President Trump says he will suspend immigration from “areas of the world” with “a proven history of terrorism.” So, no more immigration from any other country, including the U.S.! Vatican folks, you win the Green Card lottery! Woo...
The Vatican isn't part of the E.U., but does have diplomatic relations with it.
Pope Francis gave a group of refugees more VIP treatment than even the VIP's normally get by inviting them up onto the podium with him during his weekly general audience on Wednesday, June 22. About a dozen African men holding a banner reading "Refugees for a future together," greeted the pontiff as he descended the popemobile in St. Show More Summary
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis visits Armenia this weekend and will try to avoid reigniting a diplomatic dispute with Turkey after his branding of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as a genocide infuriated Ankara last year.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis marked today’s World Refugee Day with an appeal to assist and accompany refugees as well as remedy the injustices and conflicts that force people to flee. Throughout his pontificate, he has repeatedly underlined the plight of people compelled to leave their home and the Gospel call to “welcome the stranger”: Migrants […]
Start your fashion-design career inspired by photos of SWAT police. Now, go vote for someone who might lose and await the next phase of America. Like, loving someone promising to save us all, while speeding away in their get-away vehicle. Show More Summary
The transcript completely changes the words the pope used.
VATICAN // Pope Francis said that the great majority of marriages today are not valid, because couples do not enter into them with a proper understanding of permanence and commitment. Pope Francis also commented on people living together outside of marriage: “I’ve seen a lot of fidelity in these cohabitations, and I am sure that this is [...]
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has said the "great majority" of Catholic marriages being celebrated today are invalid because couples do not fully realize it is a lifetime commitment, drawing sharp criticism from Church conservatives.
The papacy is one of those institutions that is endlessly fascinating — blame Rex Harrison and Charlton Heston, for those of a certain age, or maybe Dan Brown. Regardless of our religious backgrounds or belief systems, we tend to take note not only of what the pope says and does, but what he wears,...
“Rising on the Plaza de la República [in Mexico City], the massive structure marks the first time the Vatican has given permission to reproduce the chapel on this scale … Michelangelo’s paintings are photographic reproductions printed on canvas, their religious scenes composed of over 2.6 million images each about an inch large.”
Retired Pope Benedict XVI will mark his 65th anniversary as a priest at a Vatican ceremony June 28 attended by Pope Francis amid fresh confusion over the roles played by the current and former pontiffs.
Last month, along with my colleagues in the Syrian opposition, we made an official visit to Rome for a series of high profile meetings with the Italian Government and the Vatican. Our all-women delegation included Syrians from many different backgrounds: Sunni, Druze, Christian, Alawite, a politician, an activist and former detainee. Show More Summary
"The 20th and final edition appeared in 1948, and the Index [Librorum Prohibitorum] was formally abolished on 14 June 1966 by Pope Paul VI...."The aim of the list was to protect the faith and morals of the faithful by preventing the reading of heretical and immoral books.... Show More Summary
The Vatican’s trial over leaked documents has taken a complicated but expected turn with the birth of a baby named Pietro.
The head of the Vatican’s doctrine office is suggesting little new will come from a study commissioned by Pope Francis into the role of women deacons.
A section from a late 18th re-reaction of the original I Modi. (Photo: Public Domain) Any pilgrims visiting Vatican City will spend some time in the Raphael Rooms. Decorated with iconic frescoes by Raphael and the artists of his workshop, these reception rooms in the Palace of the Vatican have left generations of tourists awestruck. Show More Summary
Pope Francis released a statement through the Vatican press office regarding the overnight shooting in Orlando which took the lives of 50 people and injured at least 53 more. The terrible massacre that has taken place in Orlando, with its dreadfully… Read The post Pope Francis Condemns Orlando Shooting appeared first on Towleroad.
Pope Francis has expressed horror and condemnation over the mass shooting in a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday in which 50 people were killed and dozens more wounded, according to Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi. In a statement, Lombardi said the Pope was shaken and saddened by the...
The Vatican says Pope Francis is expressing the “deepest feelings of horror and condemnation” over a massacre at a Florida nightclub that killed at least 50 people.