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3 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Pope Francis looks on during an audience with beneficiaries and volunteers of the Santa Marta pediatric dispensary in Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican on December 14, 2013.
Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
He's Time magazine's Person of the Year, the most talked about topic on Facebook and the most popular baby namesake in Italy.
11 hrs ago | Herald Star Online
The staff at Nelson Fine Arts and Gifts are hoping Pope Francis personally sees a special 4-foot tall birthday card containing 22,000 signatures and prayers sent to the pontiff last week.
15 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Pope Francis celebrates his 77th birthday on Tuesday. Linda Wertheimer talks to the recently elected head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, about the pope's recent statements on global economics.
19 hrs ago | CBC News
Pope Francis and Archbishop Konrad Krajewski welcome homeless men at the Vatican to celebrate Francis's 77th birthday.
Leave it to the Fighting Irish to vanquish the sheepish, the snobbish and the priggish.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington was appointed Monday to the Congregation for Bishops.
Timothy Dolan In contrast to the words of Pope Francis - who said "Who am I to judge?" - Cardinal Timothy Dolan maintains that the Roman Catholic Church hasn't revised anything about its opposition to homosexuality.
Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's square for his weekly audience on December 4, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican.
Jonathan Karl was a terrible moderator. He ignored Cokie Roberts when she attempted to get into the discussion to add substantive input.
The relationship between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches is very important to Pope Francis, said the president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
When Rush Limbaugh recently labeled Pope Francis' statements on Catholic social justice "pure Marxism," everyone jumped to the wrong conclusion.
Ten days before Christmas 1960, two fellow soldiers and I rented a Volkswagen in Stuttgart, Germany, and headed for midnight Mass with then Pope John XXIII in Rome.
Other notable quotations on Fred Shapiro's eighth-annual list included Pope Francis' urging that the Catholic Church reduce emphasizing hot-button issues like abortion, a Republican governor insisting on changes in his party and a Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban calling for a campaign against illiteracy, poverty and terrorism.
Pope Francis, responding to conservative criticisms that his economic and social ideas smack of communism, said in an Italian newspaper interview on Sunday that he is not a Marxist but that even Marxists can be good people.
Rome's St. Zeno chapel was built by Pope St. Paschal I in honor of his mother. The ceiling, a gold mosaic, was intended as an interpretation of heaven.