Papal Conclave 2013

Pope Francis I was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio and was elected to Pope on March 13. 2013. He is a Jesuit-ordained priest from Argentina. Theology…

As most informed Catholics know, the Cardinals from all over the world have gathered in Rome soon to choose in a Conclave a new Pope…

Who is Timothy Dolan? Dolan, a contender to succeed Pope Benedict XVI, is an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archbishop of…

Who is Roger Mahony? Mahony, a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, is the former Archbishop of Los Angeles. Mahony retired as head of the…

What does a pope do? The pope is the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, as everyone knows, but what power do popes have? In…

He sent out one final tweet: “Thank you for your love and support. May you always experience the joy that comes from putting Christ at…

Who he is: Cardinal Marc Ouellet is a Canadian cardinal of the Catholic church, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical…

The papal conclave boundaries are being set. The next pope must be “very aware” of the need for vigilance in preventing clergy sex abuse and…

Who he is: Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco is the Archbishop of Genoa and widely considered a candidate to succeed Pope Benedict XVI. His origins: Bagnasco was…

Countering much speculation that next Pope will be chosen based on geographic concerns, three American cardinals say the best candidate to succeed Benedict XVI is…

Bishop TD akes said he was “astounded” when he learned last week that Pope Benedict XVI would be retiring just eight years after succeeding the…

On his last full day as pope, Pope Benedict XVI delivered an unusually personal and emotional farewell address, thanking the faithful around the world for…