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He is renowned for doing things very much his own way, and on Wednesday Pope Francis took two children for a once-in-a-lifetime ride in his Popemobile.
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As the faithful descend on Rome for the double canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII, critics say the two popes were pushed through to sainthood without a thorough vetting.
What's it like for the first living ex-pope in 600 years to watch from up close as the successor he enabled dismantles his legacy? His name is still Benedict, 15 months after he renounced the papacy.
In his address for today's Wednesday General Audience , Pope Francis invited pilgrims to reflect on the suffering and the wounds of Jesus, especially as Christians prepare to commemorate Good Friday, the day Jesus was crucified.
The washing of the feet during Holy Thursday's Catholic Mass is a call for all to be of service to others, according to a Belleville leader.
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Artists accused of blasphemy after depicting the Pope being breastfed in controversial famous people montage... but you have to look hard to spot it 'It offends the religious feelings of millions of people and is insulting to both Father Rydzyk and the late Pope,' Nowak claims The art group has defended the image as 'little more than cartoons with ... (more)
Pope Francis greets 11-year-olds Livio Bastianelli, right, and Davide Maria Bianchi after inviting them on the pope-mobile during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
As Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, the future pope dragged the hidden problem of human slavery into broad daylight.
The Last Confession delves into the most highly guarded institution in the world to explore the mystery shrouding the sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978.
Gonzalo Orquin's controversial photo series 'Si, Quiero' showed gay, lesbian, and straight couples kissing in front of the altars of Italian churches.
A British Catholic journalist has said she was astonished when major world news outlets mistook an Vatican April Fool's report she wrote for a genuine news story.
Peter Robinson has said that he would be prepared to meet the Pope if he was to visit Northern Ireland.
The recognition of these two giant figures as saints is a joyous occasion, to be sure.
A half-million-dollar renovation to the "weekend" home of the archbishop of Newark has sparked a major controversy, raising questions about how money donated by church members is being used.
Pope Francis on Friday asked forgiveness "for the damage" that abusive priests have inflicted on children and pledged that the Catholic Church "will not take one step backward" in efforts to address the crisis.