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Pope Francis Visits Assisi

Pope Frances Embarks On Trip To Middle East

The pope started his historic trip to the Middle East, arriving first in Jordan.

05/24/2014

A man walks past posters announcing the double canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on April 24, 2014, in Rome. (credit: Getty Images)

Thousands Pack St. Peter’s Square For Canonization Of John XXIII and John Paul II

Generations of church history have passed, but Catholicism has never seen a ceremony like the one that enrolled John XXIII and John Paul II as saints.

04/27/2014

Students at St. Joseph's Academy In Bogota, N.J. reenact the Stations of the Cross (Credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Residents Observe Easter Week Traditions

Cardinal Dolan sheds light on the Holy Thursday tradition of the washing of the feet as a New Jersey Catholic school reenacts the Stations of the Cross.

04/17/2014

Pope Francis Visits Assisi

Pope Francis Orders Survey Of Roman Catholics’ Views On Church Teachings

In his latest move, Pope Francis has ordered bishops to do some survey work to find out what the faithful really think about the church’s teachings on marriage and family.

11/06/2013

Pope Francis  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Faults Church For ‘Divisive Rules’ On Gays, Abortion, Contraception

“A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: ‘Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?'”

09/19/2013

Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano (R) puts the Fisherman's Ring, made of gold-plated silver, on a finger of Pope Francis during his grandiose inauguration mass on March 19, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Officially Begins Ministry With Installation Mass

Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

03/19/2013

Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from a balcony upon arrival in Castel Gandolfo on February 28, 2013.   (Photo: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: The Pope Resigns, An Off Broadway Musical About Dusty Springfield, Lego Art, And More

An off-Broadway musical starring Kirsten Holly Smith tells the story of musical legend Dusty Springfield, a New York artist who sculpts with legos, and more with CBS 2’s Dana Tyler in this week’s edition of Eye On New York.

03/03/2013

Special Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Faithful Gather For Special Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Many Catholics are split over whether they hope Pope Benedict’s successor should preserve tradition or make changes in Catholic teaching.

02/28/2013

Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful in St. Peter's Square as he arrives for his final general audience before retiring - Vatican City - Feb. 27, 2013 (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Seton Hall University Talks Pope Benedict XVI’s Place In History

Pope Benedict XVI is retiring on Thursday it raises the following question. Where does he rank amongst all the past Popes?

02/27/2013

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Good Friday (credit: CBS 2)

Christians Reflect On Good Friday In Anticipation Of Easter’s Hope And Joy

There was a sense of moving from the darkness of Good Friday to the light of Easter morning during a three hour service inside Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

04/22/2011

(Photo/Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Inaugurated As Basilica

Archbishop Timothy Dolan presided over the ceremony and said the honor for the church signaled a “deeper sign of affection and bond” with the Pope.

12/05/2010

Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Archbishop Dolan: NY Times Reviews Are Insensitive

Archbishop Timothy Dolan said the Times is allowing insensitive references to Catholics that it wouldn’t allow for others.

10/23/2010

Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Play-gate: Archbishop Dolan Vs. The N.Y. Times

He leads 2.5 million Catholics, and on Thursday night Timothy Dolan was using his position to take on a media giant. The archbishop is angry at the New York Times, and he’s not being shy about showing it.

10/22/2010