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A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being "too liberal," The Hill reports .
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle officially announced the schedule of the pontiff's visit in a press briefing yesterday at the Arzobispado de Manila in Intramuros.
The Pope was recently reported to have said that about 2% of Catholic clergy are paedophiles.
Pianist Paik Kun-woo to perform to celebrate Pope`s visit to Korea . JULY 30, 2014 01:59.
In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly "Viva" July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life: 1. "Live and let live."
The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
With time running out on the Capitol Hill calendar, the lawmakers who crafted the bipartisan measure are getting impatient with Speaker John Boehner .
During an open air mass before around 200,000 people Sunday, Pope Francis called for Christians to be environmentally conscious and to protect nature from criminal abuse and illegal dumping .
Last week, the nation's religious leaders stood up to ask their elected officials to look past politics and see that children - not theoretical abstractions but real, young individuals - are suffering because of inaction by Congress.
Pope Francis has a habit of saying things that are not necessarily in line with the established teaching of the Catholic Church , but his most recent appeal for peace in the Middle East may put him at odds with a centuries-old Catholic theology concerning the proper use of military force.
Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.
Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli In May, Meriam Ibrahim Ishaq was told that she would die for her beliefs.
Archbishop Charles Chaput last week fueled speculation that the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the September 2015 World Meeting of Families.
Pope Francis will be driven around the Korean capital in a Kia Soul when he visits next month, a government official said Friday.
Pope Francis made an emotional plea for peace on Sunday in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square.
In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 07:44 am
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