Private rooms at Pope's summer residence open to public
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy - Private rooms at the pope's summer residence in Castel Gandolfo will open to the public from Saturday at the request of Pope Francis, who has never holidayed there in more than three years as pontiff.
Pope raises 'gaucho priest' and 6 others to sainthood
Pope Francis proclaimed seven new saints on Sunday, including Argentina's "gaucho priest" who served as an inspiration for the pontiff, and two people who died for their faith.
Pope appoints new bishop for Tagbilaran
Pope Francis has chosen a new pastor to lead the Diocese of Tagbilaran in Bohol.
For the 3rd time, Pope Francis names new cardinals
Pope Francis on Sunday promoted 17 Roman Catholic prelates from around the world to the high rank of cardinal, including 13 who are under 80 years old and thus eligible to succeed him one day.
Pope, in surprise visit, comforts survivors of Italian earthquake
ROME - Pope Francis made a surprise visit on Tuesday to towns and villages devastated by an earthquake that killed nearly 300 people in central Italy in August, comforting residents who lost everything and praying together for the dead.
Pope says respect gays and transsexuals, questions gender theory
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis said on Sunday that homosexuals and transsexuals should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable "indoctrination" of young people.
No more violence in God's name, Pope says on visit to mosque
Pope Francis visited a mosque in overwhelmingly Muslim Azerbaijan on Sunday and told leaders of all faiths that God should never be used to justify fundamentalism.
Pope calls for Christian unity on Caucasus peace tour
Pope Francis on Saturday called for Christian unity as he visited the seat of Georgia's ancient Orthodox Church on the second day of his peace mission to the volatile Caucasus region.
Pope Francis, religious leaders, nakiisa sa World Day of Prayer and Peace
Nagtipon-tipon ang mga world religious leaders para sa pagdiriwang ng World day of Prayer and Peace.
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint
(UPDATED) Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday.