According to White House officials Pope Francis played a instrumental and pivotal role in the historic normalization of relationships recently announced between Cuba and the United States.
A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis’ extended family Tuesday — including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews — and seriously...
On his Apostolic Trip to South Korea, The Holy Father Pope Francis made one of his most poignant and direct pro-life gestures by making a solemn visit to a memorial cemetery for aborted children.
Pope Francis’ first major address during his Apostolic Voyage – to Korea’s political and civil leaders – was also one of his first speeches in English.
Meriam Ibrahim, the 26-year Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death by Muslim authorities for marrying a Christian man has been release and arrived safely in Rome and met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
The Islamic group ISIS has forced the last members of an 1,800 year old Christian community out of the the Iraqi city of Mosul under threat of conversion or death.
Recent speculation about the health of Pope Francis is receiving even more fuel amid the announcement by the official Vatican News service that the pontiff will dramatically curtail his activities for the next month. After being in seemingly constant motion since taking the Chair of St. Peter, the 77-year Pontiff has been noticeably fatigued following a particularly grueling stretch that included his trip the Middle East.
A 28-year-old priest was shot and killed and another wounded at a Catholic church Wednesday night near the state Capitol, a Phoenix police spokesman said.
The Holy Father said "I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests, quite a few in number, obviously not compared to the number of all the priests, to personally ask for forgiveness for the damage they have done for having sexually abused children.
Pope Francis sends a video message to an American Pentecostal conference by way of a Evangelical Episcopal Bishop.