St. Peter’s Square
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.
A Priest from Connecticut is the man who took over the duties as “English-language voice of the Vatican” from a beloved Philadelphia native.
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.
The 115 voting cardinals will need at least one more day to decide the new leader of the Catholic Church. The conclave cast its first ballot for a pope Tuesday night and the smoke was black.