Pope Francis urges protection of nature, weak
Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the
Timeline: Popes of the last 100 years
A look at the lives, times, and policies of the 10 men who have led the Catholic Church in the last 100 years
New Pope brings many firsts for Catholic church
When Cardinal Bergoglio became Pope Francis yesterday, the Catholic church experienced a few firsts. For one, he is the first Latin American pope.
Argentina celebrates the new Pope
News 8's Ali Reed reports from Argentina where celebrations broke out after the announcement of the new Pope.
Pope Francis' humility: stops by hotel to get bags
Pope Francis put his humility on display during his first day as pontiff Thursday, stopping by his hotel to pick up his luggage and pay the bill himself in a
Catholics in Conn. react to new Pope
Bells pealed across Connecticut as the Catholic Church elected a new leader, Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, the first South American pontiff. He will go by Pope
Photos: Introducing Pope Francis I
On March 13, 2013, Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside