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Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24
May 04 2017
President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican and meet with Pope Francis May 24 as part of his first foreign trip as president.

Pope advances sainthood causes of U.S. priest, Vietnamese cardinal
May 04 2017
Father Casey (1870-1957) was known for his great faith, humility and compassion and for his ministry as spiritual counselor.

Belgian Brothers to allow euthanasia for nonterminal psych patients
May 03 2017
Carine Brochier is certain that political and financial pressure was exerted on the Brothers of Charity Group to allow euthanasia.

Pope: U.S., North Korea need diplomatic solution to escalating tensions
Apr 30 2017
A diplomatic solution must be found to the escalating tension between North Korea and the United States, Pope Francis told journalists.

True faith means loving others to the extreme, pope tells Egypt's Catholics
Apr 30 2017
The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said.

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, urge unity for peace
Apr 28 2017
Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros walked in a short procession to the Church of St. Peter, where 29 people died and 31 were wounded Dec. 11.

Unmask violence posing as holy, pope tells religious leaders in Egypt
Apr 28 2017
Pope Francis launched a powerful call to condemn religiously inspired hatred as an idolatrous caricature of God.

Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour
Apr 27 2017
Father George ‘Jerry’ Hogan, national circus chaplain for 24 years, celebrated Easter Mass for Ringling circus staff.

Practical Christianity: Pope emphasizes real help for those in need
Apr 27 2017
Pope Francis will lead the new Section for Migrants and Refugees temporarily with the help of two undersecretaries.

Former Ravens quarterback meets Pope Francis
Apr 26 2017
As someone accustomed to the stress of the gridiron, former Ravens' quarterback Jim Harbaugh said he was touched by Pope Francis’ peaceful presence.