The Vatican published the itinerary for Pope Francis’s eagerly awaited September visit.
In a sweeping environmental manifesto aimed at spurring concrete action, Pope Francis called Thursday for a bold cultural revolution to correct what he described as a “structurally perverse” economic system where the rich exploit the poor, turning Earth into an “immense pile of filth.”
Pope Francis is expected to take a stand against climate change this week by pointing the finger at humans.
Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful on Tuesday that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest exhortation on the environment ahead of his eagerly-awaited encyclical on climate change and its effects on the world’s most vulnerable.
Pope Francis has blessed the photo of sisters killed in a fire with their cousins and grandparents at an Annapolis mansion.
Pope Francis will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Catholic University of America when he visits Washington in September.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States this fall.
Almost two years after becoming the head of the Catholic Church, 90 percent of U.S. Catholics have a favorable view of Pope Francis.
Pope Francis will address Congress on Sept. 24, becoming the first pontiff to do so, House Speaker John Boehner announced.