Last Updated: Sep 4, 2015

DC choir hopes Pope Francis will sing along

Washington D.C., Sep 03, 2015 / 07:19 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Choir members from around the Washington, D.C. archdiocese chosen to sing for Pope Francis during his visit later this month hope to stir the soul of the pontiff and maybe even inspire him to sing along.

Pope Francis to Israeli president: 'the challenge is to unite'

Vatican City, Sep 04, 2015 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis held an audience with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin on Thursday, where they exchanged gifts and discussed efforts to secure peace and to address the plight of Middle East Christians.

Papal pop-by at Roman eyewear shop draws an enthusiastic crowd

Rome, Italy, Sep 03, 2015 / 04:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Even the most ho-hum errands become extraordinary if its the Pope whos running them.

Are dialogue and reconciliation with the SSPX part of the Jubilee for Mercy?

Vatican City, Sep 03, 2015 / 03:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis' decision that during the Jubilee Year of Mercy the faithful can receive absolution from priests of the Society of St. Pius X is the most recent attempt at reconciliation with the priestly society, according to a Vatican official.