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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 […]

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 […]

Pope Rented Out Sistine Chapel

Pope Rented Out Sistine Chapel

Any famous site can be rented for a price, even the Vatican. Pope Francis continues to shakes things up in Rome. But, his latest is a first. The Pope has rented out the Sistine Chapel for a corporate event this weekend. Museums and historical sites from the Musée du Louvre to the Metropolitan Museum of […]

Document Recently Found Has Eyewitness Account of Jesus Performing Miracle

Document Recently Found Has Eyewitness Account of Jesus Performing Miracle

In Rome, a  document recently found has an eyewitness account of Jesus performing a miracle. An Italian professional was examining the paper written in the first century by the Roman historian Marcus Paterculus. It has only been recently found inside the annals of the Vatican and on it there was written what appears to be […]

Vatican Changes Wording Not Message on Homosexuals

Vatican Changes Wording Not Message on Homosexuals

The news that the Vatican was shifting tone towards being more welcoming of homosexuals rocked the religious world and was called an “earthquake.” But now it seems that conservative backlash has forced a change in the wording of the document from “welcoming” to “providing for” homosexuals. The original English form of the 2014 synod’s relatio […]

Breaking Bad: Travel Blogger Made Parody Video ‘Breaking Balsamic’

Breaking Bad: Travel Blogger Made Parody Video ‘Breaking Balsamic’

Turner Barr is an American travel blogger, recently in Modena, Italy, who made a parody of the Breaking Bad television series, dubbed “Breaking Balsamic.” His job, learning the intricacies of creating traditional balsamic vinegar, was the latest in a string of unusual and interesting jobs across the world and inspired him to make the funny […]

Vatican Changing Stance on Gays

Vatican Changing Stance on Gays

It would appear that the Vatican is now changing their stance on gays, divorce and other hot topics within the church community. A newly released Vatican report is calling for the church to be more open, appreciative and accepting of gays. Another area in which the church is looking to be more enlightened is for […]

Italy Vacations: Off the Beaten Track [Videos]

Italy Vacations: Off the Beaten Track [Videos]

When thinking of Italy vacations, most people head to the popular and well-known cities, like Rome, Florence and Venice, but sometimes it’s good to go off the beaten track and visit the lesser known, but equally fascinating, locations. Riomaggiore is one such location, located in a small valley in Italy’s Liguria region. When heading north, […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 19, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 19, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 19, 2014 covers stories around the globe. Pope Francis lost three members of his family in a car accident in Argentina, just days after Pope Francis publicly discussed the prospect of his own death. An Australian politician, Clive Palmer, is widely criticized for his […]

Pope Francis Hints at Death in Papacy Speech

Pope Francis Hints at Death in Papacy Speech

Pope Francis has hinted at his death in a recent Papacy speech. This is the first time he has mentioned the chance that he will die in the near future, and the news will come as a shock to many. Whenever he has spoken about his health in the past, he has only mentioned nerve […]

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