West Virginia's New Catholic Bishop Set To Be InstalledA ceremony is scheduled for the Most Rev. Mark Brennan, who previously was auxiliary bishop of Baltimore.
Pope Francis Issues Broad New Vatican Law On Reporting Of Sexual Abuse And Cover-UpPope Francis is applying mandatory new procedures for all Catholic Church diocese across the globe on the reporting of alleged sexual abuse.
Vatican In 'Shame And Sorrow' Over Abuses In PennsylvaniaThe Vatican calling the abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible" and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate "this tragic horror."
Pope Declares Death Penalty Inadmissible, Changing Church's StanceThe Church now teaches that "the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."
Pope's Role In Disgraced Cardinal's Funeral Draws OutragePope Francis is expected to give the final blessing at the funeral Thursday of Cardinal Bernard Law.
Pope Francis Calls For Wording Change In The Lord's PrayerPope Francis has called for a change of wording in Christianity's best-known prayer.
Pope Francis: 'Mass Is Not A Show,' Put Down Cell PhonesPope Francis is telling Catholics to put down their cell phones during Mass.
British Baby At End Of Life Support Draws In Pope, TrumpA terminally ill British child has attracted the attention of both the president of the United States and the pope. More than 1.3 million pounds ($1.68 million) has been raised to help 11-month-old Charlie Gard travel to America for treatment.
Pope Meets With NFL Delegation, Urges 'Culture Of Encounter'Pope Francis has met with an NFL Hall of Fame delegation and urged them to translate values of teamwork and fair play from the football field to the broader community and help build a "culture of encounter."
‘We Can Use Peace’: Trump And Pope Francis MeetPresident Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.
Pope Hints At Openess To Married Catholic PriestsIn an interview with German newspaper Die Zeit this week, Pope Francis hinted that he's open to married Catholic men becoming priests.