Pope Francis on Sunday gave the Catholic Church new saints, including hundreds of 15th-century martyrs who were beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam, as he led his first canonization ceremony Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square
French soldiers in Mali arrest a 58-year-old Frenchman who is suspected of being a member of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb—and who may prove to be a key source of intelligence on the group
France’s leftist-controlled legislature passes law legalizing marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples, but the deep division the measure produced across France will linger.
Interfaith relations have always been awkward for the Roman Catholic Church. That may change—if the new Pope’s statements are any indication
Though he walks with a limp, the new Pope exudes a strength the retired one did not have toward the end. Will it result in new moral authority?
Though the President of Argentina was the first world leader received by the Argentine Pope, the two have a rough history
Argentina is proud of its new Pope but some have questions about how he conducted himself when the country was ruled by the military
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said March 14 Paris may begin supplying arms to anti-Assad rebels if partners don’t respond to a Franco-British appeal to lift the embargo.
While the media focused on a select group of probable successors to Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican expert for the National Catholic Reporter recalled the man who finished second in the balloting the last time a pope was chosen.
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the first Jesuit to be elected Pope. If you don’t know what a Jesuit is, take a brief look at Bergoglio’s life, because he has made efforts to personify the order’s virtues: …
From the moment Spain’s first boat arrived on the shores of the Western Hemisphere, the Catholic Church’s influence permeated the region, and its longstanding influence has yet to cease.
Almost everyone had forgotten about the Argentine. But he almost beat out Ratzinger the last time around.
Tibet is one of the most coveted locations for nondenominational American and Korean Christian groups angling for mass conversion