- Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues Updated: Sep-03-15 12:59 pm
NEW YORK - Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm.
- At Venice fest, 'Spotlight' exposes sex abuse by priests Updated: Sep-03-15 12:27 pm
VENICE, Italy - Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies.
- Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent Updated: Aug-31-15 12:28 pm
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted.
- Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77 Updated: Aug-30-15 4:39 pm
ANDALUSIA, Pennsylvania - Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.
- Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways Updated: Aug-30-15 2:35 pm
NEW YORK - 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.
- Argentine mom hopes pope will help get son off death row Updated: Aug-27-15 2:12 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all about Guerrero's son, who has been on death row in Texas for 19 years.