Trump is expected to take his first overseas trip as president later this month with the multi-stop tour.
By Associated Press
Pope Francis has frequently invoked the "bridge not walls" appeal in urging countries to welcome migrants, including when he returned from a visit last year to the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Associated Press
Pope Francis has encouraged Europeans to welcome refugees, calling authentic hospitality "our greatest security against hateful acts of terrorism."…
By Corinne Segal
A papal decree issued on Saturday says bishops who are negligent in sexual abuse cases may be removed from their office.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told The Associated Press that he met briefly with Pope Francis at the papal residence Saturday and said it was a "real honor" to call on "one of the extraordinary figures" in the world.
By Ken Thomas and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
NEW YORK — The Vatican conference drawing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders away from the campaign for New York delegates is steeped in his lifelong passions of economic and social justice and reflects his admiration for Pope Francis.
By Joshua Barajas
Pope Francis issued a decree that recognized a second miracle required to canonize Mother Teresa as a saint, the Vatican announced Friday.
A new documentary, the subject of an upcoming PBS program, sheds light on a three-decade-long friendship between Pope John Paul II and a Polish-American philosopher, Anna Teresa Timenyeska. In this excerpt from "The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II,"…
Pope Francis closed a three-week meeting of Catholic Bishops on Sunday that focused on the church's position on family issues. The Bishop's expressed a more tolerant view toward divorced Catholics, but blocked any reconsideration of the church's stance on gay…
The Vatican issued a statement Friday that said Pope Francis' Sept. 24 meeting with Kim Davis in Washington, D.C., was not a direct endorsement of her views.
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