Vatican Running Team Sets Sights On OlympicsThe roughly 60 athletes include priests and those who work in the Vatican's museums and pharmacy.
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.
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.
Pope Francis Wishes Christmas Peace To Those Suffering Through WarPope Francis has wished Christmas peace for people scarred by wars and those who lost loved ones to terrorism that he says is sowing "fear and death'' in many cities and countries.
Sanders Warns Of Inequality At Vatican MeetingDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told a Vatican conference that young people today are no longer satisfied with an economy "of stark inequality and injustice.''
Long Island High School Choir Sets Off To Sing For The PopeThe new year is beginning with the honor of a lifetime for a Long Island high school choir.
Vatican Issues Release Warning Catholics Against Trying To Convert JewsThe document said Catholics should be particularly sensitive to the significance of the Holocaust, and do everything to stop anti-Semitism.
Vatican Denies Pope Francis Has Brain Tumor, Slams Italian MediaThe Vatican is vigorously denying reports from Italian media claiming Pope Francis is sick with a small brain tumor.
Vatican Confirms Pope Francis Met With Gay Couple, Distances Self From Kentucky Clerk Kim DavisThe Vatican is confirming that the only "audience'' the pope had while he was in Washington was with a former student and his family
In Address To UN, Pope Beseeches World Leaders To Protect The EnvironmentPope Francis declared Friday that there is a "right of the environment'' and that mankind has no authority to abuse it.
Mayor De Blasio Announces New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts At Vatican ConferenceMayor Bill de Blasio is in Vatican City attending a conference on climate change aimed at keeping up the pressure on national leaders ahead of climate talks in Paris later this year.
De Blasio To Speak At Vatican Next WeekDe Blasio will attend a conference called "Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of The Cities."
Long Island Teens Team Up To Bring Life Saving Surgery To Kids Around The WorldMonday, marked the start of a full week of life saving heart surgeries around the world that they made possible.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Christmas Celebrations Underway In New York And Around The WorldIn Bethlehem, thousands from many religions attended midnight Mass inside the Church of the Nativity -- the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.