Pope Francis

Cleveland has a new Bishop. Pope Francis has named Bishop Nelson J. Perez as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland. A news conference is planned for 9 a.m. Tuesday to introduce Bishop Perez. We will stream that news conference live. Bishop Perez is currently the Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, according […]

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon, granting him early retirement status. The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. WKYC intends on streaming live coverage of inside this story and on our Facebook page. The Boston native has been the head of the Catholic Diocese […]

Last night’s horrific terrorist actions has spurred the religious world to respond. Christian leaders are expressing their sympathy and calling for prayer with the following…

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Pope Francis met with Kim Davis and her husband as part of a large group that was…

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While in the U.S., Pope Francis met with the president convicts and … Kim Davis? “Well it was really very humbling to think that he would…

Pope Francis was here last week. You would have had to be under a rock to not know that. He delighted tens of thousands of people crowded onto a thoroughfares in three major  cities. He joyfully went off script delivering a folksy, funny commentary.  All these things are similar to what TD Jakes, Joel Osteen […]

CARL COURT/GETTY IMAGES during the final leg of his whirlwind trip to the United States, Pope Francis was treated to a serenade Saturday evening by none other than Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul. Franklin sang “Amazing Grace” backed by a gospel choir at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia, Pa., before hundreds of thousands […]

Pope Francis is headed home, leaving the United States after a five-day trip with “a heart full of gratitude and hope.” He lands in Rome early Monday. The Pope packed a lot of hugs, handshakes, blessings and political admonitions into six days that took him to the halls of Washington power, the U.N. General Assembly […]

Pope Francis met privately  with victims of clergy and other sex abuse and pledged that all those responsible for the scandal would be held accountable.…

On Thursday, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress as part of his first visit to the United States. During his prepared remarks to the…

  *“Extra’s” AJ Calloway was with “Scandal” star Kerry Washington in NYC as Pope Francis and his motorcade drove by and “Extra’s” cameras caught the whole thing! (Check out the video below.) “That was amazing!,” Kerry gushed. “We saw him in his little Fiat!” He’s my celebrity crush, Pope Francis, because he is so generous […]

During a historic address to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis, the son of immigrants, issued a clarion call for America’s elected officials to embrace newcomers to this country as their own children and cast aside political differences, according to a transcript of the speech at The Washington Post. Noting America’s challenges with immigration […]