Father James Martin

Pope Francis named Time magazine's Person of the Year. (credit: Time)

Pope Francis Is Time’s Person of the Year

In only his first year, the pope was selected by the magazine’s editors as the person who had the greatest impact on the world, for good or bad, during 2013.

12/11/2013

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Dolan Becomes Cardinal Saturday, But Is Pope In The Future?

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.

02/15/2012

Timothy Dolan is installed as Archbishop of New York at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Mar 30, 2009 - Photo: JULIE JACOBSON/AFP/Getty Images

Catholic Church Going Old School, Getting Back To Latin With New Mass Translation

This weekend, Christians will celebrate the first Sunday of Advent, and Catholics will begin using a new translation of the mass. The changes will affect the priest more than those in the pews, but many responses will have to be relearned.

11/22/2011