Pope: ‘Nativity Scene and Tree Form a Message of Hope and Love’

VATICAN CITY — As Christmas approaches, the Nativity scenes found in churches and homes around the world bid us to make room for Jesus, both in our lives and in society, Pope Francis said shortly before the lighting of the Christmas tree in St....

Trump Picks Ben Carson, Skeptic of Anti-Poverty Programs, for HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON — “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them,” noted Ben Carson, the first neurosurgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins, in his 1990 best-seller, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson...