Pope Francis Offers Guidance For A Better Future In New Book: 'Let Us Dream'The following excerpt from “Let Us Dream” (available now) features reflections from Pope Francis on the toll the pandemic has taken on the elderly and ways we can all better serve these beloved members of our families and communities.
'I Don't Think It's A Very Big Surprise': Philly LGBTQ Activist Applauds Pope Francis' Endorsement Of Same-Sex Civil UnionsIn a stunning turn of Vatican doctrine, Pope Francis is endorsing same-sex civil unions for the first time.
Young Man Who Sang For Pope Francis In Philadelphia Heading To Yale UniversityPhiladelphia's own Bobby Hill is now experiencing another life-changing moment.
Pope Francis Issues New Law Mandating Reporting Of Sex Abuse To Church, Not PoliceAbuse victims and their advocates said the law was a step forward, but not nearly enough.
Vatican Defends Pope Against 'Blasphemous' Cover-Up ClaimsA top Vatican cardinal issued a scathing rebuke Sunday of the ambassador who accused Pope Francis of covering up the sexual misconduct of a prominent American cardinal, saying his claims were a "blasphemous" political hit job.
Pope Francis Approves Study Of Vatican Archives Into McCarrick ScandalThe Vatican knew as early as 2000 that seminarians reported McCarrick pressured them to sleep with him.
Pope Francis Expresses 'Pain And Shame' Over Catholic Church Sexual Abuse ScandalIn a speech Saturday, Pope Francis expressed “pain and shame” over the sexual abuse of children by catholic priests.
Pope On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: 'We Abandoned The Little Ones'Pope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades, writing "we showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them."
Baby Kissed By Pope Defies Odds By Beating Brain Tumor As Her Foundation Donates $50,000 To CHOPThe Holy Father didn’t realize she had a debilitating brain tumor but the story made headlines and the tumor eventually disappeared.
Vatican Condemns Sex Abuse Described In Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report, Says Pope Francis Is On Victims' SideThe Vatican responded on Thursday to a Pennsylvania grand jury report that detailed decades of sexual abuses by priests and cover-ups by bishops, calling the accusations described in the report "criminal and morally reprehensible."
Villanova Coach Jay Wright Gifts Pope Francis A Signed Team BasketballVillanova dean and professor Mark Alexander shared a handful of photos from the trip to Rome on his Twitter.
Archmere Academy Mastersingers Prepping For Pope Francis PerformanceAn elite group of choir members from Archmere Academy are practicing for a special international performance.
Pope Francis Urges World's Youth To "Face Your Fears Honestly"After thousands of people protested at the March for Our Lives, Pope Francis called on the world's youth to continue speaking out.
As Easter Approaches, Pope Francis Blessed Thousands On Palm SundayBelievers gathered on Sunday morning for mass in Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican City in Rome.
Vatican, Pope Francis Honor 28 Philadelphians For Exceptional ServicePope Francis approved the special honors for 28 individuals.