Philadelphia Baby, With Rare Brain Tumor & Kissed By Pope, Continues To Make ProgressA Philadelphia family is taking in a special surprise from Pope Francis himself, almost a year after he changed their lives with a simple kiss on the head.
Pope Francis Appoints Local Priest To New High-Profile PositionPope Francis has elevated a veteran priest from the Philadelphia Archdiocese to a new, high-profile role.
Phila. Archdiocese Putting Together A Pilgrimage To Rome To Mark The Year Of MercyFather Dennis Gill says the archdiocese is organizing the trip for early September.
Pope Francis Open To Expanding Women's Role In The ChurchPope Francis appears to be opening a door to a greater role for women in the Catholic Church, agreeing to study re-constituting a clerical office held by both men and women in the early Church.
Pope Says Church Should Study Ordaining Women As DeaconsPope Francis said the Vatican should study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons.
Pope Visits Greek Island Of Lesbos, Takes 3 Families Back To VaticanPope Francis traveled to the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday to meet with migrants and refugees fleeing war and violence in the Middle East and North Africa -- and took 12 of them back to the Vatican aboard the papal plane, the Holy See Press Office said.
How The Pope’s New Perspective Could Change The ChurchSt. Joseph's University theology professor William Madges says some may not have expected the breadth of topics the Pope covered.
Pope To Church: Be More Accepting Of Gays, Lesbians, Divorced CatholicsHe urged priests around the world to be more accepting of gay men and lesbians.
5-Year-Old Girl Losing Sight Gets Blessing From Pope As Part Of Visual Bucket ListPope Francis on Wednesday blessed the eyes of a 5-year-old Ohio girl who suffers from a rare genetic disease that is gradually robbing her of her sight.
Montco Priest Can Forgive Sins Once Reserved For Only The PopeIt's part of the Pope's Year of Mercy in the Church. Msgr. George Majoros is the parochial vicar at Sacred Heart in Bridgeport.
Pope Francis Gains 100,000 Instagram Followers In First HourPope Francis' new account was christened on Saturday with a photo of him kneeling in prayer. The accompanying message said "pray for me" in 9 languages. It was not a selfie.
Pope Francis Getting On InstagramStarting on Saturday you'll be able to find him on Instagram under the name "Franciscus."