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.
Cardinal O'Malley Appointed To Vatican Office That Reviews Abuse CasesPope Francis has appointed Boston's Archbishop, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, to the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith--a move church officials say will expand his global involvement in the prevention of clergy sex abuse.
Pope Francis Accepts Potholder Made By Hingham GirlA 9-year-old Hingham girl made a potholder for her parents to give Pope Francis, and to their surprise he accepted the offering.
Mother Teresa, Now A Saint, Honored At Mass In DorchesterHundreds of parishioners packed into Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish to hear Cardinal Sean O’Malley speak about Mother Teresa, who was made a saint by Pope Francis on Sunday.
Pope Francis: Gays Deserve Apology From Catholic ChurchThe gay community should get an apology from the Catholic Church, according to the pope.
Pope Francis Gives Priests Room To Be Lenient With Non-Traditional FamiliesPope Francis says the Catholic Church must no longer judge those who fail to live up to strict church teachings on marriage and family life.