Pope Francis Decries Sex Abuse Scandal During Visit To Dublin, IrelandThe abuse scandal — which has convulsed Ireland since the 1990s and has exploded anew in the U.S. — took center stage on the first day of Francis' two-day trip to Ireland.
Pope On Sex Abuse Report: 'No Care For The Little Ones, We Abandoned Them'Pope Francis' letter condemns the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up, and demands accountability.
Vatican, Cuomo Both Come Out Against Death PenaltyThe day Pope Francis changed Catholic teachings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans for legislation removing the death penalty in New York.
Former NJ Archbishop Theodore McCarrick Resigns As Cardinal Amid Sexual Abuse AllegationsMcCarrick had been already removed from public ministry since June 20, pending a full investigation into allegations he fondled a teenager over 40 years ago in New York City.
Pope Francis Calls For Peace As Christians Across The World Celebrate EasterAt St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, Timothy Cardinal Dolan was expected to share a similar message; one of mercy, hope, and second chances.
This In Flight Wedding Officiated By Pope Francis Is a Papal FirstFor this couple who were wed by Pope Francis at 36,000 feet, it seems good things come to those who wait.
Pope Francis Addresses Conflicts Around Globe, Calls For Peace On Christmas DayPope Francis delivered his Christmas message to millions of Roman Catholics in the Vatican on Monday.
Pope Francis Celebrates 81st Birthday In RomeThe pope joined some children to dig in to a 13-foot pizza complete with a candle for the occasion.
Pope Francis: Put Down Your Phones In ChurchCell phones in church are a "very ugly thing," according to the pope. He told his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square that it upsets him when he looks out at the congregation and sees hundreds even thousands of people taking pictures and recording video during Mass.
Life-Size Pope Francis Cutout Returned A Day After Being Stolen From N.J. ChurchA life-size cutout of Pope Francis has was returned to a church in Gloucester County, New Jersey a day after being stolen, police said.
President Trump Calls Meeting With Pope Francis At The Vatican 'Honor Of A Lifetime'The president was welcomed by the Swiss Guard and then taken to meet Pope Francis, where the two men shook hands and posed for photographs ahead of a private meeting behind closed doors.
President Trump Meeting Pope Francis At The Vatican This MonthPope Francis will meet with President Donald Trump at the Vatican later this month.
Christians In NYC And Abroad Celebrate Easter SundayA crowded filled St. Peter's Square in Vatican City on Sunday morning, with all eyes on Pope Francis as he leads Easter Mass.
Christians Mourn Egypt Church Bombing Victims On Palm SundayPalm Sunday focuses on Jesus' last days before he was crucified. The day is significant because it represents the beginning of Holy Week, ending with Easter Sunday.
Pope Says He's Open To Letting Married Catholic Men Become PriestsThe church currently allows married priests who convert to Catholicism to continue serving, but does not allow married Catholic men to take holy orders.