When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country -- ever in his life.
Visitors looking for a place to stay during Pope Francis' trip to Philadelphia have an unusual option. The Battleship New Jersey is offering 400 bunks for $75 per person for a night between Sept. 22 and Sept. 26
Pope Francis' call Wednesday for a church of 'open doors' that welcomes divorced Catholics prompted speculation over whether he was signalling support for easing the ban on Communion for couples who remarry without a church annulment.
Pope Francis opened the registration period for next year's World Youth Day in Poland, using a tablet computer to sign himself up from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square during the traditional Sunday blessing.
Pope Francis' approval rating among Americans has plummeted two months ahead of his first trip to the U.S., driven mostly by a decline among political conservatives, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says he'll return from a two-day Vatican climate conference prepared to pressure the federal government into adopting bold targets for carbon reductions before the upcoming federal election.