Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful on Tuesday that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest exhortation on the environment ahead of his eagerly-awaited encyclical on climate change and its effects on the world’s most vulnerable.
San Francisco City Hall will be lit up in the colors of the Armenian flag Friday to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide under the Ottoman Empire.
The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.
A mystery buyer is now the proud new owner of the Pope’s iPad.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
After SF Cathedral Skewered For Dousing Homeless With Water, Pope Launches Homeless Tours Of Sistine Chapel
Just a week after San Francisco Catholic leaders were forced to issue an apology for installing sprinklers to douse the homeless sleeping in St. Mary’s Cathedral doorsteps, Pope Francis has gone the other direction, inviting the homeless to tour the Sistine Chapel.
Pulitzer prize-winning historian and author, Garry Wills, on the dichotomy of the Catholic Church under the papacy of Pope Francis and his affect on social change within the church’s traditional constraints.
Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”
The Vatican did something it has never done before by giving a group of U.S. gay and lesbian Catholics VIP seats at Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Wednesday.
LGBT Catholics Embraced By San Jose Diocese In Light Of Pope Francis’ Progressive Stance On Gay Community
At St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church in San Jose, the sign says all are welcome. But sometimes that’s a tough sell for members of the LGBT community.