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  • Pope Francis Raffles Gifts to Raise Money for Poor
    The benevolent Pope that continues to give: Pope Francis raffles gifts for poor
    Pope Francis continues to lead by example, rather than merely preach the ideologies of Jesus, which is why the Holy Father is revered worldwide. Following the announcement Pope Francis has commissioned showers to be built for the homeless near St....
  • Man secretly tapes exorcism in the Czech Republic
    Man secretly tapes exorcism in the Czech Republic
    According to the Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 sources from the Mirror and New York Daily News, an exorcist happened and a man decided to secretly tape it.The incident happened at The Assumption of the Virgin Mary church in Vranov nad Dyji in February,...
  • Family and marriage are in danger, Pontiff tells colloquium
    Family and marriage are in danger, Pontiff tells colloquium
    Pope Francis on Monday addressed a Vatican-sponsored colloquium held to address issues of marriage and family life, and he said that traditional marriage and family life are in a state of crisis today as perhaps never before. The symposium was...
  • Feminists shove crucifix up their backsides
    Vatican protests in Saint Peter's Square
    A protest group, "Femen," who show up at protests topless, appeared in Saint Peter's Square simulating anal sex with crucifixes, protesting Pope Francis' "meddling in politics."The three women wore only black boots,...
  • Vatican Assisted Suicide
    Vatican: Assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard called 'reprehensible' by Vatican
    The Vatican has weighed in on the debate of Brittany Maynard’s assisted suicide, condemning her decision to die via lethal drugs as a “reprehensible act.” Maynard, a terminally ill woman dying of brain cancer, moved to Oregon to...
  • Vatican condemns Brittany Maynard's assisted suicide
    Vatican condemns assisted suicide in light of Brittany Maynard's public struggle
    Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, the Vatican’s top bioethics official, condemned assisted suicide Tuesday, in light of Brittany Maynard’s very public struggle with brain cancer. The head of the Pontifical Academy for Life impressed...
  • Pope warns against the dangers of lukewarm Christianity
    Pope warns against the dangers of lukewarm Christianity
    In his homily this morning for daily Mass in the chapel of the St. Martha Residence in the Vatican, Pope Francis warned against what he referred to as the harmful and dangerous effects of a Christianity that is what the Scriptures refer to as ...
  • We can't be Christians without the Holy Spirit, Pope says
    We can't be Christians without the Holy Spirit, Pope says
    Pope Francis reminded the congregation at the chapel of the St. Martha Residence in the Vatican today that our very being as Christians is impossible without the grace given to us by the Holy Spirit, as he reflected on a passage in the readings...
  • Be willing to wait upon the Lord, Pope says
    Be willing to wait upon the Lord, Pope says
    In his homily for daily Mass this morning in the chapel of the St. Martha residence in the Vatican, Pope Francis was keen to remind the congregation that Christians are not what he called "nameless islands," but that we are united...
  • Vatican money changers: Sistine Chapel to be leased out for corporate use
    Vatican money changers: Sistine Chapel to be leased out for corporate use
    Churches and chapels have for centuries been considered the House of God, and open for followers of the Christian religion to enter in and worship as they spiritually see fit. However, on Oct. 19 the Vatican has announced it is using its world...
  • Pope Francis beatifies Pope Paul VI
    Pope Francis beatifies Pope Paul VI
    At the closing Mass for the extraordinary session of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis beatified Pope Paul VI today, who is now formally Blessed Paul VI, calling him a "great Pope" as well as a "courageous Christian...
  • Pope Francis
    Praise God in our prayers for choosing us, Pope preaches
    In his homily for daily Mass this morning in the chapel of the St. Martha House, Pope Francis reminded the congregation of the need to pray not only for our individual needs, wants and desires, and not only even for the needs of others, but also...
  • Abandon your comforts and go to the peripheries of society, says Pope
    Abandon your comforts and go to the peripheries of society, says Pope
    In his Angelus message on Sunday in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel of the King's feast (Matt. 22:1-14) on Sunday, saying that as the King sent his servants into the highways and byways to find anyone who might be...
  • Pope Francis, whose leadership has caused a change thinking among bishops regarding gays, divorce and contraception, attended the two week synod on family matters on Monday.
    Catholic bishops recognize gifts offered by gays
    Roman Catholic bishops have expressed a more accepting attitude towards gays at a two-week synod, or conference, at the Vatican, according to ABC News on Monday. The bishops, who were visited by Pope Francis for a morning session, stated that...
  • Synod of Bishops concluding first phase of debate on the family
    Synod of Bishops concluding first phase of debate on the family
    Vatican Radio yesterday reported that the Synod of Bishops, called in extraordinary session to discuss matters of family life today, is nearing the end of the first phase or part of its discussion on the family. At Friday's daily Holy See...