07:31 PM EDT 09/03/2015
Originally posted 09/01/2015 12:05PM
Pope Francis is temporarily allowing Roman Catholic priests to absolve women who've had abortions, and those who've helped them, as long as they admit their wrongdoing and are truly sorry for what they've done.
Originally posted 09/01/2015 01:05AM
On Monday Pope Francis spoke to a group of Americans in three different cities via satellite from Rome and asked one teenage girl to sing for him.
Pope Francis Praises Author of Children's Book That Includes Lesbian Rabbits and Gay Penguin Parents
Originally posted 08/28/2015 11:50AM
An Italian book that explores different types of families – including same-sex couples – has caused quite a stir after the mayor of Venice banned it from schools. Now, Pope Francis has upped the ante by writing a letter praising the author for her work, The Guardian reports.
Originally posted 08/25/2015 02:10PM
Pope Francis will have a one-of-a-kind seat during his visit to a Philadelphia prison next month.
Originally posted 08/12/2015 01:30PM
Even Pope Francis' mother had wanted her boy to be a doctor.
Originally posted 08/05/2015 12:25PM
In a true sign of the times, Pope Francis says Roman Catholics who've divorced and remarried deserve better treatment from the church (as do their children). He urged pastors not to treat these couples as if they were excommunicated, multiple sources report.
Originally posted 07/09/2015 01:10AM
Would he or wouldn't he?
Originally posted 06/19/2015 05:50PM
"Earth is essentially a shared inheritance, whose fruits are meant to benefit everyone. #LaudatoSi."
Originally posted 06/18/2015 06:40PM
"It's time to take out the trash."
Originally posted 06/12/2015 02:45PM
Pope Francis will hold his first public meeting with a married gay activist during a trip to Paraguay in July.
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