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  • Pope receives cake, well-wishes for his birthday
    Pope receives cake, well-wishes for his birthday
    There was what some Vatican observers described as festive greeted Pope Francis during his General Audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, as the Pope celebrated his 78th Birthday. Many of the pilgrims shouted "Happy Birthday"...
  • Pope Francis brokers deal between Cuba and the United States
    Pope Francis brokers deal between Cuba and the United States
    President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the United States will reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, ending 53 years of isolation intended to punish the island state for being Communist. The agreement came after 18 months of secret...
  • Cuban Prison Infirmary
    Obama throws Pope Francis under the bus in aftermath of Cuba prisoner swap
    While President Barack Obama's sycophants breathlessly announced the prisoner trade that led to the release of American Alan Gross from a Cuban dungeon, a largefirestorm erupted in the United States and sharp criticism of Obama's prisoner...
  • Happy 78 Birthday Pope Francis
    Pope Francis celebrates birthday in St. Peter's Square with a tango and cake
    Happy 78th birthday to Pope Francis who celebrated on Wednesday in St. Peter’s Square with traditions from his homeland of Argentina. Gatherers danced the tango as the Holy Father sipped maté, a traditional tea-type beverage from his country...
  • One must have a humble heart to be saved, Pope says
    One must have a humble heart to be saved, Pope says
    Pope Francis reiterated today that salvation is given to someone who has a "repentant heart," while someone who doesn't truly trust in the Lord can bring condemnation to themselves. The Pope's remarks came as part of his homily...
  • The rock of Christ is non-negotiable, Pope teaches
    The rock of Christ is non-negotiable, Pope teaches
    Pope Francis said in his homily for daily Mass on Monday that the hypocrisy of those who asked Jesus by what authority he healed and taught in the Gospel reading for today (Mt. 21:23-27) demonstrate their hypocrisy by even demanding that Jesus...
  • World Meeting of Families 2015
    Pope Francis' first trip to the U.S. during the time of the last blood moon
    According to the history of the World Meeting of Families, this event was founded by Pope John Paul II in 1992. The first World Meeting of Families was held in Rome, Italy in 1994. Every three years, the World Meeting of Families' event has...
  • Pope Francis
    So What About The Animals We Are Not Eating
    It turns out that the current Pope was misquoted when he said dogs go to heaven.It was actually a slightly more ambiguous comment by Pope Paul VI who stated that people will be reunited with their pets in paradise.Anyway you say it, this column is...
  • Do animals have souls?
    The debate reignited: Do animals possess souls?
    In light of a recent event in which the current leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, reassured a young boy that his deceased pet dog would be waiting for him in heaven, many have sounded off on the question, do animals have souls?As a non...
  • St. Lucy
    Pope Francis asks for intercession of St. Lucy at visit with the blind
    Saturday, December 13, on the Feast of St. Lucy, Pope Francis received the National Council of the Italian Union of Blind and sight-impaired Persons. St. Lucy is the patron saint of the blind. Her legends involve the gouging of her eyes and the...
  • Pope Francis declines meeting with Dalai Lama
    Pope Francis declines meeting with Dalai Lama
    Pope Francis reportedly declined a meeting with the Dalai Lama on Thursday. The Tibetan spiritual leader is in Rome for the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, which originally was to be held in South Africa, but was recently relocated to...
  • Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in St. Peter's for Our Lady of Guadalupe
    Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in St. Peter's for Our Lady of Guadalupe
    Pope Francis is scheduled to celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in honor of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is today, December 12th. Vatican radio is reporting that the Mass will be preceded by a special...
  • The grace of God is tenderness and closeness, Pope preaches
    The grace of God is tenderness and closeness, Pope preaches
    Pope Francis warned today that the Christian faithful should not indulge themselves in the idea that they can somehow treat God's grace as some kind of a "commodity," and engage in what he called "a kind of spiritual book...
  • Pope Francis criticizes secular media coverage of the Synod on the Family
    Pope Francis criticizes secular media coverage of the Synod on the Family
    Pope Francis today began a new series of reflections for his Wednesday Audiences, after having previously focused on a lengthy catechetical series on the Church, he began a new teaching series with today's audience, one that focuses on the...
  • Nuclear blast over Hiroshima
    Pope Francis says nukes rob from the hungry and poor
    This week Pope Francis was among those speaking out against the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons on mankind. The third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons was just held in Vienna, Austria.Presentations included the...