As Pope Francis visits the United States for the very first time, it is our privilege as Catholics and Americans to welcome His Holiness to our country. Here, he will find people who are uniquely free.
Japan's upper chamber of Parliament early Saturday approved controversial bills allowing the country's military to engage in overseas combat in limited circumstances -- a major shift after seven decades of pacifism.
Two Catholic churches just outside Philadelphia -- a 100-year-old Anglo church and a bustling Latino congregationâ€” are in the midst of merging, reflecting a change in the profile of the church in America. The process is not without conflict.