Archbishop Says Pope Knew About U.S. Cardinal's AbusesThe retired Vatican ambassador to the United States is accusing Pope Francis of long knowing about the disgraced former archbishop of Washington and ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's alleged sexual abuse of young seminarians.
Pope On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: We Abandoned The Little OnesPope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades.
Pope Condemns Use Of The Death Penalty
Respected U.S. Cardinal's Sex Scandal Raises Questions, Forces Pope's HandRevelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew — and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.
Pope Appoints Bishop Outspoken On Immigration To San Jose DiocesePope Francis appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú on Wednesday to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.
Pope: Abortion Is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi CrimesPope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.
Pope Warns Against 'Fake News,' Likens It To 'Crafty Serpent' In GenesisPope Francis released a message condemning "fake news," saying that it's a "sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred."
Pope Francis Performs Mid-Flight Wedding Ceremony For Flight Attendant CouplePope Francis has married a couple of flight attendants on board a flight from Santiago, Chile, to the northern city of Iquique.
Pope Francis Urges Trump To Rethink DACA DecisionPope Francis is urging President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
Lott, NFL Legends Moved By Papal VisitNFL and Bay Area football legend Ronnie Lott stared across the line of scrimmage at some of the game's greatest players, but none were a match for the pair of eyes returning his glaze Wednesday.
Message Of Peace During Pope-Trump Meeting
Search For Common Ground As Pope Francis Meets President TrumpPresident Donald Trump and Pope Francis share a trait that adds drama to their first meeting Wednesday: unpredictability.
Pope Francis Repeats Message Of 'Bridges Not Walls' Amid Trump's BanPope Francis repeated his appeal for people to build bridges of understanding, not walls.
Pope Francis Extends Permission On Abortion ForgivenessPope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely the special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.
Vatican Ceremony For Mother Teresa Sainthood Expected To Draw CrowdsPope Francis will lead a Sunday morning canonization ceremony in the square which is expected to draw huge crowds of faithful and other admirers of Mother Teresa.