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Pope speeds up, simplifies process for annulments

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church's process for annulling marriages Tuesday, allowing for fast-track decisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-09-08/pope-speeds-simplifies-p
Environment has been cause of concern for many popes

VATICAN CITY - Anxiety has so gripped American conservatives over Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on the environment that you might think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-12/environment-has-been-cause-concern-
Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

VATICAN CITY - One hails from Tonga, where climate change threatens the existence of the archipelago. Several live in places tormented by drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/popes-new-cardinals-are-
Pope brings 'church for the poor' to S. America's poorest with Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay trip

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries, making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-03/pope-brings-church-poor-
Augusta travelers continue to check in with postcards

...adventures, we hear from Polly Champion's European vacation with her grandparents, which continued with cards from Vatican City and London.Debra Mundy had a great time with friends in Topeka, Kan., home state of former President Dwight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-19/augusta-travelers-continue-ch
Bulletin: Pope to resign

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-02-11/pope-resign-feb-28
Benedict bore formidable burden

VATICAN CITY - Benedict XVI always cast himself as the reluctant pope, a shy bookworm who preferred solitary walks in the Alps to the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-02-11/benedict-bore-formidable-bur
Local Catholics stunned by papal resignation but trust Benedict's decision

Shock waves from Vatican City reverberated in Augusta on Monday as local Catholics tried to make sense of the first papal resignation in six centuries."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-02-11/local-catholics-stunned-
Bookworm: 'The Vatican Diaries'

...inches a day. Some of the buildings are ancient, while others bow to 21st-century consumerism, which many residents Vatican City hate to see happening. Others, however, want progress so much that they'll destroy priceless artifacts and tombs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-03-11/bookworm-vatican-diaries
Argentine elected new pope

VATICAN CITY - Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-13/argentine-elected-new-pope