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The Gladiator star has been avidly tweeting at Pope Francis, asking for a screening for his upcoming film Noah .
A group that promotes separation of church and state is protesting an invitation Green Bay's mayor extended to Pope Francis.
VATICAN CITY, March 7 .- In lengthy excerpts of an interview published in an Italian newspaper, Benedict XVI speaks of his time collaborating with John Paul II, highlighting the deceased Pope's sanctity and commitment to the truth.
From his simple sound bites to his breaking of Vatican rules, Pope Francis has made being Catholic cool in his first year.
Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri has so far survived calls for his resignation or removal by Pope Francis.
Like it or not, organized religion still has a role to play in LGBT causes. It's time it entered the 21st century Yesterday, a groundbreaking resolution was reached in the case of the Rev.
Pope Francis' namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, founded his order of mendicant friars in the 13th century after receiving a calling from God to "rebuild my church."
Some 800 years later, St. Francis' followers are rebuilding his church in the ancient tradition of door-to-door begging that St. Francis championed - but with a very modern twist.
A reliquary containing the relics of franciscan friars bears an icon of St. Francis of Assisi in a cell of the convent of San Francesco a Ripa where St. Francis of Assisi was believed to live when visiting Rome, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
Outspoken abuse campaigner Christine Buckley has written to the Pope expressing her outrage at his "apparently apathetic approach to heinous acts of depravity" carried out by members of the clergy.
Dr. William A. Donohue, PhD, took issue over the weekend with my dotCommonweal post about Pope Francis's inadequate response to the sex-abuse crisis.
On the one year anniversary of the pope's election, Francis is the darling of the globe-but he does have his critics from liberals and reformers to hard-core Catholics.
It's been a breathtaking year since Benedict XVI became the first pope in centuries to resign, and was replaced by the first pontiff from the Americas.
Pope Francis has suggested that the Vatican could support gay civil unions in the future, according to one of the church's most senior cardinals.
Pope Francis currently plans to visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem, May 24-26.
A Maltese economist tapped by Pope Francis to help lead a new finance council says the pope's reforms will ensure that the sort of scandal which erupted last summer, involving a Vatican accountant allegedly enmeshed in a John le Carr-esque plot to smuggle millions in cash, becomes a thing of the past.