Pope Francis Makes Surprise Visit To Site Of Devastating Italy EarthquakeThe Vatican said the pope arrived in Amatrice Tuesday morning, accompanied by the bishop of Rieti, and started his tour at the school.
Pope Francis To American Catholics: Study, Pray, And Vote Your Conscience For PresidentPope Francis has some advice for American Catholics struggling to choose a president: Study the issues, pray, and then vote your conscience.
New Exhibit Commemorates Pope Francis's Visit To Madison Square GardenThe exhibit is now part of the arena's "Defining Moments" historical displays, which also features Pope John Paul the Second's momentous mass at Madison Square Garden in 1979.
Pope Francis Declares Mother Teresa A Saint Before Crowds At VaticanPope Francis has declared Mother Teresa a saint, honoring the tiny nun who cared for the world's most destitute as an icon for a Catholic Church that goes to the peripheries to find poor, wounded souls.
Pope Francis Appoints Panel To Study Possibility Of Female DeaconsPope Francis has given his blessing to a panel to begin to consider the idea of women in the clergy.
Pope Francis Apologizes To Gay CommunityPope Francis is speaking out again in support of the gay community, saying the Catholic church owes them and others who have been mistreated an apology.
Pope Francis To Create Commission To Study Possibility Of Having Women DeaconsA potential historic shift in the Catholic Church Thursday as Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possibility of having women serve as deacons.
Pope Francis Brings 12 Syrian Refugees To Italy Following Migrant Camp Visit In an extraordinary gesture both political and personal, Pope Francis brought 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy aboard his plane Saturday after an emotional visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, which has faced the brunt of Europe's migration crisis.
Bernie Sanders Meets With Pope Francis Following Vatican AppearanceDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that he met with Pope Francis on Saturday morning.
Sanders Warns Of Inequality At Vatican MeetingDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told a Vatican conference that young people today are no longer satisfied with an economy "of stark inequality and injustice.''
Pope Francis Urges Church To Be More Accepting Of Gays, DivorcedIn "The Joy of Love," Francis makes no big change in church doctrine, but makes clear that he wants change in the way priests accompany Catholics
Bernie Sanders Plans Vatican Visit; Says He's A 'Big, Big Fan' Of PopeDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has revealed that he's been invited to the Vatican.