09/25/14 06:46 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday forcibly removed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who had clashed with his fellow bishops on ideological grounds and promoted a priest accused of inappropriate sexual behavior. The removal of Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano, a member of the...
09/24/14 06:45 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging international assistance to fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Francis also urged the 30,000 people who attended his weekly general audience on Wednesday to pray for the victims. It was the second time in as many days that Francis has raised the alarm...
09/16/14 08:15 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents. Francis and 100 elderly priests will celebrate a Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sept. 28 in honor of the elderly, part of...
09/13/14 07:16 AM
REDIPUGLIA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I. Francis' aim in recalling those who died in the Great War...
By Becket Adams | 09/11/14 12:27 PM
Drawing from data collected between 2013-2014, the Pew Research Center has compiled a helpful list of the countries that say Islamic extremism poses a "major threat" to the safety of their citizens.
By Becket Adams | 08/18/14 06:18 PM
It would take hours to list Vox's numerous mistakes and errors, so we won't even try. But it's sometimes worth noting the really silly nonsense as it occurs, to point out when America's self-proclaimed “explainers of the news" are flat-out wrong.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14
By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14