U.S. Roman Catholic bishops open their annual meeting, still trying to figure out how much they can, or want, to match the pope’s priorities.
People have all sorts of reasons to think “he’s communist or he’s not communist,” the pope says.
Streams of hopefuls traveled overnight for a chance to see Pope Francis on his last day in Cuba.
With his latest comment in favor of “responsible parenthood,” Pope Francis again shifts the focus from the “rules” to the principle behind the rules.
It’s an unconventional move, even for a pope who constantly preaches that more should be done to help the poor.
The pope says the big bang theory did not contradict the role of a divine creator, but even required it.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput says he was “very disturbed” by the debate over church teachings on gays and remarried Catholics at the Vatican summit
A day after signaling a warmer embrace of gays and divorced Catholics, conservative cardinals say church teaching won’t change.
“You cannot bring hatred in the name of God,” Pope Francis declares. “You cannot make war in the name of God!”
Pope Francis stresses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican on April 2.
The honor adds yet another high-profile accolade to what has been an unprecedented nine-month reign for the shepherd of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.
Public comments about Baptism from Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis seem unlikely to reverse the nose-diving rates of Baptism in the United States.
The Vatican warns churches not to get ahead of the pope and take the reform process into their own hands.