The pope said it was time to study the possibility of allowing women to become church deacons.
In a new set of guidelines, Pope Francis softens the church stance on divorcees and cohabitation of unmarried couples, but holds the line against homosexuality.
Found at a British Abbey, the copper wire, braided together, turned to be part of a whip used by monks for self-flagellation. Continue reading →
Pope Francis pushed open the massive holy door of St. Peter's basilica, marking the start of a jubilee on the theme of mercy.
The Vatican's recent arrest of a priest and a laywoman for allegedly leaking confidential documents reveals a lesser known aspect of the religious body.
The Vatican denies widespread rumors that the pope has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Pope Francis has been on a whirlwind tour of late, just this week touching down in America. Trace takes a look at his views on science and religion and recounts those of past popes as well.
His remarks made to a grieving child give hope to believing animal lovers everywhere.
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