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.
U.S. Catholic Bishops Try to Calm Anxiety Over PopeAmerica's Catholic bishops came together Monday to project an image of unity, after a Vatican meeting on the family unleashed an uproar over the direction of the church.
Report: Pope Francis Is 'In The Crosshairs Of ISIS'A new report claims that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is targeting Pope Francis.
Pope Urges Governments To Redistribute WealthPope Francis says governments should redistribute wealth and benefits to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the "economy of exclusion" that is taking hold today.
Baltimore Archbishop Going To Rome To Witness Canonizations Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.
Obama: Francis 'Uncomfortable With All The Trappings Of Being Pope'President Barack Obama believes that Pope Francis is “uncomfortable with all the trappings of being a pope.”
President Obama And Pope Francis Find Common Ground And DivisionsThe two focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor.
Obama Gives Pope Fruit, Vegetable Seeds Used In White House GardenThey speak the same economic language, focused on inequality and the plight of the underprivileged. One's a spiritual leader; the other a political one. One's popularity is stratospheric. The other, well, not so much.
United Nations Denounces Vatican On Sex AbuseHuman rights panel says Vatican allowed priests to sexually abuse children for decades.
After Dove Disaster, Pope Francis Takes A ParrotPope's dove release last Sunday when wrong when the two birds were attacked by a crow and a seagull.
Vatican Acknowledges 'No Excuse' For Child AbuseArchbishop Silvano Tomasi tells U.N. panel "such crimes can never be justified"
Pope Francis Appoints Cardinal Wuerl To Congregation For BishopsWuerl joins the influential Vatican office that evaluates and nominates candidates for bishop around the world.