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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

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

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

Pope Francis Will Allow Priests To Forgive Abortions

Pope Francis is allowing priests to forgive women who have had abortions during the upcoming Catholic Holy Year, from December 8, 2015 to November 26, 2016. Normally, if

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: Pope Francis Gives Breastfeeding In Public His Holy Endorsement

Breastfeeding in public just got a major, holy, endorsement. Pope Francis recently told mothers that they could breastfeed in the Sistine Chapel. While presiding over the baptism of 33 babies,…

Avital Norman Nathman | January 13, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Vatican Is Easing Up On The Vitriol About Gays Without Changing Church Doctrine

The Vatican is changing its tone in the way it talk about gay people, if not its actual attitude toward them. [The Daily Beast]
A law against revenge…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Vatican Had No Idea Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” Was About Heroin

Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi, the Vatican’s culture minister, was trying to do a solid by tweeting lyrics from the Lou Reed song “Perfect Day,” as a tribute to the late singer who…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Vatican Gives “Harry Potter” Two Thumbs Up

Ebert and Roeper can shove over, because the newest film reviewer, the Vatican, is now voicing their opinion on the latest flicks. Via their official newsletter, L’Osservatore, the Vatican has…

Justine Fields | July 15, 2009 - 6:45 pm
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