pope francis

Pope Francis Says The Church Should Apologize To LGBTQ People And Women

But don’t expect the Pope to fully support LGBTQ people’s rights in the church anytime soon.

Kelly Kanayama | June 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Pope Francis’ New Encyclical Welcomes Gay And Divorced Catholics Back Into Church Life

Pope Francis’ long-awaited encyclical on love and marriage, Amoris Laetitia, was published today. In it, Francis doesn’t create any new rules for marriage, but he does elaborate on how priests…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 8, 2016 - 10:43 am

Pope Francis Joins Instagram But No Selfies – Yet

FINALLY. Have you all been waiting for the Pope’s IG to start popping?? I know I have. Ok, I lie. But I guess it’s cool we have such a social…

Katrin Higher | March 19, 2016 - 4:00 pm

What Will Be On Pope Francis’ Instagram? Let’s Speculate

Francis is joining Instagram for the third anniversary of his election. Someone get the Pope a selfie stick!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Pope Francis Calls Trump “Not Christian,” Says Birth Control May Be OK In Zika-Affected Regions

Pope Francis wrapped up his tour of Mexico today, holding a mass in Juarez and specifically remembering victims of “forced migration,” including women who have been”unjustly robbed of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Leonardo DiCaprio Meets Pope, Speaks Italian

Leonardo DiCaprio greeted Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday, discussed their shared concern for the environment and gave the pontiff a check from his charitable foundation. “Your Holiness, thank you…

Newser | January 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Guess Who Tied The Pope In ‘Most Admired Man’ Poll?

Gallup’s annual poll on the most admired people is making headlines, but not because of the No. 1 spots for men and women. Those are the relatively boring picks of…

Newser | December 29, 2015 - 11:30 am

Gay Priest Fired For Coming Out Right Before Vatican Assembly On Family, Marriage & Same-Sex Relationships

One person who probably doesn’t refer to Pope Francis as “Cool Pope” like so many have called the notoriously less-bigoted-than-usual Catholic Church figurehead? Former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa, who was fired just…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 5, 2015 - 11:20 am

Vatican Fires Priest For Coming Out As Gay

Pope Francis may be the most “liberal” Pope there ever was, but the Vatican still isn’t.

The Polish Monsignor Krysztof Olaf Charamsa held a press conference on Saturday…

Katrin Higher | October 4, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Vatican: Pope Francis Is Down With His Gay Buddy, Not Kim Davis

What does Kim Davis do with her gay friends? Deny them marriage licenses. What does the Pope do with his gay friends? He grants them the only “

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Vatican: Hold On, We Don’t Like Kim Davis That Much

The Vatican wants everyone to slow their roll on this whole Pope-Kim Davis meeting. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi issued a statement on the meeting to “contribute to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2015 - 9:00 am

Kim Davis And The Pope: Why Her Claims To “Religious Liberty” Are Bogus

Kim Davis and her lawyers from the Liberty Council are claiming that the homophobe and on-the-side Rowan County, KY clerk had a special, secret meeting with Pope Francis

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2015 - 9:30 am
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