Two Kerala Catholics to be declared saints
IBNLiveTwo Kerala Catholics to be declared saints in VaticanIBNLiveVatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala, Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia, will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation ...Pope Francis to confer sainthood on two beatified candidates from Kerala at ...Daily News & AnalysisThousands to attend Indians' canonization in VaticanVatican RadioMannanam sees huge crowdsDeccan Chronicleall 11 news articles »
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:40 am
Vatican holds its first conference on autism
Press HeraldVatican holds its first conference on autismPress HeraldThe three-day conference, which began Thursday, was organized by a Vatican body focused on health care and in some ways looked like a general secular gathering. Experts from 57 countries updated one another on such issues as genetic research, pain ...and more »
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:01 am
Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money
National Catholic Reporter (blog)Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money for poorNational Catholic Reporter (blog)Like many Catholic parishes, the Vatican has turned to a raffle to raise money; the difference is, though, the prizes are items originally given as gifts to Pope Francis. For 10 euros -- about $12.50 -- anyone can go to the Vatican post office or ...Vatican raffles gifts to pope to raise money for the pooreuronewsPhotos: Pope meets with autistic children at the VaticanCrux: Covering all things Catholicall 295 news articles »
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:28 am
Italian Catholics 'de-baptise' to hit
BBC NewsItalian Catholics 'de-baptise' to hit VaticanBBC NewsRelations between the Church and State have always been a thorny issue in Italian politics - and they have not got any easier during the economic slowdown. Some critics have suggested that the Vatican and its churches enjoy too many tax privileges in ...and more »
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 7:47 pm
Vatican Strengthens Ties with Evangelicals
TIMEVatican Strengthens Ties with Evangelicals and Mormons Against Gay MarriageTIMEIn a month when papal conversation about marriage has been all the rage, the Vatican is enlisting a new set of allies to support its commitment to marriage between a man and a woman: American evangelicals and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...Faith leaders leave Vatican with high hopes for the beginning of a new ...Deseret NewsVatican summons archbishop over alleged paedophile ringIrish TimesPatti Smith on Vatican performance: 'I like Pope Francis'New York Daily NewsCatholicPhilly.com -Crux: Covering all things Catholic -National Review Online (blog)all 406 news articles »
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 7:59 am
Pope in Turkey: Christian-Muslim tensions,
When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul's famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict's respect for Islam.
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:53 am
Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim
VATICAN CITY (AP) — When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul's famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict's respect for Islam.
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:31 am
Top US Jesuit defends Vatican sex prosecutor
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the Jesuits in the United States defended the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor Tuesday, saying he had virtually no role in the order's handling of a notorious pedophile now serving a 25-year prison sentence.
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:34 pm
Top US Jesuit sets record straight on
The head of the Jesuit religious order in the United States is defending the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor, saying he had practically no role in the Jesuits' handling of a notorious pedophile now serving a 25-year prison sentence.
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:08 pm
Francis meets Egyptian president on European
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis emphasized Egypt's role in establishing Middle East peace during a meeting with the country's president.
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 8:51 am
Vatican Turkey 5 Things to Know
FILE - In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Pope Francis stands with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I as they meet outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28 ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:23 pm
Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim
VATICAN CITY — When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul's famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict's respect for Islam.
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:20 pm
Pope Francis: Ray of Hope
There is a new change coming in Christianity. He promises to bring reforms in the Church and bring justice to the victims of some sects of the Vatican tyranny. He has a modern view of the world and accepts science as a part of life and that religion must ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:16 pm
1500 YEAR OLD BIBLE CONFIRMS JESUS NOT
Welp. Looks like it’s time for me to pack it in on the whole “Catholic” thing. Why would somebody go to the trouble of writing a headline in all caps on the internet if it weren’t true? Plus, just look at the leathery old gnarly-lookin’ book!
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:34 pm
Is Benedict XVI The Real Pope? Four Factors
(RNS) When Benedict XVI stunned Catholics by announcing that he would become the first pope in six centuries to resign, it immediately raised concerns — which were dismissed just as quickly — that an ex-pope around could undermine the legitimacy of the ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 5:36 am
Pope's soccer habit a perfect fit for papal
Soccer-mad Pope Francis is building quite a collection of team jerseys.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 9:46 am
Pope Francis supports crackdown on US nuns
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis supports the Holy See's crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns, dimming hopes that a Jesuit pope whose emphasis on the poor mirrored the nuns' own social outreach would take a different appro
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 8:02 am
A list of papal advisers on Curia reform
Pope Francis on Saturday named eight cardinals to a panel that will help advise him running the church and reforming the Vatican bureaucracy, or Curia. Seven non-Vatican officials were drawn from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America to
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 6:23 am
Pope tells priests: practice what you preach
Pope Francis told priests on Sunday to practice what they preach, saying the church's credibility was on the line.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 3:19 am
Pope faces tough decisions as Vatican
Pope Francis has spent much of his first month as pope charming ordinary Catholics with his ordinary yet extraordinary papal ways and making clear he is very much the boss when it comes to decisions as small as the shoes he wears to where he rests his hea
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 11:14 pm