Georgetown University sold 272 slaves to rescue the school during a financial crisis. Many are now asking if the university should compensate the slaves' descendants.

Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. for the beginning part of his visit to the United States - his first-ever visit to the U.S.

Pope Francis Is “Time” Magazine’s Person Of The Year “Time” magazine has announced Pope Francis early Wednesday morning as their 2013 Person of the Year.  Credited for changing the tone and perception of the Catholic Church, the weekly newsmagazine handed the Pope the top honor.  “Time” says “the leader of the Catholic Church has become a new […]

Pope Benedict will resign on February 28, his spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told CNN Monday. Lombardi did not give a reason for the resignation. Benedict, the 265th pope, is the sixth German to serve as pope and the first since the 11th century. He has led church after the third-longest papacy in church history and […]

Nathaniel Lindein, a crack-addled burglar accused of robbing nearly a dozen Bronx churches says he broke into the poor box as revenge for the child sex scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church.