Pope Francis decreed Father Augustus Tolton, former slave to first ever ordained black diocesan priest, one step closer to sainthood as venerable.
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 wants to open a "new horizon" for women, calling for the creation of more leadership roles for them in the Vatican.
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."
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.
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 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 called for the Sacrament of Confession to be restored "to the place it deserves," elevated in Catholic life and ministry.
For Advent, Pope Francis gifted a small piece of the manger Christ was placed in after His birth to Catholics in the Holy Land.
Brandt Jean, the brother of Botham Jean murdered by Amber Guyger, exemplified the Christian virtue of forgiveness in an emotional courtroom statement.