A list of the most recent stories about Roman Catholic Church.
MTV's college channel has gone in two wildly different directions in naming Pope Francis and pop singer Lorde as its man and woman of the year. MTVU said Tuesday that both figures challenged their followers with unexpected stands. Since becoming pope, Francis has urged the Catholic Church not to become ...
Pope Francis is donating his Harley Davidson motorcycle to help raise money for Rome's homeless. In other news, the pope had a Harley? According to the National Catholic Register, profits from the eventual sale of the bike will help fund a renovation of a hostel and a soup kitchen. Pope ...
Catholics around the world will have two new holy figures to pray to this spring on the same day. "The Vatican has announced that two former popes are to be named saints next April in the first such ceremony in the history of the Catholic Church." (Via BBC) The Vatican released this ...
A same-sex kiss at an evangelical rally in Brazil has stirred up a heated debate over gay rights and freedom of religion in a country heavily influenced by the Catholic Church. According to Public Radio International, two women attending a "gospel festival" were arrested after kissing each other at the ...
Faithful offer Pope Francis a cage containing two doves during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday.
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.
Latest news, photos and videos about Pope Francis.
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.
In the waning hours of his papacy, Pope Benedict XVI held his final general audience in St. Peter's Square Wednesday.
Take a look back at the career of Pope Benedict XVI, who announced Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28.