A Harley-Davidson sold at auction on Thursday for almost 20 times its estimated value—because its previous owner was the pope.» Read More
Some Catholic theologians backed by activist Ralph Nader are criticizing billionaire Ken Langone for comments to CNBC about potential church fundraising problems.
In his first major written work, Pope Francis referred to capitalism as "a new tyranny," urging global leaders to fight poverty and inequality.
President Barack Obama has been bumped off the top spot of Forbes' ranking of the world's most powerful people.
Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, Vatican sources say.