Evangelical Churches Booming In Cuba Amid Tensions Fidel Castro's government punished Rev. Juan Francisco Naranjo and sent him to two years of work camp for preaching in Cuba where atheism was law. For years, Naranjo's church was almost abandoned, with just a handful of people daring to attend services.
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.
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.
Pope To Meet With Russian Church Leader In CubaThe Vatican said on Friday that Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a major step to heal the 1000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West.
Homestead: One Of Three Cities To Open Children's Immigration ShelterFlorida is set to join Colorado and New Mexico as locations selected for the U.S. government's new shelters to house young Central American immigrants as part of an effort to deal with a renewed influx of unaccompanied children coming across the border.
Pope Francis Approves Miracle For Mother Teresa's SainthoodPope Francis signed off on the miracle needed for Mother Teresa to become a saint - one of the Catholic Church's highest honors - two decades after her death.
Reform Jews Poised To Pass Transgender ResolutionThe Reform Jewish movement is making some major strides for the transgender community and its all coming down to a resolution they want passed.
Man Pushes To Invoke Satan During County MeetingA South Florida man is pushing to be allowed to invoke Satan during a county meeting.
Pope Francis Wraps Up Joyful US Visit With Big Open-Air MassPope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S. visit to be open to "miracles of love," closing out his joyful six-day trip with a message of hope for families, consolation for victims of child sexual abuse and a warning to America's bishops.
Pope Meets With Family Who Drove 13,000 Miles To See HimPope Francis has met with a family who made a 13,000-mile trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van.
Pope Visits Philadelphia, Extols America's Founding IdealsPope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday for the final leg of his U.S. visit — a festive weekend devoted to celebrating Catholic families.