Long Island Couple Has Met 3 Popes In Interfaith WorkA Long Island couple on Tuesday had some advice for proper etiquette for those fortunate enough to meet and greet Pope Francis.
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.
Local Catholics React To Pope John Paul II Being Cleared For SainthoodPope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century's most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
Pope Francis Holds Palm Sunday Mass From St. Peter'sSt. Peter's Square overflowed with some 250,000 pilgrims, tourists and Romans eager to join the new pope at the start of solemn Holy Week ceremonies, which lead up to Easter, Christianity's most important day.
Pope Francis Begins Papacy, Holds First Sunday Mass From St. Peter'sBreaking with tradition, Pope Francis delivered off-the-cuff remarks about God's power to forgive instead of reading from a written speech for the first Sunday window appearance of his papacy.
NJ Rep. Smith Leads Ten-Member Congressional Delegation To VaticanVice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, will be leading the U.S. delegation to the Vatican to watch the investiture ceremony.
Pope Francis Inspires Bronx Baker To Give Away Special Cookies For FreeJoseph Artuso crafted a sugary salute to the Holy Father - an image of Pope Francis printed with food coloring ink on sugar paper atop a black and white cookie.
Pope Francis Delivers Informal Homily In First Mass As PontiffFrancis showed how different he would be as a pastor, giving an off-the-cuff homily about the need to walk with God, build up his church and confess and at one point, referring to children building sand castles on the beach.
What Does Pope Francis Mean For The Church?Reverend Luke Sweeney from the Archdiocese of New York joined The Couch, alongside TV 10-55's Mary Calvi, who has covered the Church extensively.
Westchester Catholics Celebrate Election Of New PopeExcitement and curiosity filled the hearts of Catholics attending morning Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Port Chester.
Long Island Catholics Welcome New Pope FrancisLong Island Catholics are celebrating the new Pope Francis with prayer at the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Elected, Takes Name Pope FrancisArgentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
Cardinal Dolan To N.Y. Press On Not Being Voted Pope: 'I Told Ya So!' New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan spoke with members of the media following the historic election of a new leader for the Catholic Church to share his thoughts on the process and Pope Francis.
Local Catholics Flock To St. Patrick's Cathedral For Introduction Of New PopeThere was great anticipation leading up to the naming of the new pope Wednesday. The faithful flocked to St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan to pray for their new leader.