U.S. Catholic Bishops Elect Texas Cardinal To Top PostThe nation's Roman Catholic bishops elected a Texas cardinal Tuesday as their new president, choosing him to guide their relationship with the new Trump administration and represent them to the Vatican.
Pope Francis Makes His Debut On InstagramPope Francis is expanding his presence on social media with an Instagram account.
Vatican: Mother Teresa To Be Made A Saint In SeptemberPope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church's merciful side.
Cardinal: Pope's Following Looming Execution Case In TexasVienna's cardinal says he is in touch with a man condemned to die in Texas, and that Pope Francis is following the case, too.
North Texas Catholics Heading To Rome For Dual CanonizationPope Francis will make history Sunday at the Vatican. He will grant sainthood to Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. The joint ceremony will be the first dual canonization in the church's more than 2,000-year history.
Conclave Competitions, Pope TV, Tweets & Sistine BracketsYou’ve signed up for sale alerts from department and grocery stores, CBSDFW.COM news and weather alerts, and trending video signals… now you can also get online notifications and texts centered on the selection of the next pope.
Conclave To Elect New Pope May Start Sooner Than ExpectedThe Vatican is raising the possibility that the conclave to elect the next pope might start earlier than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15-20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant.
Dallas Bishop & Parishioners React To Papal ResignationThe papal shockwaves rippled across the world -- all the way to North Texas. News that Pope Benedict is resigning surprised the world. At first, Bishop Kevin Farrell, of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, thought the whole thing was a joke.