Pope Canonizes 18th-Century Missionary; Not Everyone HappyIn the first canonization on U.S. soil, Pope Francis has elevated to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast.
Thousands Line DC Streets To See Papal ParadeThe singing started early as the crowds from across the country poured into the viewing area for the parade, all to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis.
Local Jesuit Priest Discusses Pontiff's VisitAs we experience the Holy Father's historic first visit to the United States, we realize Pope Francis is no stranger to making history. Not only is he the first Latin American Pope, he is also the first Jesuit priest Pope.
Pope Discusses Climate Change, Religious Liberty In AddressA large crowd greets Pope Francis at the Vatican's Diplomatic Mission in Washington D.C. where he spent the night.
Loyola Students, Others Hold Watch Parties For Papal MassIn a few hours, Pope Francis will hold Mass in DC and more than 25,000 people are expected to watch. Before the Mass, the Pope traveled to the White House, where he was warmly greeted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Crowds Ecstatic As Pope Holds First US Mass In WashingtonThe day began early as crowds waited anxiously outside gates of Catholic University to see and be a part of a historic event.
READ The Papal Mass ProgramThe entire Papal mass program.
Pope Francis: Climate Change Action Can't WaitPope Francis discussed marriage, religious freedom, climate change and international relations during his speech outside the White House.
Pope To Canonize 18th-century Missionary; Not Everyone HappyThe first pope from the Americas is ready to elevate to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to California.
Obama Says Pope "Shaking Us Out Of Complacency"President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to Washington on Wednesday and credited the pontiff for setting a moral example that is "shaking us out of our complacency" with his reminders to care for the poor and the planet.
Transcript Of Pope Francis' Speech At White HouseA transcript of what Pope Francis has to say at the White House on Sept. 23.