Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change Conference

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.


Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Detroit Catholic Choir Invited To Sing For Pope At Vatican

The Archdiocesan Chorus of Detroit has been invited to sing during a Jan. 5, 2016, Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2015

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

Cardinal Edmund Szoka at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Clergy, Faithful Pack Detroit Church For Cardinal Edmund Szoka Funeral

Catholic leaders packed a church in Detroit for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Cardinal Edmund Szoka

Cardinal Edmund Szoka Celebrates 40 Years As Bishop

Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who ran the Archdiocese of Detroit between 1981 and 1990, celebrates 40 years as a bishop Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011

St. Anne - Patroness of Detroit

Vatican Names St. Anne The Patron Saint Of Detroit

Not every city can say they have their own saint — but the city of Detroit can.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

Pope Changes Stance On Condoms

Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV.


5 Arrested In London Over Threat To Pope

An alleged threat to Pope Benedict XVI led to the pre-dawn arrests of five men in London on Friday on the second day of the pontiff’s trip to Britain, police said. The Vatican said the […]