Have the courage to marry, start a family, pope tells youths in Assisi
Oct 05 2013
In societies that trumpet individual rights, see everything as fleeting and see no value in sticking to something that’s difficult, deciding to get married today takes courage, Pope Francis told young people in Assisi.
Polls show majority of U.S. Catholics have favorable view of pope
Oct 04 2013
A new poll shows that nearly 70 percent of U.S. Catholics agree with comments made by Pope Francis in his recent extensive interview with a Jesuit Italian journal.
Pope, in Assisi, calls on church to renounce ‘spirit of the world’
Oct 04 2013
Pope Francis made his first pilgrimage as pope to the birthplace of his papal namesake.
Pope: Are ‘justice’ and ‘solidarity’ just words in a dictionary?
Oct 03 2013
Pope Francis addressed a conference marking the 50th anniversary of Blessed John XXIII's encyclical "Pacem in Terris."
Pope calls for less “Vatican-centric,” more socially conscious church
Oct 01 2013
In his latest wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis said that he aimed to make the Catholic Church less “Vatican-centric.”
Pope to canonize Blessed John XXIII, John Paul II April 27
Sep 30 2013
Pope Francis announced he would declare Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II saints at a single ceremony April 27.
Suspended priest arrested on charges of sexual abuse of minor in ‘90s
Sep 27 2013
Father Robert L. Brennan, a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia whose priestly faculties have been suspended since 2005, was arrested Sept. 26 in Maryland.
Pope: Church must show what unity looks like, avoid divisions, gossip
Sep 25 2013
Backstabbing and gossip hurt people and harm God’s desire for a united human family, Pope Francis said.
Sitcom writer’s road to Catholic Church no laughing matter
Sep 22 2013
Tom Leopold has spent the better part of his life writing sitcoms.
Australian tattoo parlor owner wears his faith on his sleeve
Sep 21 2013
On entering Stuart Randell’s tattoo parlor in Fremantle, visitors are greeted with the seemingly unusual.
Catholics across the Archdiocese of Baltimore began celebrating the Year of Faith Oct. 11.
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