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Stolen Crucifix Returned To Bronx Church; Thief ForgivenA crucifix has been returned to its rightful place in a church in the Bronx, five days after it was stolen.
War Of Words Continues In Unusual Spat Over Body of Archbishop Fulton J. SheenThe current Archbishop, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, took office in 2009, and has long maintained that relocating the body would run contrary to the wishes of Sheen and his surviving relatives.
It’s New York Versus Peoria In Dispute Over Body Of Archbishop Fulton SheenA behind-the-scenes between New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Peoria, Illinois, Bishop Daniel Jenky over the beloved evangelist's remains has gone public.
Pope Francis Surprises, Speaks English In South KoreaIt's being interpreted as practice for his presumed trip to the East Coast next year.
Pope Announces Zero Tolerance Policy For Sex Abusers, Plans To Meet With Victims In the midst of a whirlwind, three-day trip to the Holy Land, Pope Francis prayed Monday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Pope Francis To Head To Jordan, Israel, Palestinian Territories In Historic TripFrom Jordan, to the streets of Old Jerusalem, and a refugee camp in the West Bank, final preparations are being made for Pope Francis's historic three-day pilgrimage.
Pope Francis Remains Humble One Year InPope Francis spent his one-year anniversary Thursday in prayer – staying in a sparsely-furnished room on a retreat with priests outside Rome.
Pope Francis Orders Survey Of Roman Catholics' Views On Church TeachingsIn 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.
Catholic World Abuzz After Word Leaks Of Dual CanonizationsHistory was being made at the Vatican on Monday. The news out of Rome on Monday said that two popes will be elevated to sainthood on the same day – Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonized at the same time.
Rev. Frank Caggiano Installed As Diocese Of Bridgeport's BishopCaggiano, 54, was selected to lead the Bridgeport Diocese by Pope Francis himself.
Dolan Reacts To Pope Francis' Comments On Gay PriestsTimothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff's tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.
Pope Francis On Gays: 'You Can't Marginalize These People'New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.