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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.
Pope Wraps Up NYC Trip With Mass At Madison Square GardenWith a Mass for 18,000 people in a New York City arena, Pope Francis wrapped up a day that took him from the global spotlight of the United Nations to a classroom where he got impromptu coaching from a fourth-grader on using a touch screen.
Pope Decries Environmental Damage, Then Visits Ground ZeroPope Francis stood in front 100 world leaders and diplomats at the United Nations on Friday, telling them that there is a "right of the environment" and humans have no authority to abuse it then later paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 at ground zero.
Pope Francis Receives Positive Reaction For Hot-Button Issues Catholics around the world are reacting to Pope Francis' recent remarks that the church has become too focused on "small-minded rules" on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. So far, may of the reactions have been positive.