UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Catholic Activists Encouraged By Church's Shift On Gays, DivorceThe Vatican meeting of bishops and lay-people seems to be brightening the outlook of social activists within the church.
Catholic Church Begins Process To Replace Cardinal GeorgeThe process to replace Francis Cardinal George has begun, and Pope Francis is expected to name the successor late this year.
Chicago's Polish-American Community Well-Represented For John Paul II's CanonizationMany have been here before, for John Paul II’s funeral, or beatification. There are new faces as well. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Chicago-Area Pilgrims Begin Arriving For Canonizations In RomeRome is ready for these Chicagoans and the hundreds of thousands who'll join them. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Students At Pope John XXIII School Learn Of Namesake's Legacy Ahead Of SainthoodThere's only one institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago named after Pope John XXIII; it's an elementary school in Evanston, and anticipation there is building for the late pope’s upcoming canonization in Rome.
Members Of Chicago's Polish Community Look Forward To John Paul II's Canonization In RomeBS Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports they’ll be led by a man with close ties to John Paul II. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Pope Francis: Cardinal Bergoglio Chosen To Lead Catholic Church Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been chosen as the new leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, taking the name Pope Francis 1
Pfleger Hoping Next Pope Is From Third-World CountryOutspoken St. Sabina pastor Rev. Michael Pfleger said he would like to see cardinals pick someone from a third-world nation as the next pope.
George: Cardinals 'Not Ready' To Set Date For Papal ConclaveAnother day has come and gone without a decision on when the Catholic Church’s cardinals will gather to elect the next pope.
Cardinal George: Unclear When Papal Conclave Will BeginRoman Catholic cardinals held their first meeting Monday ahead of electing a new pope, but Cardinal Francis George said it's still not clear when the conclave will begin.
Cardinal George Has Short List For Next PopeOne day after Pope Benedict resigned, the Vatican is in a state of flux, with no clear indication who among a dozen or more possible contenders might be elected a successor.
Catholics Offer Benedict Prayers As He Officially Steps DownPope Benedict XVI ended his eight-year pontificate of the Catholic Church on Thursday, becoming the first pontiff in 600 years to resign.
Cardinal George Arrives In Rome, Prepares For Emotional FarewellCardinal George arrived in Rome on Tuesday to pay homage to the retiring Pope Benedict before turning the attention toward choosing a new leader of the Catholic church.
Cardinal George Preparing For Rome TripAs Cardinal Francis George prepares to leave for Rome, he has a few things on his mind.