Ticket demand was high for Pope Francis' Mass at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday night. "The right pope at the right time," one attendee said.
“I think the pope has already communicated that the voices of the locked out and the left out should be listened to."
“He’s fun and everyone wants to hang out with the pope. He might even be able to get more young people to go to church.”
Pope Francis led a historical, multireligious Meeting for Peace Friday afternoon at the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Most souvenirs for the pope's U.S. visit do not have authorization from the Catholic Church and run the risk of legal implications.
Many of those who were sexually abused by clergy say the excitement over Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. has overshadowed the injustice done to them.
Watch Pope Francis address world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
“Through action, he’s sending the message that you can’t fulfill your faith without serving people beyond your community.”
The self-described democratic socialist praised the pontiff's mention of Catholic socialist Dorothy Day alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln.
And New Yorkers seemed to love him back. Tens of thousands cheered as Pope Francis traveled Fifth Avenue to a prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Thursday evening.
The pontiff was to lead a prayer service Thursday evening at St. Patrick's Cathedral after his arrival from Washington, D.C.
Responses to Pope Francis' historic address to Congress on Thursday were predictably split along party lines.
Pope Francis spoke to Congress Thursday, addressing immigration, the death penalty, climate change and the family.
Catholic Republican politicians are faced with the decision of either aligning with the leader of the Catholic Church or appealing to their far-right base.
It's not just Catholics who are excited to meet the pope. Muslim leaders also look forward to welcoming a man who they say has mended rifts between the two faith communities.
Advocates are hoping the pontiff's U.S. visit will temper some of the immigration rhetoric coming out of the 2016 presidential campaign season.
Pope Francis, who arrives in Washington Tuesday, is inspiring Roman Catholic investors to put their money where their faith is.
The pope has developed an unusual fan base with millennials — of which six out of 10 view him positively. But the church shouldn't count on them to join the faith.
Pope Francis arrived in the U.S. to find himself in the nexus of global capitalism -- as far from the periphery as he could get.
The Pennsylvania State Police's Criminal Intelligence Center warned that terrorists could falsely identify themselves as first responders to enter secure areas and carry out attacks.