(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis stunned the Catholic world on Monday by making a tweak to the Vatican policy concerning same-sex couples.Catholic priests can now bless those couples if they request it. However, the Church stressed it is not changing its views on marriage... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis has formally signed off on allowing Catholic priests to bless same-sex couples -- a radical change in Vatican policy.A document from the Vatican's doctrine office released Monday provides guidance and details the declaration, which states, in part, "When people... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis has canceled a trip to a climate conference in Dubai on doctor's orders, according to the Holy See Press Office."Although the Holy Father's general clinical picture has improved with regard to his flu-like condition and inflammation of the respiratory... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis suggested it may be possible to bless same-sex unions in a newly public response to cardinals who questioned the pope's affirmation of the LGBTQ community in the Catholic Church.In the July letter, which is written in Spanish, he reaffirmed... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced Tuesday that he is suspending his campaign for president after failing to qualify for the first Republican primary debate last week in Milwaukee."Running for President of the United States has been one of the greatest honors of... Read More.
Nuno Cruz/NurPhoto via Getty Images(LISBON, Portugal) -- In one of the most iconic moments coming out of World Youth Day, Pope Francis called on the hundreds of thousands gathered before him to yell back at him that the Catholic Church is for "todos, todos,... Read More.
(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis announced Sunday he's elevating 21 clergymen from around the world to become cardinals in a ceremony later this year.The pope made the announcement during his noontime Sunday prayer from St. Peter's Square, saying the ceremony will be held on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced on Thursday morning he is running for president, challenging former President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination.Suarez told co-anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview on ABC News' Good Morning America that he represents "generational change,"... Read More.
(ROME) -- The Vatican press office released photos on Thursday of Pope Francis recovering after undergoing intestinal surgery.Francis was checked into Gemelli hospital in Rome Wednesday, June 7, for a three-hour intestinal operation.The 86-year-old pontiff will be discharged on Friday morning, Matteo Bruni, director... Read More.
(ROME) -- The Vatican press office released photos on Thursday of Pope Francis recovering after undergoing surgery last week.Francis was checked into Gemelli hospital in Rome last Wednesday for a three-hour intestinal operation. He's been recovering at the hospital since then.Photos taken and released... Read More.
(ROME) -- Pope Francis had intestinal surgery on Wednesday and will spend several days in the hospital recovering, Vatican officials said.The Holy See Press Office announced Wednesday evening local time that the surgery was over and that "it took place without complications and lasted... Read More.