Tag: Pope Francis

Pope Francis Tells Schoolchildren to Build a ‘Global Village’ of Education

  Pope Francis told a group of schoolchildren Saturday that they are called to build a “global village” of education, which is “the best medicine against all forms of discrimination, violence, and bullying.” In this great global village, “education becomes a bearer of fraternity and a creator of peace among all the peoples of the […]

Abp Vigano: Pope is subjecting Church to ‘powerful forces’ that want world government

For twenty centuries, the Catholic Church has professed faith in Jesus Christ, the only Savior, which has come down to us intact, as she received it from the Apostles and Fathers of the Church at the price of the blood of the Martyrs, and by the witness of the Confessors of the faith and of […]

Vatican: Israeli-Palestinian peace process at risk over US move

The Vatican is expressing concern that “recent decisions” could undermine regional stability in the Middle East, in an apparent reference to the US reversal of position on Israeli settlements. The Vatican on Wednesday didn’t specifically cite the US conclusion that Israel’s West Bank settlements don’t violate international law. But the reference appeared clear when it […]

Pope considering adding ‘sin against ecology’ to Church’s catechism

Speaking to a group of lawyers on Friday, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church is contemplating the introduction of “ecological sin” to the compendium of Church teaching. “We have to introduce, we are thinking about it, in the catechism of the Catholic Church, the sin against ecology, the sin against our common home, because […]

Pope blasts ‘inhuman, un-Christian’ rebirth of anti-Semitism

Pope Francis has denounced the “inhuman, un-Christian” rebirth of anti-Semitism, weighing in on an issue that has convulsed Italy in recent weeks. Speaking at his general audience Wednesday, Francis denounced anti-Semitism, saying it is raging after the world thought the “brutalities” of the Holocaust were over. He said: “Here and there, there is a new […]

Global debate gets underway over married Catholic priests

Germany’s Catholics reacted enthusiastically when bishops from across the Amazon called for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in that region. Such reforms have been pushed for decades by many German bishops and lay groups who hope it can lead to the liberalization of centuries of Roman Catholic tradition. […]

Pope’s go-to interviewer now claims Francis denies Jesus’ bodily resurrection

Pope Francis’ favored Italian interviewer Eugenio Scalfari is now claiming that the Pope told him that Jesus did not have a bodily resurrection after His passion and death on the cross, but that the man “disappeared” and he came forth from the tomb “in the semblance of a spirit.” The Pope has granted numerous interviews […]

Bishops urge Pope to open priesthood to married men in Amazon

Catholic bishops gathered at a special Vatican assembly called on Pope Francis Saturday to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as giving women a greater role to play and making damaging the environment a sin. The bishops issued a list of recommendations at the close of a three-week “synod” on […]

Pope Francis could allow MARRIED men to be ordained as Catholic priests

Pope Francis  could allow married men to be ordained as Catholic priests in remote areas, in a move traditionalists fear could end celibacy. Francis will commence a three-week synod of Amazonian bishops at the Vatican on October 6 which will consider breaking the centuries-old tradition. It is among 146 items to be considered but it […]

Pope Francis Invites Political Leaders To Sign ‘Global Pact’

“Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance” Further signaling his acceptance of globalism during an age of increased nationalism, Pope Francis has now invited leaders to sign a “Global Pact” to create a “new humanism.” “The global event, set to take place at the Vatican on May 14, 2020, is themed ‘Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance,’” reports […]