ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen inmates at a juvenile detention center in a Holy Thursday ritual that he celebrated for years as archbishop and is continuing now that he is pope. Two of the 12 were young women, an unusual choice.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Inside a Catholic convent deep in St. Augustine’s historic district, stacks of centuries-old, sepia-toned papers offer clues to what life was like for early residents of the nation’s oldest permanently occupied city.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Catholic doctrine considers the pope to be God’s delegate on Earth. That alone might explain the remarkable about-face of Argentina’s populist president Cristina Fernandez and most of her followers.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, encouraging people to be humble and young at heart as he promised to go to a youth jamboree Brazil this summer.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis laid out the priorities of his pontificate during his installation Mass, urging the princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people to protect the environment, the weakest, the poorest, let tenderness “open up a horizon of hope.”
VATICAN CITY (AP) — At gatherings of Latin American bishops, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was often a star speaker about economic inequities in a profit-driven world.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Music mogul Quincy Jones testified Thursday that he never told “Girls Gone Wild” creator Joe Francis that casino mogul Steve Wynn had threatened to kill the soft-porn producer and have him […]