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What meeting Pope Francis was like for elementary students in Harlem

NEW YORK CITY (CNA/EWTN News) -- Students and community members in East Harlem were moved, sometimes to tears, by Pope Francis’ words and example during his visit to the New York neighborhood.

Six families to receive Gospel of Luke from pope at Philadelphia Mass

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Riad Sargi and his family are glad to know that Pope Francis has not forgotten the suffering of the people of Syria.

A pious friar becomes Saint Junípero Serra

WASHINGTON -- Even for a bustling metropolis like Washington, D.C., used to massing vast throngs at innumerable city-wide gatherings, this was unique. In the past the U.S. capital had welcomed victorious new presidents, beribboned military heroes, and record-shattering athletes. But at this spectacle the crowd focused on a humble Franciscan friar, Junípero Serra, who had simply answered God’s call to preach the Gospel. 

Chefs working at a 'different level' cooking for Pope Francis, homeless

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cooking for 1,900 people, no problem. Cooking for the pope? Now that requires extra care. Chefs Michael McDonald and Irshaad Ellis-Bey say they are up to the challenge.

The famous popemobile: Pontiffs have hit the streets in style

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- There's perhaps no other signature vehicle in the world more well-known than the popemobile. Tall and boxy or sleek and chic, it's the one white ride that always catches people's eye, mostly because of the special passenger waving inside.