Vatican Confirms Philadelphia To Host World Meeting Of FamiliesA big announcement out of the Vatican this morning, and it has to do with Philadelphia.
Still No Resignation Tweet From Pope BenedictHis resignation shocked the world, but Pope Benedict has still not made an official resignation Tweet.
Overwhelming Shock In The Catholic World After Pope's ResignationThe scheduling of the Conclave -- the meeting of the College of Cardinals to elect a new Pope -- is still in the works.
Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope's ResignationPhiladelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict's resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.
Pope Benedict XVI To Resign Effective February 28thPope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on—the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.
Pope Benedict Takes To Social Media To Spread The FaithHoping priests will follow his digital example, Pope Benedict is urging church leaders to spread the faith to the next generation on social media.