Dallas Diocese 'Grateful' For Pope Francis' New Vatican Laws On Reporting Sexual Abuse, Cover-UpsPope Francis laid out new Vatican laws on Thursday about how Catholic clergy around the world should report allegations of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the church.
Pope Urges Young People To Raise Their Voices In Palm Sunday AddressThe pope's message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic church.
Pope Prays For Harvey Flood VictimsPope Francis on Sunday said that he was joining in the suffering of residents of Texas and Louisiana, and cited the "victims, thousands of homeless and the enormous property damage."
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.
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 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 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.
Top 10 Reasons To Vacation In Rome, ItalyThe Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are just a few reasons why you should visit Rome this year.
Best International Destinations For The HolidaysHere's a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.
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.
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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.