In his first trip to the United States in September, Pope Francis will make stops in Washington, D.C., and New York before celebrating the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. And yes, he will be riding the "popemobile".
Speaking to the masses in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis articulated a more accepting tone toward marital separation.
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WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday, while many of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely.
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By Larisa Epatko
In a highly anticipated encyclical, or public letter, Pope Francis issued a call to action to save the planet and backed scientists who say climate change is real and mostly caused by humans.
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Pope Francis canonized two 19th-century Palestinian nuns Sunday, making them the first Arabic-speaking saints.
The Vatican ended its crackdown on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the major umbrella group for American nuns. Under the previous pope, an investigation and overhaul was launched against the group for straying from church teachings. To discuss the…
Pope Francis reemphasized the need for humility and a sense of justice among Catholic church leaders during a ceremony Saturday to name 20 new cardinals.
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