Pope Names Baltimore Archbishop To New Post

A surprising change in local tradition. Monday, Edwin O’Brien, the archbishop of Baltimore, announced he is leaving that post.



Vatican Envoy To U.S. Dies At Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Vatican’s ambassador to the United States has died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after suffering complications from lung surgery.


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Vatican Envoy To U.S. Hospitalized In Baltimore

Catholic church officials say the Vatican’s envoy to the United States has been readmitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital with complications after recent lung surgery.


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Vatican: Electric Cars Too Slow, Hybrid Popemobile on Way

Last December we told you that the His Holiness The pope was keen on swapping his large gas-guzzling Mercedes SUV ‘popemobile’ for a suitable electric car. Now Vatican officials have confirmed the details of Pope […]


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U.S. Episcopal Parish To Join Catholic Church

A Maryland Episcopal parish will be the first in the United States to join the Roman Catholic Church under a streamlined conversion plan created by the Vatican.


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D.C. Cardinal Appointed To 2 Major Vatican Groups

Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, has been appointed to two different groups within the Vatican that advise the pope.