This Former Slave To Priest, Now Venerable, Is One Step Closer...

Pope Francis decreed Father Augustus Tolton, former slave to first ever ordained black diocesan priest, one step closer to sainthood as venerable.

Watch: Japanese Bishops Release Theme Song for Pope Francis’ Papal Visit

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan released the theme song for Pope Francis' upcoming papal visit, the second pope to do so after John Paul II.

Pope Francis: More Women Are Needed in Positions of Vatican Leadership

Pope Francis wants to open a "new horizon" for women, calling for the creation of more leadership roles for them in the Vatican.

Pope Francis: “All Prayers Are Answered in God’s Time”

Tackling the age-old question why at times it seems our fervent pleas go unanswered, Pope Francis said that "every prayer is answered, in God's time."

Pope Francis Celebrates His 82nd Birthday Hosting a Party for Sick...

For his 82nd birthday, Pope Francis celebrated by hosting a party and eating cake with sick children under the care of a Vatican free health clinic.

Australian High Court to Announce If Cardinal George Pell Can Appeal

Australia's High Court will announce Wednesday whether or not they will hear an appeal by Cardinal George Pell to overturn his conviction.
Urbi Et Orbi 2012 - Pope Benedict XVI

Urbi Et Orbi 2012 (Video & Full Text)

URBI ET ORBI MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI Easter, 8 April 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and throughout the world! “Surrexit Christus, spes mea” –...

Pope Francis: Confession Needs to Be Restored “to the Place It...

Pope Francis called for the Sacrament of Confession to be restored "to the place it deserves," elevated in Catholic life and ministry.

Pope Francis Gifts Relic of Jesus’ Manger to the Holy Land...

For Advent, Pope Francis gifted a small piece of the manger Christ was placed in after His birth to Catholics in the Holy Land.

Victim’s Brother Forgives and Hugs Amber Guyger in Court, Says “Give...

Brandt Jean, the brother of Botham Jean murdered by Amber Guyger, exemplified the Christian virtue of forgiveness in an emotional courtroom statement.

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