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.
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.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Vatican Defrocks 848 Priests In 10 Years For AbuseThe Vatican has released comprehensive statistics for the first time on how it has disciplined priests accused of raping and molesting children
Dallas Bishop Among Crowds On Historic Day Of 4 PopesBishop 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.
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.