Pope's Death Penalty Decree Could Cause Problems For Some PoliticiansPope Francis' decree that the death penalty is "inadmissible" in all cases could pose a dilemma for Roman Catholic politicians and judges in the United States who are faced with whether to strictly follow the tenets of their faith or the rule of law.
Pope Accepts Resignation Of McCarrick After Sex Abuse ClaimsBreaking with past practice, Francis decided to act swiftly on the resignation offered by the emeritus archbishop of Washington, D.C., even before the accusations are investigated by church officials.
Pope Opens Free Laundromat For HomelessThe laundromat will remain open four days a week and services are free.
Pope Francis Criticizes Trump, Suggests He's 'Not Christian'One man not endorsing Donald Trump for president is Pope Francis. The pope criticized Trump on Thursday for his pledge to build a wall on the U.S./Mexican border. Pope Francis said, "A person who thinks only about building walls and not of building bridges is not Christian."
Good Question: How Do You Win A Nobel Prize?What does it take to win a Nobel Prize? Good Question.
4 Things To Know: Fatal House Fire, TC Marathon & MoreHere’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.
As Many As A Million Expected For Pope's Last Mass In USGreeted by throngs of cheering faithful at every turn, Pope Francis is to cap his whirlwind visit to the United States in an entirely fitting way — Mass for the masses on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard — while also spending time with inmates at its largest jail.
Sharing & Caring Hands' Copeland Meets With Pope FrancisA Minneapolis woman who serves the poor and homeless in the Twin Cities got a face-to-face meeting with Pope Francis Thursday. Mary Jo Copeland, founder of Minneapolis' Sharing and Caring Hands, says the Holy Father prayed with her and blessed her work with the poor.
Minnesota Political Leaders Soak In Papal Address To CongressWashington, D.C. set aside politics for one day to listen to the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis delivered the first papal address in history to a joint session of Congress. It was an address that some thought would be political, including remarks on immigration, religious liberty and climate change.
Pope Present As Saint John’s Abbey Gifts Handwritten Bible To Library Of CongressSaint John’s Abbey and University presented the Library of Congress Thursday with an intricate, hand-made Bible, and the leader of the Catholic church was there to see it.
Pope's Historic Address Gets Special Focus For Catholic StudentsCatholic students in the Twin Cities stopped to listen in school Thursday to Pope Francis’ address to Congress.