Pope Francis held a "virtual town hall" with Catholics in Chicago, Los Angeles and McAllen, Texas, in advance of his Sept. 22-27 visit to the United States.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sept 1 that Pope Francis will ride along the West Drive of Central Park on his way to celebrate Mass at Madison Square Garden.
by Doug Weller SALINA, Kan. (CNS) — Ten years ago, Father Gale Hammerschmidt, then a seminarian, said he had no idea what to expect from Prayer and Action, a summer mission project he helped launch.…
A 225-foot tall hand-painted billboard welcomes the pope, who will be in New York, Sept. 24-26.
"Today's like the best day ever," said fourth-grader Farida Mintoumba upon the news that she's been chosen to meet the pope.
Pope Francis will need a popemobile in Washington, New York and Philadelphia, and besides, "there is always a reserve" in case of malfunction.
While pig wrestling may be history, it remains entrenched in the hearts of many.
Like the man himself, his images have become both a source of inspiration and of controversy.
The Conference of Major Superiors of Men overwhelmingly passed a resolution Aug. 7 committing to "a deeper engagement" to protect the earth and "cherish all creation."
Pope Francis, during his Sept. 26 speech at Independence Hall will use the lectern that was most famously used by President Abraham Lincoln when he gave his Gettysburg Address.