Pope Francis

Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he arrives for his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 18, 2013. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI)

Pope in U.S. to Meet With Homeless, Prisoners and Immigrants

The Vatican published the itinerary for Pope Francis’s eagerly awaited September visit.

06/30/2015

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Pope Francis: Earth Turning Into ‘Immense Pile Of Filth’

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.”

06/18/2015

Pope Francis Speaking

‘We Are Not God': Pope’s Encyclical On Climate Change Reportedly Leaked

Pope Francis is expected to take a stand against climate change this week by pointing the finger at humans.

06/15/2015

Pope Francis holds a parrot named Amore. (OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Warns Rich And Powerful: God Will Judge Care Given To The Poor, The Earth

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.

05/12/2015

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Pope Blesses Photo of Sisters Killed in Annapolis Mansion Fire

Pope Francis has blessed the photo of sisters killed in a fire with their cousins and grandparents at an Annapolis mansion.

05/08/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Pope Francis to Celebrate Outdoor Mass at Catholic U. in D.C.

Pope Francis will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Catholic University of America when he visits Washington in September.

04/28/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change Conference

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.

04/15/2015

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama shake hands during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House Sept. 23

The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States this fall.

03/26/2015

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Poll: 90 Percent Of US Catholics Have Favorable View Of Pope Francis

Almost two years after becoming the head of the Catholic Church, 90 percent of U.S. Catholics have a favorable view of Pope Francis.

03/13/2015

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama shake hands during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis to Address Joint Meeting of Congress

Pope Francis will address Congress on Sept. 24, becoming the first pontiff to do so, House Speaker John Boehner announced.

02/05/2015

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