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.
Philadelphia Welcomed Pope Francis 1 Year Ago TodayThe pope came to Philadelphia to celebrate the closing of the World Meeting of Families event.
Mother Teresa Declared Saint Before Huge Crowds At VaticanMother Teresa, a Catholic nun who devoted her life to helping India's poor, has been declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Mark Zuckerberg Gives Pope Francis A DroneMark Zuckerberg handed over a Facebook drone when he, and his wife Priscilla Chan, met Pope Francis on Monday.
Pope Says Schools Shouldn't Teach Children That Gender Is ChosenPope Francis has denounced the teaching of gender identity to young children in schools, calling it terrible.
Pope Francis Creates Commission To Study Female DeaconsPope Francis has created a commission to study the historical role of female deacons in the Catholic Church.
Catholic League Attempts To Clarify Pope's Call For Apology To Gays And LesbiansBill Donohue of the Catholic League attempted to clarify statements made by Pope Francis calling for an apology to gays and lesbians.
Pope Says Christians Should Apologize To Gay PeopleThe comments came during a news conference aboard the papal plane.
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.