Rev. James Martin
Pope Francis spent his one-year anniversary Thursday in prayer – staying in a sparsely-furnished room on a retreat with priests outside Rome.
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.
He missed St. Patrick’s Day, but Cardinal Dolan returned home in time for Easter. After 23 days in Rome, Dolan’s status as a Catholic Church leader has risen to new heights.