Pope Francis Accepts Resignation Of LA Bishop Accused Of Misconduct With A MinorBishop Alexander Salazar, 69, is leaving for an early retirement, but had been under review for a past accusation of misconduct before he was ordained as a bishop. The L.A. Archdiocese says that allegation involved a minor and was investigated in 2002, but was never charged.
LGBT Community Embraces Words Gay Man Says Pope Said To Him: 'God Made You Like This And He Loves You'Juan Carlos Cruz says he spoke to Francis about his homosexuality during their recent meetings at the Vatican.
Pope Names Hollywood-Born Former Dentist As Auxiliary BishopMsgr. Marc Trudeau will serve alongside the other five active auxiliary bishops of the archdiocese.
Cardinal Rebukes Pope Over Chile 'Slander' Comments On Sex AbuseCardinal Sean O'Malley, the archbishop of Boston, said he couldn't explain why Francis "chose the particular words he used."
Pope Decries Fomenting Fear Of Migrants For Political GainPope Francis is decrying those whipping up fear of migrants for political gain, ahead of World Peace Day.
Pope Francis Calls On Catholics To Rely On Conscience, Not Doctrine For Sex, Marriage IssuesPope Francis said Friday that Catholics should look to their own consciences more than Vatican rules to negotiate the complexities of sex, marriage and family life,
Pope Francis Makes His Instagram DebutThe pontiff expanded his presence on social media on Saturday by officially opening his own Instagram account.
Southland Catholics React To War Of Words Between Pope, Donald TrumpCatholics and others in Southern California were speaking out Thursday amid comments made Thursday by Pope Francis about Donald Trump.
Pope Arrives In Mexico With An Ambitious Agenda, Will Hold Mass Visible Across The BordersHe'll hold a mass on a specially made altar which can be seen from El Paso, Texas – a historic first for any pontiff.
Fiat Used By Pope During Philadelphia Visit Going Up For AuctionThe car will be up for bid as part of the Philadelphia Auto Show Black Tie Tailgate on Jan. 29. Bids will be accepted in person and online.
Vandals Strike Carmel Mission Days After Pope Canonizes SerraPolice in Northern California say vandals defaced a statue of Father Junipero Serra at the Carmel Mission, where the remains of the recently canonized missionary are buried.
Group Of Local Female Catholics Question Women's Role In The ChurchJennifer O'Malley is just one of many women who respect Pope Francis, but feel that something is missing around him.
Students Gather In LA To Celebrate Canonization Of Junipero SerraPope Francis has elevated to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
Pope Francis To Canonize Father Junipero Serra During Mass In Washington, DCFather Serra will become the first saint canonized in the U.S. during today's Mass, which is set to begin at 1:15 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
Temecula Artist Designs Rosary For Pope FrancisA Temecula artist known for her high-end rosary designs received what was perhaps her greatest order ever, when clergy at the Carmel Mission recently asked her to design a rosary for none other than Pope Francis.