Pope Praises US Bishops' Response To Abuse, Angering VictimsPope Francis praised American bishops on Wednesday for their "generous commitment" to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits.
Pope Meets Privately With Religious Order Suing Obama AdministrationPope Francis had a private meeting Wednesday night with the Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious order that is suing the Obama administration over a requirement in the Affordable Care Act that employers provide health insurance that covers birth control.
Pope Canonizes 18th-Century Missionary; Not Everyone HappyAn 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
Pope Plunges Into Climate Change, Religious Rights IssuesPope Francis plunged head first into issues of the day during his visit to Washington, D.C.
Pope Francis Arrives In The US, Faces A Polarized CountryPope Francis arrived in the United States Tuesday afternoon, a first for the pontiff.
Security No.1 Priority For Pope's U.S. Visit\Pope Francis took off from Cuba Tuesday, headed for the United States where the biggest concern for his trip to three cities is safety.
Focus On South Florida: One-on-One with Miami Archbishop Thomas WenskiIn just a few days, the eye of much of the world will be on Pope Francis as he celebrates, in Rome, his first Christmas mass as Pontiff. Michele takes us on a personal journey to the spiritual sanctuary of Saint Francis, the Saint whose namesake Pope Francis chose.
Pope Francis Begins Day In PrayerOn his first full day as the Roman Catholic Church’s new Holy Father, Pope Francis began his morning in prayer at the St. Mary Major basilica, Rome’s main basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
S. Fla. Businessman Provided Blessed Bedding For Pope's Cuba TripBeing the spiritual leader of one billion Catholics worldwide can be tiring. So when 84-year-old Pope Benedict XVI travels to Cuba to celebrate masses, meet with the country’s leaders, and bless ordinary Cubans, the church wants to make sure the pontiff will be well rested.
Something Extra: Will This Pope Make A Difference In Cuba?Hope for change is in the air again in Cuba. But for more than five decades, hopes for freedom have been dashed.
Miami Archbishop Ready To Travel With Pope To Cuba Pope Benedict XVI may be preparing to make a trip to Cuba and Mexico as early as the Spring of 2012, and if the Pope makes his way to Cuba the Archbishop of Miami said he will accompany him on his travels.
Report: Pope May Visit Cuba In 2012Pope Benedict XVI may be preparing to make a trip to Cuba and Mexico as early as the Spring of 2012.