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 […]

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 […]

It’s been seven years since the leader of the Catholic church has visited the United States. Local Catholics young and old are excited for this historic event with Pope Francis. Catholic churches across Northeast Ohio are excited to hear the Pope’s message so close to home. Prayer services and religious classes are revolving around his […]