A list of the most recent stories about Roman Catholic Church.
Faithful offer Pope Francis a cage containing two doves during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday.
The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of the world's most prestigious contemporary arts festivals. The Holy See on Tuesday unveiled details of its Venice ...
When Lalo Alcaraz learned this week that Disney was seeking to trademark "Dia de los Muertos," the name of the traditional "Day of the Dead" celebrated by millions in Mexico and the U.S., the cartoonist had an idea. The trademark was for an animated movie by Disney and Pixar Animation ...
Rhode Island on Thursday became the nation's 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed, as a 16-year effort to extend marriage rights in this heavily Catholic state ended with the triumphant cheers of hundreds of gays, lesbians, their families and friends. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the bill ...
People pray during worship services at Assumption Catholic Church and First Baptist Church in West on Sunday April 21, 2013, days after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people.
Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
Take a look at images of Jorge Bergoglio through the years.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.
As the Conclave of Cardinals picked Pope Francis as the new pope, take a look at the past 10 pontiffs who lead the Catholic church.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was introduced to the public after being elected Pope Francis.
Get the lastest news, photos and video from Vatican City as the Catholic Church picks a new leader.
Boston Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley is among a handful of potential candidates being mentioned as the new pope. Here’s a look at the front runners.
Pope Benedict XVI officially stepped down as the leader of millions of Catholics world-wide Thursday. In his final message to the faithful, he said he's a simple pilgrim.
In the waning hours of his papacy, Pope Benedict XVI held his final general audience in St. Peter's Square Wednesday.
Here a few images of Pope Benedict XVI through the years.
Latest news about Pope Benedict XVI.
Take a look back at the career of Pope Benedict XVI, who announced Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28.
Late last Friday, the Catholic Health Association dealt the Obama administration a blow when it announced that it would not support a compromise plan on contraception coverage. In an effort to work with religious organizations' concerns about providing free contraception in employees' health plans, the administration had proposed that insurers be the ...
Vince Gil shares that he was nearly molested when he was 12 years old. Hear about the close call he had with sexual abuse from a gym teacher.