The Next Pope

Argentina

Why Hasn't The Pope Visited His Native Argentina?

Francis has traveled the world and proven himself to be an able messenger of peace. But so far, h...

Argentina

Argentine Pope Meets Argentine President, Awkward Again?

After a chilly first encounter, President Mauricio Macri and Pope Francis, both from Argentina bu...

Poland

Refugees, The Moral Failure Of Poland's Leaders

The recent visit by Pope Francis highlighted how little Polish leaders care about the emergency o...

Argentina

Why Are The Argentine Pope And President Ignoring Each Other?

The most friendly of pontiffs, Argentine-born Pope Francis has yet to speak to just-elected Presi...

United States

Pope Francis, A Shrewd Political Leader Comes To Washington

Depending on his audience, the pontiff's messages vary. On a historic visit to the U.S., ...

Colombia

Colombian Farmers Turn To Pope In Dispute With Big Oil

After Colombian Energy Giant Mansarovar announced plans for oil exploration around one of Colombi...

Colombia

Where Pope Francis Has Failed: On Women's Equality

BOGOTA — It is no easy task trying to talk about the errors of Pope Francis. The achievements ...

Vatican City

The Humility Of Pope Francis In A Single Photo

Worldcrunch VATICAN CITY - Humility is inarguably the defining feature of the ...

Vatican City

Eight Things You Might Have Missed At Pope Francis Inauguration

CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE (U.S.), CLARIN (Argentina), VATICAN RADIO ...

Vatican City

Modernity Of Faith: Inside Pope Francis' Radical New Vision For Catholicism

-Analysis- VATICAN CITY — The pope who came from “almost the ends of the earth” continues to spread his ...

Poland

Poland's Church Struggles To Follow Pope Francis' Message Of Humility -- And Poverty

Some members of the hierarchy of the Polish Catholic Church seem to have troubled practicing what...

Argentina

The "Francisco Effect" In Argentina - Record Number Of Tourists For Holy Week

BUENOS AIRES – Expectations for Argentina’s Holy Week were already pretty high after the election of the ...

Vatican City

Five Amazingly Humble Pope Francis Moments You May Have Missed

Worldcrunch VATICAN CITY - Hardly a day passes that we’re not witness to a new ...

Vatican City

Pope Francis' First Guide To Catholicism? Grandma Rosa

Francis cited his Italian grandmother in his Palm Sunday homily. It's hardly the first time ...

Italy

Blessed Be Your Commute: City Of Rome Issues Pope Francis Metro Ticket

You can ride Rome's public bus and subway system by validating your biglietto of His Holines...

Argentina

Buenos Aires Plans 'Bergoglio Tour' - Holy Sites, Soccer Pitches Of Pope's Past

BUENOS AIRES - The hunger to learn more about the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now and forever known as Pope Francis, is gripping the Argentinian capital. Just back ...

Russia

Will Francis Go To Moscow? Russian Orthodox Size Up New Pope

MOSCOW - Catholics aren't the only ones who have noted the significance of Pope Francis' ...

Vatican City

Look Closely, Pope Francis' Reform Of The Catholic Church Has Already Begun

Leading by example can be more powerful than any doctrinal diktat.

Argentina

That Day Pope Francis Knew He Would Be A Priest

Officially incoronated Tuesday as the 266th Roman pontiff with a mass in St. Peter's Square,...