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MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Vatican Fails To Reach Agreement On Welcoming Gays, Divorced To Church

The Vatican failed to reach an agreement on revising a document called “relatio” on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2014

The Chapel on the campus of St. Mary's Preparatory in Orchard Lake. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Unprecedented Canonization In Vatican City Has Local Ties

Rochester resident 67-year-old Richard Wojtylo is an extended cousin of John Paul II.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2014

Julia Gheen with husband and Pope John Paul II in 2004. (Gheen/Photo Credit)

Honeymoon Story Includes Rare Encounter With Soon To Be Canonized Pope

A Birmingham husband and wife have a shared experience with the pontiff who will be canonized Sunday during a ceremony in Rome, Italy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

Brooks Patterson, Kelly Rossman-McKinney and John Truscott join host Carol Cain to talk about Lansing and Detroit and the issues  that bind the two during "Michigan Matters airing Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.

Michigan Matters: Archdiocese Of Detroit Faces Challenges

Just as the General Motors, Ford and the city of Detroit has been forced to go through major changes as the economy and market place has changed, so too the Archdiocese of Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/05/2013

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 31: Pope Francis embraces a baby prior to his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis delivered his message to the gathered faithful from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica in St. Peter's Square after his first Holy week as Pontiff. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Makes Easter Plea For Mideast Peace

Pope Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Michigan Catholics Abuzz About New Pope

Now that Pope Francis the 1st has been announced to the world, local Catholics are hoping for compassionate leadership for the future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio Elected New Pope

The Catholic church has chosen a new pope.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

A general view of the main Square of Castel Gandolfo crowded with pilgrims as Pope Benedict XVI arrives, for the last time as head of the Catholic Church, at the window of Castel Gandolfo where he will start his retirement today on February 28, 2013 in Rome, Italy. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Benedict Becomes 1st Pope In 600 Years To Resign

Now that Pope Benedict has left the Vatican the world’s cardinals will get to work selecting a new Pontiff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Detroit Archbishop: Next Pope Could Be From Latin America

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron spoke of the Pope’s announced retirement on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

Pope Benedict XVI in Vatican City, Vatican.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Eight Local Priests Named Monsignors by Pope Benedict XVI

“The eight priests honored by Pope Benedict XVI have given the Church many years of faithful service in fulfilling a variety of pastoral responsibilities,” said Archbishop Vigneron.

CBS Detroit–12/27/2012

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