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Pope Francis Is No Turkey When It Comes to World Matters

Pope Francis Is No Turkey When It Comes to World Matters

Controversial Pope Francis is no turkey when it comes to world matters, and with delighted officials preparing for the September visit by Pope to the United States, there are hints of aggravation on the rising. The scheduled visit will include Washington, Philadelphia and New York City. The Vatican has confirmed that the Pope will visit […]

‘Pope Francis’ May Inspire Raul Castro to Return to the Catholic Church

‘Pope Francis’ May Inspire Raul Castro to Return to the Catholic Church

Pope Francis received a visit from Raul Castro, who is the president of Cuba. The visit was made to thank Pope Francis for helping out with the Cuban and US negotiations. Castro greatly enjoyed the meeting, and stated that Pope Francis had such an impact on him that he is considering going back to the […]

Calculating Easter and Passover

Calculating Easter and Passover

Calculating Easter is not an easy task. It used to be the Sunday of the Jewish Passover week. In 325 A.D. it was decided that Easter would be after the first full moon that came after the Spring Equinox. The Week of Unleavened Bread is symbolic of the Jewish slaves being liberated from Egypt and […]

Pope Francis’ Raffle Gives Compassion a Personal Touch

Pope Francis’ Raffle Gives Compassion a Personal Touch

Pope Francis put feet to his faith today, demonstrating the biblical admonition that it is “more blessed to give than to receive” by raffling off several personal gifts to give compassion for the poor a personal touch. The pontiff has built a reputation for concern for the poor since taking over the reins at the […]

Pope Francis Poised to Tackle Climate Change in 2015

Pope Francis Poised to Tackle Climate Change in 2015

Pope Francis is poised to tackle climate change in 2015 with an agenda that will include a series of speeches, summit appearances, and an aggressive call-to-arms for the world’s Catholics. According to sources, the pontiff wants to have a direct influence on the vital United Nations (U.N.) Climate Conference that is scheduled a year from now […]

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 question […]

Ariana Grande Renounced Catholicism in Support of Gay Brother

Ariana Grande Renounced Catholicism in Support of Gay Brother

Pop princess Ariana Grande reportedly gave up Catholicism in support of her gay brother, Frankie Grande. In a recent interview conducted with The Sunday Telegraph, the singer details the journey of how she eventually came to terms that the religion was no longer for her, especially when she found out the church informed her brother […]

Setback for Pope Francis on Gay Statement

Setback for Pope Francis on Gay Statement

In what is being called a setback for Pope Francis, the midterm document from the synod has had language regarding gays and lesbians removed after conservative bishops blocked its inclusion. After failing to receive the needed two-thirds majority in a vote, the controversial paragraph was removed leaving some progressives unhappy and disappointed. The document is […]

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