U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Speaking at a general audience Wednesday Pope Francis said that the use of corporal punishment was acceptable, with certain conditions.
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
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Bishop Kevin Farrell of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas was among an estimated 800,000 people who watched as two 20th-century popes were elevated to sainthood Sunday morning.
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Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
Pope Francis named Monsignor Michael Olson, 47, the fourth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth on Tuesday.
Pope Francis has blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders visiting the Vatican.
Pope Francis has appointed the auxiliary bishop of Dallas, Mark J. Seitz, the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso.
Pope Francis is using his Twitter account to ask followers to pray for the victims of Wedneday’s fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the small Texas town of West.
An exhibit of personal items from the life and work of Pope John Paul II has opened in West Texas amid the fascination with new Pope Francis.