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  • Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by deaths of three relatives

    Pope Francis was “deeply saddened” to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said.
  • Pope Francis may visit three U.S. cities next year

    Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he’s considering plans to visit the United States, and may make the trip a multi-city tour of North America that could include a stop in Mexico. In a news conference aboard the papal plane as he was returning...

    Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...

    Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'

    Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'
    The Pope’s social media expert said Wednesday that Catholics should be using social media to make the atmosphere online a positive place where people can deepen their relationships with one another. Monsignor Paul Tighe, the secretary to the...

    For some traditional Catholics, the Latin Mass thrives

    ST. LOUIS When Pope Francis was elected, he appeared to the crowd in St. Peter's Square without the short, red velvet cape known as a mozzetta. Some Roman Catholics immediately cried foul, worried that the pope's decision to forgo the more formal wear...