Pope Speeds Up, Simplifies Process for Marriage Annulments
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Pope Speeds Up, Simplifies Process for Marriage Annulments

NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis radically reformed the process for…

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Pope: Priests in Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin of Abortion’
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Pope: Priests in Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin of Abortion’

FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of…

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TV Depiction of Colombia’s Only Saint Angers Her Devotees
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TV Depiction of Colombia’s Only Saint Angers Her Devotees

JACOBO GARCIA, Associated Pres BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television…

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Pope’s ‘Homecoming’ Tour Moves from Ecuador to Bolivia
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Pope’s ‘Homecoming’ Tour Moves from Ecuador to Bolivia

(Reuters) – Pope Francis showed his sense of humor during the last few hours of…

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Rick Santorum’s Ugly Pope Francis Bashing: Why the Catholic in the GOP Field Keeps Maligning Other Catholics
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Rick Santorum’s Ugly Pope Francis Bashing: Why the Catholic in the GOP Field Keeps Maligning Other Catholics

  (Salon) – In 2012, long-ago Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum got attention as the only…

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Pope Accepts Resignation of Bishop Who Didn’t Report Abuse
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Pope Accepts Resignation of Bishop Who Didn’t Report Abuse

NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press MARGARET STAFFORD, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis…

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Notre Dame President Credited for Transforming School Dies
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Notre Dame President Credited for Transforming School Dies

TOM COYNE, Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the…

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Pope Francis is Poised to Change Catholicism Forever
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Pope Francis is Poised to Change Catholicism Forever

  ROME (Crux Now) — Because he’s such a beguiling media personality, Pope Francis says…

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Pope Orders Bishops to Cooperate with Sex Abuse Commission
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Pope Orders Bishops to Cooperate with Sex Abuse Commission

  (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Thursday ordered Roman Catholic bishops around the world to…

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Pope Praises Big Families After ‘Like Rabbits’ Remark
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Pope Praises Big Families After ‘Like Rabbits’ Remark

NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis praised big families on Wednesday…

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