Pope Francis Reverses Benedict Decision, Reimposes Restrictions On Latin MassPope Francis cracked down Friday on the spread of the old Latin Mass, reversing one of Pope Benedict XVI’s signature decisions in a major challenge to traditionalist Catholics who immediately decried it as an attack on them and the ancient liturgy.
Pope Francis Offers Guidance For A Better Future In New Book: 'Let Us Dream'The following excerpt from “Let Us Dream” (available now) features reflections from Pope Francis on the toll the pandemic has taken on the elderly and ways we can all better serve these beloved members of our families and communities.
Fr. David Bonnar Appointed Bishop Of Youngstown Diocese By Pope FrancisFr. David Bonnar, pastor of Saint Aidan Parish in Wexford is set to become the Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown.
Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Unions; Bishop David Zubik Says Comments Are Being MisinterpretedBishop David Zubik believes Pope Francis' comments are being misinterpreted.
Pope Francis Calls For Civil Union Law For Same-Sex Couples: 'They're Children Of God And Have A Right To Family'In a shift from Vatican stance, Pope Francis is now calling for a civil union law to protect same-sex couples.
Greensburg Bishop Edward Malesic Appointed Bishop Of The Diocese Of ClevelandGreensburg Bishop Edward C. Malesic has been named bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland by Pope Francis.
Pope Francis' Sunday Prayer To Be Livestreamed Due To Coronavirus FearsLocal religious traditions were upended last week due to efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and now international measures are being taken as well.
Pope Francis 'Blesses' New Orleans SaintsIs Pope Francis a New Orleans Saints fan?
New Bishop Appointed For West Virginia Diocese Hit By ScandalPope Francis named Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mark Brennan to lead the Wheeling-Charleston diocese in West Virginia on Tuesday following a scandal over the former bishop's sexual harassment of adults and lavish spending of church money.
Former West Virginia Bishop Disciplined By PopePope Francis has issued disciplinary action against a former Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia bishop.
Pope Francis Makes Change To The Lord's PrayerPope Francis is making a change to the Lord's Prayer.
Vatican Orders U.S. Bishops To Delay Votes On Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal ReformsThe United States Council of Catholic Bishops gathered in Baltimore to take on the church abuse scandal, but in a letter to their assembly, Pope Francis ordered that their reforms be put on hold.
Pope Francis On Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: 'All Of Us Are Wounded By This Inhuman Act Of Violence'Pope Francis is grieving with Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the massacre at a synagogue, denouncing the "inhuman act of violence" and praying for an end to the "flames of hatred" that fueled it.
Lawyer For Victims Of Alleged Clergy Abuse Skeptical Of Wuerl's Resignation: 'Lightest Possible Slap On The Wrist'Pope Francis has accepted Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation; but for some, the action is being greeted with skepticism.
Pope Accepts Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation Amid Sex Abuse Cover-Up ScandalPope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who is implicated in a sex abuse cover-up scandal.