed into a papal polling place.
Members of the Catholic Church worldwide spent this Sunday worshipping, before cardinals from around the world begin meeting to elect a new pope.
Last week, Pope Benedict XVI stepped down, making him the first pope in 600 years to retire from the papacy. The Catholic church is temporarily without a leader.
The papal succession process will start on Monday. That’s when cardinals will gather in Rome for formal meetings to set a conclave date to elect the next pope.
On the same day Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional send-off from an estimated 150,000 people at his final general audience in St. Peter’s Square, there has been a lot of talk about his successor.
Fr. Convertino had an inspiration — seemingly from above — to use text messaging for a higher purpose.
Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweets from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ.
It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.
It is a symbolic statue crafted out of an image of the Virgin Mary. Her vision appeared before three children in Fatima, Portugal 65 years ago. She is said to have visited them once a month for six consecutive months.
Democrats argued they were protecting women’s rights. Republicans argued they were attempting to protect the First Amendment right to religious freedom. Both parties used the issue to rally their bases. The 51-48 vote was close, upholding Obamacare.
Vandals hit eight times, desecrating nativity scenes across the area. So far no arrests have been made, but if and when the perpetrators are caught, it will be prosecuted as a hate crime and could be a felony, police said.
This time of year religious statues represent people’s reasons for the season — their belief in the birth of Jesus Christ. The season in Yonkers something unusual for the area has happened.
- Tornado Devastates Moore,... Metro-North Derailment Repairs Bridgeport Metro-North Train... Eye On Manhattan
- World Trade Center Sunrise Construction Barges For New... Prince Harry Plays Polo In... Prince Harry Visits New York...
- Demolition Begins On Jet Star... Prince Harry Visits Jersey... Angelina Jolie Through The... Spire Installed Atop One...
- Garbage Truck Demolishes Home... Another Brick In The... Costume Gala At The Met Jersey Shore Gets Ready For...