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Pope Francis to New York City: Jesus still walks our streets. Tell everyone!

Sep 25, 2015 - 04:49 pm .- Pope Francis on Friday had a brief, but urgent, reminder for the Catholics of New York City. They must proclaim the joy of God and remember to care for all those who go unnoticed in their metropolis, because they have seen the “great light” of Jesus Christ.

Never lose sight of your dreams, Pope tells Harlem schoolkids

Sep 25, 2015 - 03:09 pm .- When Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered his famous line “I have a dream”, he was thinking of you. Those were the words of Pope Francis this afternoon during a brief but moving encounter with elementary students at Our Lady, Queen of the Angels School in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.

Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily during Mass at Madison Square Garden

Sep 25, 2015 - 03:00 pm .- Pope Francis is saying Mass at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and has just delivered his homily. Please find below the full text of the Holy Father's words:

Read the full text of Pope Francis' visit to a school in Harlem

Sep 25, 2015 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis visited Our Lady, Queen of the Angels school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Sept. 25. Most of the school's students come from migrant families. Read the full text of his prepared remarks:

Performing for the Pope in Philly: a chat with some of the talent

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm .- Musicians, comedians, performers and artists from the around the world are eager to reinforce the message of the family and God’s love – as well as to perform for Pope Francis.

Can a giant Pope Francis mural move the hearts of New Yorkers?

Sep 25, 2015 - 11:40 am .- In the heart of Manhattan, a giant mural of Pope Francis looks out over New York City, smiling and waving. Its painter, Van Hecht-Nilsen, hopes the spectacular image will help people find happiness in God.

Destruction is always personal, Pope Francis reflects at Ground Zero

Sep 25, 2015 - 10:46 am .- After his Friday meeting with loved ones of fallen first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, the Holy Father said he was reminded that violence can never be impersonal.

Leave ideology behind and care for the human person, Pope tells UN

Sep 25, 2015 - 08:45 am .- On Friday Pope Francis told members of the United Nations that there is no room for “ideological colonization” in their agenda, and stressed the need to go beyond policies to concrete solutions in caring for the poor and vulnerable, as well as the environment.

Full Text: Pope Francis' address to the United Nations General Assembly

Sep 25, 2015 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis will formally address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 8:30 am, ET. Watch the live stream from EWTN here.

This nine year-old wants to meet Francis – oh, and be pope someday too

Sep 25, 2015 - 04:03 am .- Ever since he started attending Catholic schools three years ago, nine year-old Parker Langdon has wanted to be a priest.

Pope in NYC: I'm with you in recovering from the abuse scandal

Sep 24, 2015 - 05:39 pm .- In his first address in New York, Pope Francis lamented the suffering caused by the sexual abuse scandal in the United States – not only for the trauma inflicted on the Church's most vulnerable members, but also for the shame it has brought to priests and religious in general.

Full Text : Vespers with Pope Francis in New York City

Sep 24, 2015 - 04:00 pm .- Pope Francis will pray the Evening Prayer at a Vespers service on Thursday, September 24th at 6:45 pm, ET, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Watch the live feed from EWTN here.

Our brother, the Pope – Bishop Conley on the papal visit thus far

Sep 24, 2015 - 03:09 pm .- Bishop James Conley says that Pope Francis' mandate to go beyond the narrow confines of own worlds is a challenge, but not one without encouragement from their brotherly shepherd.

Watch this little girl defy security guards and get a hug from the Pope

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:50 pm .- Sophie Cruz travelled from Los Angeles, across the United States, with her father and two uncles to try to hand a letter Pope Francis this week. Her dream came true on Wednesday when the popemobile stopped for the child, and she was given the most tender embrace of the day.

Jesus came into the world as a homeless person, Pope Francis says

Sep 24, 2015 - 10:24 am .- There is no social or moral justification for homelessness, but we can find solace and meaning in the Incarnation, Pope Francis said Thursday during a visit to Catholic Charities in Washington D.C.

Marriage and family are being threatened, Pope tells US Congress

Sep 24, 2015 - 09:13 am .- In his lengthy speech to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis said the family is being threatened today like never before, and praised American figures, including Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., for their tireless efforts to defend freedom and values.

Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to US Congress

Sep 24, 2015 - 05:00 am .- Please find below the full text of Pope Francis' Sept. 24 address to members of the United States Congress:

Pope Francis made surprise stop at Little Sisters of the Poor to show support

Sep 23, 2015 - 08:39 pm .- Pope Francis paid a short visit to the Little Sisters of the Poor community in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to support them in their court case over the contraception mandate, the Vatican's spokesman revealed.

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