07/27/2013 8:26amPope Francis on Saturday challenged bishops from around the world to get out of their churches and preach, and to have the courage to go to the farthest margins of society to find the faithful.
07/27/2013 1:12pmIn the thick of his historic visit to Brazil this week, Pope Francis urged young Catholics to make a "mess" in their dioceses and break out of their spiritual cages.
07/27/2013 2:39pmTheir history is the history of Chile. Michelle Bachelet and Evelyn Matthei were childhood friends whose fathers became top generals on opposite sides of the country's deep political divide.
07/27/2013 3:07pmPope Francis has delighted a crowd in Rio de Janeiro by donning a colorful Indian headdress handed to him by a member of a Brazilian tribe.
07/27/2013 4:03pmPope Francis took on the defense of the Amazon and the environment near the end of his weeklong trip to Brazil, as he donned a colorful Indian headdress Saturday and urged that the rainforest be treated as a garden.
07/27/2013 4:07pmPeruvian riot police wielding tear gas and batons have halted a march on Congress by several thousand protesters upset with President Ollanta Humala and a political class they consider inept and corrupt.
07/27/2013 7:02pmPope Francis spoke the language of Brazil's soccer-mad youth Saturday, telling them that being a good Catholic is like training to play soccer. Only he added a seemingly blasphemous twist, telling them Jesus offers them "something more than the World Cup."
07/27/2013 9:29pmCuban state media say that Fernando Alonso, co-founder of Cuba's National Ballet, has died. He was 98.