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Record Crowds Expected for John Paul II, John XXIII Canonizations
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 11:34am | Type: Blog

Vatican officials say they expect next year’s celebration for the canonizations of former popes John Paul II and John XXIII to be attended by as many as 100 heads of state in what is likely to be the biggest d ...

Pope Francis Holds ‘Encouraging’ Reform Talks with Cardinals
Originally Posted: 10/02/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Blog

The special committee of eight cardinals created by Pope Francis with the goal of dramatically reforming the Vatican’s governance got off to an “encouraging” start, the Vatican’s chief spokesman said Wednesday ...

Are the Media Giving Pope Francis a Pass?
Originally Posted: 09/30/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

Are the media pulling their punches when it comes to Pope Francis? Are the media pulling their punches when it comes to Pope Francis? Whether it’s because he carries his own ba ...

5 Things We Learned About Pope Francis From His Blockbuster Interview
Originally Posted: 09/23/2013 - 12:15pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis’ comments this week on everything from gays to abortion (less talk, more mercy), the hierarchy (be pastors, not bureaucrats), and religious faith (doubt is part of belief) continue to reverberate ...

Pope Francis to Encounter a Church in Crisis in Brazil
Originally Posted: 07/19/2013 - 11:42am | Type: Blog

Six years ago, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires attended a gathering of Latin American bishops at the Marian shrine of Aparecida in Rio de Janeiro and called for the Roman Catholic Church to go to ...

Honest Questions About the Argentine Pope
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Even as a non-Catholic, I was filled with hope when an Argentine cardinal said to be passionate about serving the poor stepped onto the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square as Pope Francis. ...