Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions and appointed the first African-American cardinal last week.
The Archbishop of Washington D.C., Wilton Gregory, will accept the position in a ceremony to be held at the Vatican on Nov. 28.
"They are sons of God and have the right to a family," assured the pontiff in a surprising documentary that goes much further than just telling the story of his life.
La visita del fiscal general de Pensilvania, Josh Shapiro, a las oficinas de AL DÍA News la pasada semana, reabrió una profunda herida en el corazón de los católicos de todo el mundo.
A visit by Pennsylvania Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, to AL DÍA Newsroom last week opened again a deep wound in the hearts of Catholics. Including mine.
The pope expressed his wish that this compilation of his essays and thoughts could illuminate countries on their route towards hope, providing inspirational clues to assist prayer, preaching, and pastoral action.
Oscar Romero, who was murdered in El Salvador in 1980, will be declared a saint by Pope Francis in October.
El Papa Francisco inicia este lunes su primer viaje a Myanmar y Bangladesh enmedio de la crisis humanitaria de los Rohingya. En los últimos dos meses, miles de personas pertenecientes a esta etnia musulmana se han visto forzadas al exilio para escapar de la violencia de los militares.
Pope Francis arrived today in Myanmar in a delicate diplomatic mission, as thousands of stateless Muslims have fled the atrocities at the hands of the military.
Pope Francis took the decision on the grounds that no benefit derived from the sale of tobacco can be justified if it is costing people their lives.
The Catholic pontiff concluded his four-day visit to Colombia by giving an open Mass in which he encouraged Colombian population to be involved in the peace process to help the country recover from its decades-long armed conflict with the FARC and other guerrilla groups. He also addressed the heavy polarization among Colombian society.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
The Nicaraguan government headed by Sandinista Daniel Ortega expressed its "profound dismay and sadness" over the death of Miguel D'Escoto, the first priest to occupy the UN presidency.
The President of the United States said he will announce Thursday whether or not his country will leave the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to the president"s personal Twitter account.
Donald Trump’s first trip as President of the United States has begun with a pilgrimage for the most important places for the three religious pillars or the world, between May 20 and 24.
El primer viaje como Presidente de Los Estados Unidos de Donald Trump ha iniciado con una peregrinación por los lugares más importantes para los tres pilares religiosos del mundo, entre los días 20 y 24 de mayo.
Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.
The United States President arrived in the Vatican City on Wednesday for his first audience with the Pope since his election to the White House.
Gregorio Rosa Chávez is a Roman Catholic prelate, the auxiliary bishop of San Salvador and a close collaborator of Archbishop Oscar Romero, murdered in 1980 while he was saying Mass.
University students in Venezuela were the main protagonists of new protests against the Venezuelan security forces on Thursday, while the government of President Nicolas Maduro continued with his plan to rewrite the nation"s constitution.
The President of the United States said Sunday he was sad to hear about the terrorist attacks on two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt and hoped that the Egyptian President will respond in the right way.
It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.
The Head of the European Jewish Congress warned of his 'deep concern' about Anti-Semitism rising across West as result of 'populism and isolationism', reports The Independent.
The Catholic institution from the Philadelphia suburbs has an ambitious plan to increase its Latino student population to 25%.
Latino church leaders are highly desired.