priests

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

Pope Francis Says ‘God Weeps’ For Child Sexual Abuse Victims Of The Clergy

On the Pope’s final day of his historic United States visit, Francis met with Bishops in Philadelphia and brought up the Catholic church’s darkest secrets.

He said that…

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Philadelphia Priest Creates Vatican And Pope Entirely Out Of Legos In Advance Of Papal Visit

Reverend Bob Simon of Philadelphia put aside his bible and his wafers to hunker down and build an impressive replica of the Vatican in advance of the Pope’s September Philadelphia…

Katrin Higher | September 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

26 Italian Women Having Affairs With Priests Ask Pope To End Celibacy Vow

It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: Twenty-six women wrote a letter to the Pope … 

But it’s a reality reported by the site Vatican Insider: 26…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

82-Year-Old Pervy Priest Fired After A Television Station Airs His Sex Tape

In Brazil, an unidentified 21-year-old vowed to get back at 82-year-old priest Luiz Marques Barbosa, who he claims sexually abused him. And so this 21-year-old knelt by a window, and…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 20, 2010 - 2:30 pm

No Celibacy For Married Anglican Priests Who Convert To Catholicism

The Vatican announced last month a plan to make it easier for disillusioned Anglicans, who feel their church has become too liberal, to convert to Catholicism. The plan allows for…

Annika Harris | November 9, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Nun Pageant Canceled

So, that priest who organized the Miss Sister Italy contest? Well, his superiors, including the local bishop, weren’t happy with his innovative way of calling attention and praise to nuns…

Catherine Strawn | August 26, 2008 - 6:15 pm

Miss Sister: The Beauty Pageant For Nuns

Next month, the first beauty pageant for nuns will debut. Anointing a Miss Sister Italy “will be a way to show there isn’t just the beauty we see on television…

Catherine Strawn | August 25, 2008 - 4:00 pm