Home » Archives by category » Religion » Catholics

Pope Francis’ Successful US-Cuba Negotiations Add to His Public Profile

Pope Francis’ Successful US-Cuba Negotiations Add to His Public Profile

Pope Francis played a key role in the successful recent negotiations between the U.S and Cuba, adding another reason for his growing public appeal. U.S. president Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the pontiff issued a personal communication to both President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro, urging them to resolve the case of five […]

Pope Francis Against Greed

Pope Francis Against Greed

Pope Francis spoke against greed last week when he informed world leaders to take care of those who are hungry and poor in the world. He said failure to do so would lead to the destruction of the world. He was speaking at the 2nd International Conference on nutrition in Rome. The pope expressed disappointment to […]

Pope Francis Invites Legendary Rocker to Play Vatican Concert

Pope Francis Invites Legendary Rocker to Play Vatican Concert

Over the weekend, Pope Francis made another decision that some could classify as another progressive and unconventional one. The Pontiff announced that rock legend Patti Smith would be playing in the Vatican Christmas concert known as the Concerto di Natale, to be televised in Rome on Christmas Eve next month. Joining a show with 18 […]

Halloween and Reformation

Halloween and Reformation

Halloween and Reformation Day have a connection to each other beyond sharing October 31 on the calendar. October 31, 1517 is the believed date Martin Luther, a Catholic monk, nailed the 95 Theses to the doors of the Wittenberg Castle church in Germany that would spark what the Reformation. The monk was confronting a number […]

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis’ mission to modernize and reform the Roman Catholic Church may have been dealt a blow on Saturday, after proposals for wider acknowledgement and acceptance of the LGBT community and remarried Catholics who have been divorced were water downed in the final revised document on the Church’s stance regarding families. This setback raises the central […]

Page 1 of 24123Next ›Last »

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Quantcast