Pope Francis established many firsts Wednesday — first Pope named Francis, first Jesuit, first from Latin America.
The former archbishop of San Francisco said Monday that Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony has a rightful place among Vatican officials who will choose the next pope.
Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday, sending shock-waves through the Southland’s Catholic community of five million.
A 17-year-old girl with a rare autoimmune disease had her dream come true when was granted a trip to Italy, where she met the pope.
The pope has accepted the early resignation of a Los Angeles bishop who recently acknowledged being the father of two teenagers.
A local Oscar-winning rabbi is applauding Pope Benedict for clearing the Jewish people of any collective responsibility for the crucifixion of Christ.
A Northern California man who allegedly assaulted a Jesuit priest says the Vatican is liable for the molestation of he and his brother.
The official newspaper of the Vatican says that Homer and his yellow brood are Catholics, but the producer of the long-running show disputes that claim.