Pope Francis Endorses Civil Unions For Same-Sex Couples For First Time As PopePope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope, a major shift for the Vatican and Catholic Church.
Cardinal O'Malley: 'No Place In Ministry For Someone Who Harms A Child'Cardinal Sean O'Malley, who is attending the Vatican's sex abuse prevention summit, says he hopes a new spirit of accountability in the Catholic hierarchy will prevent future cover-ups.
Keller @ Large: Pope's Comments Anger Sex Abuse SurvivorsWhile some were angry that Pope Francis did not attend a meeting with sex abuse survivors, their anger was heightened by remarks the Pontiff made afterwards.
Cardinal O'Malley Calls For Accountability As McCarrick Is DefrockedBoston Cardinal Sean O’Malley said the punishment of Theodore McCarrick is one of the pope’s most important
Pope Francis On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: 'We Abandoned The Little Ones'Pope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades.
Pope Declares Death Penalty Inadmissible, Changing Church's StancePope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible and that the Catholic Church will work towards its abolition around the world.
Barbershop Owner Says Pope's Blessing Helped Patriots WinA lot of things have gone the Patriots’ way in the last few Super Bowls – do they have a higher power on their side now, too?
Pope Francis To Participate In Cardinal Law Funeral At VaticanPope Francis will participate in the funeral Thursday at the Vatican for Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston.
Pope Francis: Cellphone Use During Mass 'Makes Me Very Sad'Pope Francis wants you to do him a favor. The next time you're in Mass -- put down your cell phone.
Pope Francis Dismisses New Hampshire Priest Who Stole $300,000 From Bishop, HospitalMonsignor Edward Arsenault, who served as the face of the church in the state during a sex abuse scandal, pleaded guilty to three theft charges in 2014.
Pope Francis Considers Letting Married Men Become PriestsPope Francis is opening the door for married men to become priests.