Pope In Portugal To Canonize Siblings Who Saw Virgin Mary Pope Francis and up to one million pilgrims are in Portugal to celebrate a special anniversary at one of the Roman Catholic Church's most sacred shrines
Pope Francis Shares Hopeful Message In Surprise TED TalkPope Francis spoke about the need for unity during a surprise Ted Talk. The pope told the audience in Vancouver that the future is not just in the hands of politicians and great leaders but in the hands of all people.
Pope Francis Dismisses Priest Who Stole $300K From Bishop, HospitalPope Francis dismissed a Roman Catholic priest convicted of stealing $300,000 from a bishop, a hospital and a deceased priest's estate.
Pope Francis Steps Into Pipeline Dispute Pope Francis says indigenous groups should be able to allow or deny economic activity that would affect their ancestral bands. It's a view that conflicts with the Trump administration that is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline despite opposition from American Indians.
Pope Records Video Message For Fans Attending Super BowlLook out, Lady Gaga, Vatican City is joining the Super Bowl frenzy.
Pope Puts American Priest On Possible Path To SainthoodPope Francis is putting an American priest on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr.
Pope Francis Allows Priests To Absolve "Grave Sin" Of Abortion- Pope Francis is now allowing all priests to absolve what they consider to be the "grave sin" of abortion.
Mother Teresa To Become Saint In Vatican CityPope Francis is set to declare Mother Teresa a saint, just two decades after her death.
Pope Taps American To Head New Vatican Office For FamiliesPope Francis has named an American to head the Vatican's office for family and laity. It's a move meant to bring a more pastoral bent to the Vatican's bureaucracy.
Unreleased Writings by Mother Teresa To Be Published A collection of unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is set to be published in August - weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner will be canonized.
Pope: Sanders Encounter Sign Of Good Manners, 'Nothing More'Pope Francis said his meeting with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was a sign of good manners and "nothing more."
Bernie Sanders' Meeting With Pope Francis A "Real Honor"Bernie Sanders 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, he told the Associated Press.