May 7, 2013
Pope Francis' first overseas trip as pontiff will be to Brazil where he is scheduled to visit a slum, meet juvenile prisoners, and pray at the country's national shrine, the Vatican confirmed Tuesday.
Apr 9, 2013
For the second time in two weeks, Pope Francis has warned against the temptation to gossip and speak ill of others.
Mar 28, 2013
Pope Francis has urged a group of young offenders to be at the service of one another, reminding them that Jesus came to serve and help mankind.
Mar 24, 2013
Edward Pentin reporting from Rome — As Pope Francis confirmed his attendance this coming July to the Church's World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Vatican is currently mulling a visit to the Pontiff’s native Argentina on the same trip, Newsmax has learned.
Mar 24, 2013
Many have been remarking on how much frailer Benedict XVI appears in images of him meeting Pope Francis. He seems even thinner, more gaunt and much weaker than he did just less than a month ago.
Mar 21, 2013
Pope Francis will give his first address to diplomats Friday when he is expected to present his own vision of justice and peace for the world.
Mar 15, 2013
He's only been Pope for three days, but Francis has unwittingly found himself involved in a diplomatic dispute caused by remarks he made last year about the Falkland Islands, the disputed British territory in the South Atlantic.
Mar 13, 2013
Stunned but elated can best describe the mood in St. Peter's Square as the name of Jesuit Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was announced from the loggia of the basilica.