UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Local Man Excited For Canonization Sunday Of The Pope Who Changed His LifeListening to Tony Melendez sing and play, she says, you'd never guess -- that he was born without arms.
Man Freed On Bond After Daughter Talks To Pope Francis About Immigration ReformAfter a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, the man was released Friday on bond from immigration detention.
SoCal Immigration Coalition Prepares For Trip To Vatican, Meeting With Pope FrancisThe coalition's members are hoping Pope Francis takes a specific stance on U.S. policy to grant amnesty to immigrants and urges Mr. Obama to break up the log jam in congress.
Archbishop Gomez Discusses Selection Of Pope Francis Pope Francis established many firsts Wednesday -- first Pope named Francis, first Jesuit, first from Latin America.
Cardinal: LA's Mahony Should Help Select Pope 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 To Step Down From Office On Feb. 28Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday, sending shock-waves through the Southland's Catholic community of five million.
Make-A-Wish Organization Flies OC Teen To Italy To Meet The PopeA 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.
Los Angeles Bishop Resigns, Says He Has 2 KidsThe pope has accepted the early resignation of a Los Angeles bishop who recently acknowledged being the father of two teenagers.
LA Rabbi: Exoneration Of Jews In Jesus' Death 'Critically Important'A local Oscar-winning rabbi is applauding Pope Benedict for clearing the Jewish people of any collective responsibility for the crucifixion of Christ.
Calif. Man Arrested In Priest Assault Sues VaticanA Northern California man who allegedly assaulted a Jesuit priest says the Vatican is liable for the molestation of he and his brother.
'Simpsons' Producer: Homer Is Not CatholicThe 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.