ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT — Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.
Pope Francis has taken off from Rio de Janeiro's international airport, ending a weeklong visit to Brazil that drew an estimated 3 million people onto the sands of Copacabana beach on his final day. -AP
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
Biker culture came to the Vatican on Sunday as Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders celebrating the manufacturer's 110th anniversary with a loud parade and plenty of leather.
Thundering Harley engines nearly drowned out the Latin recitation of the "Our Father"…
Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.
Tout le journalism monde has descended on Rome since Pope Benedict XVI's surprise retirement last month. The ensuing Vatican intrigue has been appropriately sumptuous: Was it the gay cabal? Blackmail? Did the butler do it?
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Black smoke has poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney, signaling that cardinals have failed to elect a pope on their first try.
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There's talk that Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas may be moving
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is making it easier for Anglicans to
convert to Roman Catholicism — a surprise move designed to entice
traditionalists opposed to women priests, openly gay clergy and the
blessing of same-sex unions.
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VATICAN CITY — A 19th-century priest whose courageous work with
leprosy patients in Hawaii has been likened to the efforts of those
battling the stigma of AIDS was elevated to sainthood Sunday by
Pope Benedict XVI, along with four other Catholics he hailed as
heroes of holiness.