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Pope Francis yesterday observed the first anniversary of his pontificate in the silence of a spiritual retreat, accompanied by Cardinals, Bishops and priests of the Roman Curia.
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Religious newspapers, magazines, and broadcasters have seen a boom in revenue since the election of Pope Francis one year ago, with interest in the pontiff buoyed by his personal and telegenic approach, The Wall Street Journal reports .
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he has invited Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress when he visits the United States.
Speaker John Boehner invited Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress, saying the Holy Father has "awakened hearts on every continent."
By popely standards, this Pope Francis is pretty hip. The Catholic church must agree because, in an effort to capitalize on his pope-ularity, there's a new weekly grocery store fanzine - complete with a glossy pinup of the pontiff called "Il Mio Papa" or "My Pope."
Pope Francis will spend the first anniversary of his election in a spiritual retreat, far from the adoring crowds in Rome and the tension within the Church hierarchy that have defined the last year.
Pope Francis wants you to know he is not a superhero . On the other hand, he is probably just the most popular pontiff ever.
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.