Vatican Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Commission Amid SkepticismPope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members, after coming under fire for his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.
Cardinal Rebukes Pope Over Comments On Abuse In ChilePope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked him over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims.
Fiat Used By Pope During Pennsylvania Visit Up For AuctionThe second of two Fiats used by Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to Philadelphia is going up for auction.
Pope Says He'll Seek Common Ground With Trump, Won't PreachPope Francis says he won't try to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to soften his policies on immigration and the environment.
Teen Admits Plotting To Kill Pope During Philadelphia Trip A New Jersey teenager has admitted plotting to kill Pope Francis when he visited Philadelphia in 2015.
Pope Eats With Homeless On 80th Birthday, Gets 70,000 EmailsPope Francis celebrated an active if low-key 80th birthday on Saturday.
Pope Indefinitely Extends Special Permission On AbortionPope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion.
Pope Warns Against 'Virus' Of Polarization Over Race, FaithPope Francis warned against what he called a "virus of polarization" and hostility in the world targeting people of different nationalities, races or beliefs.
Pope Francis Receives Autographed Steelers Football From Rooney FamilyPope Francis is the new owner of an autographed Pittsburgh Steelers football.
Photo: Local Church Tries To Draw In Pokémon Go PlayersA church in Westmoreland County is looking catch the attention of Pokémon Go players who cruise by searching for Pikachu.
Pope Francis: Gays Deserve An ApologyPope Francis says gays - and all the other people the church has marginalized, such as the poor and the exploited - deserve an apology.
Bishop Zubik: Pope “Not Being Judge,” “Not Being Politician” In War Of Words With TrumpPittsburgh Catholic Diocese leader Bishop David Zubik says Pope Francis is not judging Donald Trump, weighing in on the holy war of words that erupted Thursday between the pontiff and the presidential candidate.