The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.
Pope Francis has appointed an Ohio bishop to lead the Hartford Archdiocese.
Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, known for his activism against legalizing same-sex marriage and taking on politicians who support abortion rights, struck a conciliatory tone Friday, a week after he was quoted as saying he was “a little bit disappointed” Pope Francis hadn’t addressed abortion since being elected six months ago.
A Rhode Island couple says they were speechless and moved to tears when Pope Francis hugged and kissed their 8-year-old son in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro says she was personally inspired by the new pope’s call to help the most vulnerable in society during his installation Mass at the Vatican. The Connecticut Democrat […]