Mariam Ibrahim and her children — including her infant daughter, who was born in a Sudanese jail — were blessed by the pontiff after fleeing Sudan.
“Does everyone rest their butt on the pew while kneeling?”
Because someone’s got to intercede on your behalf.
“Peace—” “And also with you.”
Church lingo at its best.
Twenty-six Italian women, claiming to be in relationships with Catholic priests, want the Pope to make the Catholic church’s celibacy requirement optional.
Do you practice what you preach?
After greeting a group of schoolchildren, the pope invited two of the students to join him for a ride around St. Peter’s Square.
“I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil … and ask forgiveness.”
A handy guide to help you hang with the leader of the Catholic Church.
Because who doesn’t want a papal shot glass?
Attending mass could sometimes be a pewtiful thing.
Widely considered one of the architects of Catholic feminist theology, the 72-year-old nun and professor has often clashed with institutional leaders — including the future pope — in her fight for equality in the clergy.
Forty days and 40 nights is a long time. Are you making the right choice?
The pontiff dropped the F-bomb in Italian.
“Just because a person isn’t in favor of gay marriage doesn’t mean that one is homophobic — let’s be very clear on that.”
The pope visited a live nativity scene and started wearing livestock as fashion accessories.
The leader of the Catholic Church called a small community of nuns in Spain to wish them a happy new year.
This is basically Pope-ception.
Hundreds of students from Eastside Catholic High School gathered today in solidarity after their vice principal was forced to resign.
Highlights from the new leader of the Catholic Church’s remarkable year.
“The Marxist ideology is wrong, but I have met many Marxists in my life who are good people, so I don’t feel offended.” Highlights from an Italian newspaper’s new interview with Pope Francis.
The pope wants to meet the man who stabbed a Catholic nun 54 times in India after watching a documentary on the man’s incredibly moving spiritual journey since the murder.
As a young student in Buenos Aires, the future pope worked in a bar to support himself.
The pope openly addressed the issue of sex abuse within the Catholic Church on Monday.
Weeks after the pope kissed and prayed with a man suffering from neorofibromatosis, he once again took time to bless a man with severe facial deformities.
Prescribing prayer, that is.
Cartoonist Jason Bach’s series about Catholicism is hilarious and heartwarming.