Pope Francis Highlights Arms Trade In Easter SermonPope Francis delivered the traditional Easter Sunday Mass sermon in Rome on Sunday with a call for an end to the "horror and death" in Syria and prayed for Jesus to help world leaders end the arms trade.
Pope Francis Opens Free Laundromat In RomePope Francis has opened a laundromat for homeless people.
US Attorney's Office: Teen Plotted To Assassinate Pope Francis During Philly VisitThe U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement that 17-year-old Santos Colon Jr. of Lindenwold, New Jersey, pleaded guilty as an adult in Camden federal court on one count of attempting to provide material support to terrorists.
Pope Signals He's Open To Married Catholic Men Becoming PriestsPope Francis has said he is open to married men becoming priests to combat the Roman Catholic Church's shortage of clergy.
Founding Member Of Commission Created By Pope To Protect Minors From Sex Abuse QuitsMarie Collins, who was sexually abused by a priest as a teenager, was tired of what she called “constant setbacks” in her work on a panel set up by the pope to protect minors from sex abuse.
Pope Francis Pens Letter To President Trump, Sends Best WishesPope Francis congratulated President Trump on his inauguration in a letter.
Pope Celebrates 80th Birthday, Invites Homeless To BreakfastPope Francis celebrated his 80th birthday Saturday by sharing breakfast with eight homeless people inside the Vatican.
Pro-Choice Catholics Welcome Pope's Extension On Abortion ForgivenessCatholics for Choice president Jon O'Brien believes the Pope is taking a "much more pastoral, rather than political approach."
Pope Francis Extends Catholic Priests' Right To Forgive AbortionIt continues a special dispensation granted last year for duration of the Year of Mercy, which finished Sunday.
New Cardinal Close By, But Still No Red Hat For Philly ArchbishopThe appointment of a new leader for the nearby Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey is causing some ripples in church politics as far south as Philadelphia.
Popemobile II For Sale In PhiladelphiaThis one is one of two that Pope Francis was driven around town in last year during his 2 day visit.
Brotherly Love: Famous Visitor Inspires County's Food DriveLast year, Pope Francis stayed at St. Charles Borromeo seminary in Lower Merion for a night and Montgomery County officials wanted to give the visiting pontiff a tangible thank-you.