Pope Francis

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Lottery Opens For Tickets To Pope Francis WTC Interfaith Service

A lottery is opening Wednesday for those who want see Pope Francis at the World Trade Center site when he comes to New York.

07/29/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Some New Jersey Parishioners Plan To Stay At Philadelphia Zoo During Pope Francis Visit

Visitors making the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis in September are exploring all options to stay in the city.

07/28/2015

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio To Speak At Vatican Next Week

De Blasio will attend a conference called “Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of The Cities.”

07/16/2015

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013  (credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Attorney General Warns About Pope Ticket Scams

Tickets are not for sale. Most will be distributed through parises.

07/16/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit St. Pat’s Cathedral, UN, 9/11 Memorial And Host Mass At MSG

The pope will make stops in Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia during the eagerly awaited September visit.

06/30/2015

Members of the Harlem Globe Trotters basketball team look at Pope Francis as he arrives for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on May 6, 2015 at the Vatican.  (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Harlem Globetrotters Meet With Pope Francis

Pope Francis got a chance to try out some new moves courtesy of the Harlem Globetrotters.

05/07/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit Cuba Before Coming To U.S. In September

Pope Francis has decided to visit Cuba before coming to the U.S. in September, Vatican officials announced Wednesday.

04/22/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change Conference

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.

04/15/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on April 5, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians From Manhattan To Vatican City Celebrate Easter

In Manhattan, worshipers from across the country packed St. Patrick’s Cathedral to celebrate the resurrection of Christ, CBS2’s Ilana Gold. Some showed up as early as 6:30 a.m.

04/05/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan marks Holy Thursday at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry by distributing food to the needy. (credit: CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Distributes Food To The Needy In Washington Heights To Mark Holy Thursday

Christians are marking Holy Thursday as they head into the final days before Easter.

04/02/2015

Pope Francis speaks with President Barack Obama during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican.   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Opens Up In Interview On Second Anniversary Of Election

Vatican watcher John Allen said the Pope Francis the world sees as a natural in public was not always like that as the Archbishop in Buenos Aires.

03/13/2015

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013  (credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican Expert: Pope Francis Nervous About US Visit

John L. Allen Jr., a veteran Vatican watcher, said the pope has been making calls to his Jesuit contacts to learn more about the church in the United States and is self-conscious about his English.

03/09/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Of LI Jewish High School Students Greeted By Pope

A group of Jewish high school students from Long Island got a special meeting with Pope Francis.

02/21/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan denounces the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants on his "Conversations with Cardinal Dolan" show on Sirius Satellite Radio. (Credit: CBS2)

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISIS

Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”

02/17/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Makes Headlines For Stance On Spanking

Speaking an event at the Vatican this week, the pope said it’s acceptable for parents to spank their children, as long as it doesn’t demean them and is not done in the face.

02/06/2015

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