Analysis: The pontiff passed over prelates favored by culture warriors of the right and chose more pastoral bishops. That's a big change.
Three U.S. prelates who will be elevated to the office of cardinal next month each said they were "humbled" by the appointment and asked for prayers.
Editorial: The opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture justifies hope that our better angels will ultimately prevail.
U.S. Catholic bishops are calling on dioceses and communities around the nation to participate in a day of peace and dialogue Friday.
Pope Francis appointed Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich to the Vatican Congregation for Bishops, the office that proposes bishop candidates.
New York -- The New York City Pride parade to Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn, the newest national monument, included a newly formed group, Gays Against Guns.
Praise for Amoris Laetitia. Archbishop Cupich calls papal document "crisp and fresh, making the text easily accessible.”
Fueled by campus unrest with its own historical role in slavery, the Jesuit school plans to establish a new research center and department of African American Studies.
Though numbering near 2.5 million, homeless youth in the U.S. seep through the cracks -- undetected, unaccounted for, and also increasingly from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population.
The archbishop emphasized that the church and labor “share so much in common when it comes to standing with those left behind or left out."