Immigration will be "one of the most important themes" of the pope's visit, the cardinal said in an interview with the Vatican television center on the eve of the trip.
Pope Francis has named Bishop James V. Johnston of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as the new bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph in the same state.
Pastors in the Archdiocese of New York are conducting distinctive raffles to distribute the limited tickets allocated for the Sept. 25 papal Mass.
Asked what he might ask Pope Francis were he to be a guest on his new show, Stephen Colbert replied, “I would ask him about how love leads him to joy, or does love lead…
Colleges throughout the country are busy preparing for the pope's visit, but none more than in the three cities where the pope is visiting.
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.