News: Pope Francis
Pope Francis is coming to US, Philadelphia archbishop says - Washington Post
Pope Francis is coming to US, Philadelphia archbishop says
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput announced that Pope Francis accepted an invitation to visit the City of Brotherly Love next year. “Pope Francis has told me that he is coming,” Chaput said at the opening Mass of the Tekakwitha Conference in ...
Pope Francis to visit Philly for World Meeting of Families
The Explainer: can Pope Francis be the protector of persecuted Christians?
Vatican: No confirmation of Pope Francis visit to Philly
Report: Pope Francis to Visit US in 2015
Pope Francis has long been rumored to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next September, and now Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput says Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to join the gathering, according to a report by ...
Report: Pope Francis to visit USA next year
Report: Pope Francis To Attend World Meeting Of Families In Philly In 2015
Pope Francis Says He'll Attend World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia: Report
Sudanese Christian woman who faced death for faith meets Pope Francis
Los Angeles Times
A Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith flew to Italy on Thursday and met with Pope Francis. Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death by a court in Khartoum, Sudan, in May for illegally abandoning ...
Christian Meriam Ibrahim Meets Pope Francis After Escaping Sudan
Sudanese woman spared death for apostasy meets Pope Francis
Photos: Pope Francis' Touching Meeting With Sudanese Christian Woman Who ...
Today's lunch special in the Vatican cafeteria: Pope Francis!
Washington Post (blog)
Popes: They're just like us! Pope Francis wandered into the Vatican's employee canteen "like a thunderbolt out of the blue" Friday after apparently deciding that he'd like to eat lunch alongside the Vatican's staff. Francis, Vatican Radio said, waited ...
Pope Francis stuns diners at Vatican cafeteria
Pope Francis lines up, mingles, eats lunch at Vatican canteen
Pope Francis Enjoys Casual Cafeteria Lunch With Surprised Vatican Workers ...
Pope Francis to visit Mafia stronghold this weekend
Incensed about the loss of innocent life in his immediate surroundings, Pope Francis plans to travel to the Mafia stronghold of Caserta, near Naples this weekend in an effort to set things right. The murder of three-year-old Nicola "Coco" Campolongo, a ...
Meriam Ibrahim, finally freed from Sudan, meets with Pope Francis
Religion News Service
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis met Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman spared a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, at the Vatican on Thursday (July 24) after she was flown to Rome by the Italian government following a vigorous international ...
Pope Francis and the Mafia
On June 21, 2014, while on a visit to Calabria, Italy, home of the Mafia 'Ndrangheta, Pope Francis spoke to all Italians, and the world, clearly defining the status of Mafia groups with the Catholic Church. “Those who go down the evil path, as the ...
Catholic News Agency
Tony Palmer, who captured Pope Francis' bid for Christian unity with a ...
Bishop Tony Palmer, a charismatic preacher who used a cellphone camera to record Pope Francis issuing an appeal for Christian unity between Catholics and evangelicals, died Sunday (July 20) after a motorcycle crash in the United Kingdom. In January ...
Christians mourn death of bishop Tony Palmer, friend of Pope Francis
Pope Francis calls Syro-Catholic patriarch, assures of his prayers
A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of ...
Wall Street Journal
Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?
VATICAN CITY — It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather's car in a Mafia ambush in January. Pope Francis was so shaken by the death of Nicola “Coco” Campolongo that he spoke out against the ferocity ...
Pope Francis asks Catholics in Britain and Ireland to cherish life
De Blasio Asks Vatican for a Pope Francis New York City Visit
Mayor de Blasio meets with aide to Pope Francis on family trip to Italy
Capitalists Shouldn't Be Afraid of Pope Francis
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)
In reality, Pope Francis is not suggesting a radical alteration of traditional Catholic teaching. Indeed, even his immediate predecessors were critical of the “excesses” of the capitalist economic system. Pope Benedict XVI, in the wake of the Great ...
Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis & the Greatest Friendship Imaginable