Pope Francis

Pro-life leaders from 13 countries accuse Pope Francis of failing to uphold Church teaching

One signatory accused the Pope and other members of the hierarchy of spreading errors<p>Leaders of pro-life organisations from across the world have …

Christianity

Pope: Do not dialogue with Satan!

He always pretends to be polite, warns Francis.<p>Evil “is a person”—Satan—says Pope Francis in an excerpt from the Padre Nostro television series that …

Christianity

Pope Francis’s Controversial Step on Communion for the Divorced and Remarried

Must faithful Catholics now give a ‘religious submission of mind and will’ to Francis’s teachings on this issue?<p>Last week, Pope Francis made another …

Christianity

Pope on Guadalupe feast: Church is mestizo, native, black

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Latin American and Caribbean Catholics to celebrate and defend their diversity, saying the face of the Catholic Church is indigenous, mestizo and black.<p>Francis celebrated a special Mass on Tuesday to mark the feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the …

Christianity

The Dictator Pope? Kwitcherbellyakin.

A new book called The Dictator Pope is making a splash.<p>I’m reminded of a handmade sign my mom had in the kitchen that just said, …

Christianity

The Pope thinks Twitter is “rich in humanity”

In honor of the fifth anniversary of his official Twitter account, Pope Francis, or more likely someone representing him, hopped on to the social …

Offbeat News

Cardinal Kasper: The controversy surrounding ‘Amoris Laetitia’ has come to an end

MUNICH, Germany — The controversy regarding <i>Amoris Laetitia</i> has come to an end, according to German cardinal Walter Kasper. What is more, he has …

Christianity

Cardinal Cupich visits Puerto Rico on behalf of Pope Francis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CNS) -- What Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich learned in visiting and talking to the people of Puerto Rico Dec. 3-6 is that …

Caribbean

Pope Francis Is Mistaken about Free Markets

Meeting with global-finance students recently at the Chartreux Institute in Lyon, France, Pope Francis warned them “to remain free from the lure of …

Austrian Economics

Pope Francis and Changing the Lord’s Prayer

On Saturday, there was an article about Pope Francis in our city’s secular press. Again. Nothing too unusual for this Christian leader who has …

Christianity

Anti-Nuclear Coalition Accepts Nobel Peace Prize As Calls for Disarmament Grow

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of ICAN, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday. Her coalition worked to advance an anti-nuclear treaty signed by …

Liberal View

Is the Pope right about the Lord’s Prayer?

By onDecember 11, 2017 in Christianity, Theology/Bible<p>Last week, <b>The New York Times</b> reported that Pope Francis wishes to change the English …

Catholicism

97 years later, the largest Catholic church in America is finally finished

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The overflowing congregation at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception hardly needed reminding to raise …

Christianity

Analysis: What is the context of Pope Francis’ words on the Lord’s Prayer?

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis’ remarks on the “wrong” translation of the Lord’s Prayer in a TV show hosted by the …

Christianity

Pope Francis: Are you full of anger? Discover why it’s hard for you to let go

Today's morning homily will bring you a couple chuckles, and some great advice!<p>Allow yourself to be consoled by the Lord; do not <i>prefer</i> complaints and …

Christianity

The Pope has way too much faith in the way we use social media

Pope Francis had some wild optimism to share with Twitter timelines on Tuesday.<p>He celebrated the fifth anniversary of his Twitter account with a …

Christianity

The Pope, “Shield Catholic hospitals from business mentality”

“Shielding Catholic hospitals from the business mentality that is seeking worldwide to turn health care into a profit-making enterprise, which ends …

Christianity

Changing With The Times: The Catholic Church Will Now Waive The Celibacy Requirement For Priests Who’ve Made A Pact With Their Friends To All Get Laid By The End Of Summer

There are few institutions more slow-moving and set in its ways than the Catholic Church, but the Vatican just made a decision that shows it’s …

Humor

Can we give reporters a break on the pope and the Lord’s Prayer?

ROME – There’s an old joke about the news industry, which I heard decades ago from Spanish layman Joaquin Navarro-Valls, when he was still the …

Christianity

Vatican conference highlights role of laity in addressing modern challenges

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 / 03:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Leading lay experts and top Vatican officials have joined forces this week to talk about how …

Christianity

Cyclone Ockhi: Pope Francis enquires about Kerala's fishermen community

Pope Francis has enquired about the hardships and sufferings caused to Kerala's fishermen community in the Ockhi cyclone that ravaged the coastal …

Christianity

Pope Francis hockey opens season with win over defending Super 8 champion Arlington

The Pope Francis boys hockey team opened the 2017-18 season in impressive fashion, with the Cardinals going on the road and defeating the defending …

Western Massachusetts

Pope in Myanmar: The Way to Confronting Violence and Radical Buddhism

Communist leader Joseph Stalin once asked Pope Pious XII how many military brigades he commands. No one at the time would have predicted that this …

Middle East

Pope Francis has appointed Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

Brendan Kelly has been appointed Bishop of Galway.<p>He is currently serving as Bishop of Achonry.<p>Bishop Brendan is a native of Galway and was ordained …

News (Ireland)

Pope expresses sorrow over Jerusalem clashes sparked by Trump decision

"Only a negotiated solution between Israelis and Palestinians can bring a stable and lasting peace"<p>On Sunday, the Vatican released a statement on the …

Israel

Taxing the rich to help the poor? Here's what the Bible says

The new tax reform bill has led to an intense debate over whether it would help or hurt the poor. Tax reform in general raises critical issues about …

Social Justice

Pope Francis Plans to Alter One Line of the Lord's Prayer — Pastor Fires Back

In just four years, Pope Francis has certainly made his mark on the Roman Catholic Church — a number of his statements have caused controversy within …

Faith

Pope Francis Suggests Translation Change To The Lord's Prayer

Last week, Pope Francis weighed in on how the line "lead us not into temptation" in the Lord's Prayer might be improved. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large of <i>American Magazine,</i> about the translation changes Pope Francis has proposed.

World News

Did The Pope Just Smack Down Trump? Pontiff Throws Subtle Shade On Twitter

Pope Francis may have thrown some subtle shade at Donald Trump, in a tweet that encouraged political leaders to think about the common good.<p>The …

Christianity

Breitbart writer: Pope Francis supports the Paris climate agreement "because of his dislike of the First World, and particularly the United States"

From the December 11 edition of SitiusXM Patriot's <i>Breitbart News Daily</i>:<p>Loading the player reg...<p>nid), array('absolute' => TRUE))); ?--> nid), …

Liberal View