Pope Francis gestured to her and a bodyguard picked her up and brought her forward for a papal kiss and blessing
Pope Francis is calling for a “delicate balance” in fighting religious extremism to ensure that fundamental freedoms aren’t trampled at the same time.
Junipero Serra, an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast, was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
Pope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their “generous commitment'” to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits.
In a statement, Winterkorn said he took responsibility for the “irregularities” found in diesel engines but that he was “not aware of any wrongdoing on my part.”
Blending politics, religion and emotion, Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are to meet in the grandeur of the Oval Office to advance causes dear to them both.
Berra died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey, according to Dave Kaplan, the director of the Yogi Berra Museum.
The price hike of the drug Daraprim of more than 5,000 percent sparked outrage from medical groups representing doctors who care for patients with HIV and other infectious diseases.
Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his “church of the poor” to the world’s wealthiest superpower./
The apology came as Volkwagen admitted that some 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide contain software that evades emissions controls, not just the half a million cars that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said violate the Clean Air Act.
A gunman shot and critically wounded a Florida Panhandle sheriff’s deputy during a confrontation Tuesday and then barricaded himself inside a motel, where he exchanged gunfire with other deputies before he was captured.
A macaque monkey who took selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, not the photographer who positioned the camera, PETA contend in a novel lawsuit filed Tuesday.
You might not need a 6s if you just got a new phone last year, but go for the 6s over the 6 if you’re ready to upgrade from an older model.
Senate Democrats blocked Republican legislation Tuesday prohibiting most late-term abortions, the second time since this summer’s release of videos involving Planned Parenthood that they’ve derailed an abortion-related drive by the GOP.
The company’s mobile app now lets people order and pay in advance. That means lattes, breakfast sandwiches and other items you want could theoretically be waiting for you by the time you arrive.
During his six-day, three-city visit to the U.S., the pope will meet with President Obama, address Congress, speak at the United Nations in New York and take part in a Vatican conference on families in Philadelphia.
Pope Francis will arrive in the United States to find a Catholic church playing a prominent role in American life, with a vast network of charities and an infusion of energy from a fast-growing Latino population.
The results of the Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey come at a time of heightened scrutiny of the nation’s colleges and universities and what they are doing to combat sexual assault.
The pace of hiring at a retailer can serve as an indicator of expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the industry’s annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.
Selma police said officials believe the gunman was upset over a recent breakup with the 24-year-old woman and visitation issues with their son. His former girlfriend’s name hasn’t been released.