Pope Francis arrives in the United States. Welcome by President Barack Obama and his family, Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett, Cardinal Donald Wuerl and other dignitaries at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Commentary from Father Robert Reed and Kevin Nelson with reports from Kate Andrews, Catholic News and more.


Cardinal Seán O'Malley reflects on Pope Francis's visit to Cuba.



Pope Francis convened a Consistory for the creation of 20 new cardinals. The Holy Father celebrates Mass with the new Cardinals in Saint Peter's Basilica.

New Cardinals:

Archbishop of Morelia, Mexico, Alberto Suárez Inda
Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde, Arlindo Gomes Furtado
Archbishop of Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, CM
Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar. Charles Maung Bo, SDB
Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay, Daniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, SDB
Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, Dominique Mamberti
Archbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy, Edoardo Menichelli
Archbishop of Agrigento, Italy, Francesco Montenegro
Archbishop of Bangkok, Thailand, Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovitvanit
Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand, John Atcherley Dew
Archbishop emeritus of Manizales, Colombia, José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez
Bishop of David, Panama, José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, OAR
Bishop emeritus of Xai-Xai, Mozambique, Júlio Duarte Langa
Apostolic Nuncio (retired), Germany, Karl-Josef Rauber
Pro-Major Penitentiary emeritus, Italy, Luigi de Magistris
Archbishop emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina, Luis Héctor Villalba
Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal, Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente
Archbishop of Hanoi, Vietnam, Pierre Nguyễn Văn Nhơn
Archbishop of Valladolid, Spain, Ricardo Blázquez Pérez
Bishop of Tonga, Soane Patita Paini Mafi



Jay Fadden looks back on Pope John Paul II's 1995 visit to the United States. Introduction by Father Frank McFarland.


Charles Green narrates this segment on Pope John Paul II (from 2005).


Jay Fadden hosts this special tribute to Blessed Pope John Paul II created during Sede Vacante 2005, demonstrating the great love of and outpouring of emotion for John Paul II in response to his passing. Footage by Steve Sasso

Blessed John Paul II will be canonized on April 26, 2014, along with Blessed John XXIII. 




Pope Francis greets visitors at his weekly general audience, where he teaches about the Catholic faith.