Pope Francis Opens Up In Interview On Second Anniversary Of ElectionVatican 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.
Vatican Expert: Pope Francis Nervous About US VisitJohn 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.
Group Of LI Jewish High School Students Greeted By PopeA group of Jewish high school students from Long Island got a special meeting with Pope Francis.
Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISISPope 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.”
Pope Francis Makes Headlines For Stance On SpankingSpeaking 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.
Bronx Residents Hope Pope Francis Visits Borough, Possibly For Mass At Yankee StadiumPope Francis will be visiting the U.S. in September and will be making a stop in New York – but just what will he do?
Pope's Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives' DistrustConservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Pope Francis To Visit New York City During Trip To USPope Francis will be stopping in New York City during his trip to the United States this year.
Vatican Attempts To Clarify Pope Francis' Comments On Paris Terror AttackOn a flight to the Philippines, the pope took questions, and raised eyebrows.
New Jersey Girl Battling Cancer Shares Story Of Meeting Pope FrancisGracie West, 11, recently returned from a visit to the Vatican where Pope Francis bestowed his blessings.
Pope Praises Diplomacy Of US-Cuba AccordPope Francis praised the "small steps'' of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, expressing joy over the outcome that he helped bring about.