Pope Francis On Easter: Cling To Faith Despite Wars, Sickness, HatredIn an impromptu Easter Sunday speech, Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people to hold fast in their “fearful hearts” to faith despite all the wars, sickness and hatred in the world, acknowledging that many wonder where God is amid so much evil and suffering.
New Dallas Bishop To Officially Take His PostThe celebration continues in Dallas on Thursday as the area's newest bishop officially takes his post. Hundreds of Catholic leaders from as far away as Rome will be in town for the installation.
Pope Records Video Message For Fans Attending Super BowlIn a papal first, Pope Francis has recorded a video message that will be shown to tens of thousands of fans during Sunday's Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons.
Pope Francis' Christmas Message Wishes Peace For Troubled WorldPope Francis has wished Christmas peace for people scarred by wars and those who lost loved ones to terrorism that he says is sowing “fear and death” in many cities and countries.
Pope Francis Celebrates Christmas Eve Mass In Packed St. Peter's BasilicaPope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass in a packed St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday, rounding out a year marked by his pleas for the world to better protect innocents caught up in wars, migrations and abject poverty.
Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop For The Diocese Of DallasPope Francis has reportedly named Edward J. Burns to serve as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas.
Pope OKs Martyrdom Decree For U.S. Priest Killed In GuatemalaPope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr.
Pope Praises Latinos, Immigrants In Remarks To U.S. ChurchPope Francis praised Latino contributions to the country in a message to U.S. Roman Catholic bishops, a week after Donald Trump was elected president and on the day the prelates put a Mexican-born archbishop in line to be their leader.
Former Head Of The Dallas Catholic Diocese Named CardinalHe was shocked when he learned of his selection with the rest of the world while watching Pope Francis' Angelus webcast early Sunday.
Pope Francis Taps Dallas Native To Lead Lubbock DiocesePope Francis has named Reverend Monsignor Robert Coerver of St. Rita Catholic Church in Dallas as the new Bishop of Lubbock.
Pope Taps Dallas Bishop To Head New Vatican Office For FamiliesPope Francis has named an American, Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell, to head the new Vatican office for families and laity.
Pope Francis Makes His Debut On InstagramPope Francis is expanding his presence on social media with an Instagram account.