New Yorkers Embrace Pope's VisitIn New York, the streets were closed, barricades were everywhere and security was tighter than anybody has ever seen for Pope Francis’ visit to the St. Patrick's Cathedral. But thousands weren’t bothered the detour, instead they embraced the pope’s presence.
Seminary Puts Pope-Inspired Beer On Tap For Francis' StayIt started out as a lark inspired by the frenzy over Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia: a limited-run beer for the local bars with a playful name and a label showing the pontiff raising a gold-hued goblet of the stuff.
Pope Francis Arrives In NYC, Holds Prayer ServiceContinuing his whirlwind tour, Pope Francis arrived in New York City Thursday evening.
Pope's Message Of Unity Resonates With Local LeadersAs Pope Francis stood in front of Congress, he called for various things, among them unity, a message that has stayed with some South Florida leaders.
Local Students Impressed By Pope's MessageIt was a packed house at Belen Jesuit as students and faculty watched Pope Francis address Congress, making history.
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.
Little Girl Shares Immigration Message With PopeA 5-year old girl, passed to Pope Francis for a blessing in Washington, D.C., urged the pontiff to push for immigration reform and give his blessing on the matter.
Catholic Students Watch History Unfold During Pope's VisitWhen Pope Francis stepped out of a Fiat in a driveway at the White House, children at Catholic schools across South Florida watched history unfold in front of them.
Pope Expected To Highlight Hardships Of RefugeesPope Francis will highlight the hardships of refugees during his visit in the U.S. this week.
Pope Plunges Into Climate Change, Religious Rights IssuesPope Francis plunged head first into issues of the day during his visit to Washington, D.C.
Priest Says Too Soon To Tell Pope’s Impact On CubaOne of Pope Francis’ main objectives when he visited Cuba was to create more space for the Catholic Church on the communist island country. Did he do it? One local priest says it is too soon to tell.
Wenski: Pope's Visit Bigger Than PoliticsMiami Archbishop Thomas Wenski was back in Miami on Tuesday but not for long. He was headed to Washington, D.C. along with a a group of pilgrims to see Pope Francis.
Pope Calls For "Revolution Of Tenderness"Pope Francis called on Cubans to rediscover their Catholic heritage and live a "revolution of tenderness," highly evocative words in a country whose 1959 revolution installed an atheist, Communist government that sought to replace the church as the guiding force in people's lives.