A longtime New Jersey congressman will be among a bipartisan group of federal leaders heading to the Vatican this week for the investiture of Pope Francis.
It’s a new dawn for the Catholic Church and as the sun rose in Horsham, parishioners made their way into St. Catherine of Siena.
Pope Francis may be walking in “the shoes of the fisherman” but in his case, they’re black and not Benedict’s traditional red, signifying the earthly responsibilities of the church.
The past 5 days have been an exhilarating journey; to Rome and home again, the election of the first Latin American Pope, and experiencing it all looking into the lense of a television camera.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput says he’s excited about the election of Pope Francis, and he urges Catholics to rejoice.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.
Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pope in a remarkably fast conclave.
Former NBA great Dennis Rodman is in Rome closely following the election process of the new Pope and he spoke with Eyewitness News Wednesday.
Bishop David O’Connell of the Diocese of Trenton says each new pope extends a line of succession dating back to the establishment of the church itself.
The cardinals of the Catholic Church will enter the conclave on Tuesday, following a morning mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope.