Pope Francis

Pope Francis prays in Saint Peter square at the Vatican. (Getty Images)

Pope Accidentally Says ‘F***’ During Blessing

While offering his weekly public blessing, Pope Francis accidentally uttered a curse word.

03/03/2014

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations Denounces Vatican On Sex Abuse

Human rights panel says Vatican allowed priests to sexually abuse children for decades.

02/05/2014

A street art mural showing Pope Francis as a superman, flying through the air. (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Super Pope’ Graffiti Appears Near Vatican

The Vatican was so inspired by graffiti that depicts Pope Francis as a flying super hero, that papal communications officials tweeted out a picture of the artwork to nearly 85,000 followers on Tuesday.

01/29/2014

Pope Francis looks on during his general audience at St Peter's square on Jan. 22, 2014 at the Vatican. (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope: ‘I Join The March For Life In Washington With My Prayers’

Pope Francis is sending his support for an anti-abortion march today in the nation’s capital.

01/22/2014

Anti-abortion demonstrators protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during the annual "March for Life" in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22, 2014. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Brave Cold for ‘March for Life’ Abortion Protest in D.C.

Pope Francis is sending his support for an anti-abortion march today in the nation’s capital.

01/22/2014

Pope Francis prays in Saint Peter square at the Vatican. (Getty Images)

Vatican Acknowledges ‘No Excuse’ For Child Abuse

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi tells U.N. panel “such crimes can never be justified”

01/16/2014

Pope Francis (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Video: 2013 in 6 Minutes 18 Seconds

Condensing 365 days into six minutes and eighteen seconds is a daunting task. Yet, that’s exactly the feat accomplished by Jean-Louis Nguyen.

12/19/2013

Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]

12/11/2013

Sarah Palin discussed her faith and some of the "liberal" interpretations of Pope Francis with CNN. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Palin ‘Taken Aback’ By Some ‘Liberal’ Statements From Pope Francis

Former Vice Presidential candidate and governor of Alaska Sarah Palin said that some “liberal” statements from Pope Francis have “taken her aback,” and she expressed caution that this may be influenced by media narratives.

11/13/2013

Signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church had become obsessed by "small-minded rules" about how to be faithful and that pastors should instead emphasize compassion over condemnation when discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception. (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Francis’ Effect Massive In Italy

A new study has found that “hundreds of thousands” of Italians have returned to the practice of Catholicism because of the new pope.

11/12/2013

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