| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:07 PM
NOTRE DAME – In response to a question about gay people in the clergy, Pope Francis said on Monday, "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?"
Notre Dame theology and history professors Kathleen...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:11 PM
ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT (AP) — Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday, saying he won't judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returned from his first foreign trip.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:13 AM
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| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet.
However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
He wades into crowds without hesitation, shaking hands and kissing babies. He cracks jokes and delivers unscripted remarks, to the occasional dismay of staffers scrambling to keep up.
Four months in office, Pope Francis is engaged in what seems like a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:24 PM
ROME -- A senior accountant in the Vatican’s finance department, an Italian intelligence agent and a banker were arrested Friday on suspicion of trying to smuggle the equivalent of $26 million into Italy in a private jet as part of a tax-dodging...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
So, was that one small carry-on for a pope, one giant leap for Roman Catholics?
Heading off Monday for his first overseas trip, Pope Francis demonstrated the common touch we heard so much about when he was elected pontiff: He waited in line to board,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:44 AM
ROME --Former Pope Benedict XVI, who shocked the world by resigning in February, has reportedly revealed that God told him to do it during a "mystical experience."
The first pontiff to step down in six centuries, Benedict said, "God told me to," when...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Catholic experts said the selection of Francis was a brilliant choice that recognized the locus of the global church has shifted from Europe to the Southern Hemisphere. The selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic......
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Standing on a sidewalk on Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park selling rosaries, prayer cards and other religious items for her order, Sister Guadalupe Pablo celebrated the new pope -- and his chosen name....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:02 AM
ROME — Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican’s outgoing secretary of state, has denounced what he calls the “crows and vipers” at work within the Vatican and appeared to suggest that former Pope Benedict should share some of the...