The Vatican announced the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Finn is the lone American bishop ever to be found guilty of child abuse cover-up.
Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago from 1997 until 2014, died at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer.
Pope Francis is considering a trip to Cuba in September to tie in with his visit to the U.S. Discussions about the visit are at a preliminary stage.
An open letter calls on the Pope to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. The Archdiocese says the signers don't speak for the Catholic community.
Cardinal Willem Eijk, archbishop of Utrecht, told the faithful to prepare for the closure of about a thousand Catholic parishes.
Cardinal Mario Poli of Buenos Aires has recognized a branch of the SSPX as an 'association of diocesan right.' The Pope's home diocese is the first ever to do so.
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