- Church's conference on families spurring Francis' US trip Updated: Sep-22-15 11:32 am
PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis' six-day, three-city tour of the U.S. this week evolved from a pledge he made last fall to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Stops in Washington and New York were added after Francis put the triennial, Vatican-sponsored conference on his agenda. Here are answers to key questions about the event opening Tuesday that's spurring Francis' first-ever visit to America and the City of Brotherly Love:
- Boston's Cardinal Sean O'Malley meeting Pope in Cuba Updated: Sep-19-15 3:28 pm
BOSTON - The head of Boston's Catholic Church is meeting with Pope Francis in Cuba.