News Articles for "John Paul"
Leftist priests: Francis can fix church 'in ruins'
A new pope from Latin America who wants to build "a church for the poor" is stirring hopes among advocates of liberation theology, a movement of social ac...read more
Vatican official: Romero saint effort 'unblocked'
The Vatican official spearheading the case to make slain Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador a saint said Tuesday the process is moving forward under P...read more
Ex-bishop's widow wants optional priestly celibacy
She uses a wheelchair and carries the weight of her 87 years, but Clelia Luro feels powerful enough to make the Roman Catholic Church pay attention to her...read more
Pope taps cardinals to advise on governing, reform
Pope Francis named eight cardinals from around the globe Saturday to advise him on running the Catholic Church and reforming the Vatican bureaucracy, mark...read more