Tag : Pope Francis
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Lands in Africa Hoping to Bridge Christian-Muslim Faultlines
summary : Pope Francis said on Wednesday he wanted to offer "spiritual and material" support to Africans on his first tour of the continent, where he will address a fast-growing Catholic congregation and seek to heal Christian-Muslim divisions.
date : Nov 25, 2015 11:12 AM EST
Pope Kiss title : Philadelphia Baby's Brain Tumor Shrunk, Healed After Kissed By Pope Francis, Say Parents
summary : Two Pennsylvania parents said a kiss from Pope Francis healed their young daughter's inoperable brain cancer. They added their daughter's recovery is a miracle from heaven, and God really blesses people who pray to him
date : Nov 24, 2015 01:07 PM EST
Pope Francis title : Keep Churches Open Urges Pope Francis, Despite Security Worries, Even For 'Lapsed Believers' and Migrants
summary : Amidst security fears resulting from recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Pope Francis on Wednesday said the doors of Catholic churches around the world must remain open.
date : Nov 19, 2015 10:38 AM EST
Halloween title : Halloween Causes a Spike In Demonic Possessions In October, Vatican Says
summary : The Catholic Church, which has annually condemned the popular celebration of Halloween, claims that a spike in possessions in October is down to this traditional practice, The Daily Mail reports.
date : Nov 01, 2015 11:48 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Says Mass in East Cuba on Anniversary of His Calling from God
summary : On a special anniversary for him, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in east Cuba on Monday on the last full day of a trip where he has been praised for aiding rapprochement between the communist government and the United States.
date : Sep 21, 2015 01:53 PM EDT
Father Junipero Serra statue title : Father Junipero Serra, Controversial Founder of 9 Spanish Missions in California, Focus of New Book
summary : Friar Junipero Serra was an 18th century missionary who founded nine of California’s 21 Catholic missions and is considered one of that state’s founding fathers. However, a new book is shedding light on how his interactions with local Native American tribes have led to his current polarizing status.
date : Jul 29, 2015 01:58 AM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Apologizes for Catholic Church’s 'Grave Sins' against Indigenous People in South America
summary : Pope Francis has issued an apology to indigenous people across South America for what he described as “many grave sins” committed against them in the name of the Catholic Church. He made his comments in Bolivia on Thursday.
date : Jul 10, 2015 12:17 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Says People in Weapons Industry Cannot Be Christian; Makes Comments on WWII, Immigration, Exploitation
summary : Pope Francis made surprising comments on Sunday directed at people who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries, describing them as hypocrites if they decide to call themselves as Christian. He also commented on the events of World War II, immigration, and exploitation.
date : Jun 22, 2015 10:43 AM EDT
Jesuit missionary Pierre-Jean De Smet Statue at St. Louis University title : St. Louis University Removes Statue of Priest and Native American; U.S. Culture Wars Now Directed at Christian Men of Historical Importance
summary : Outspoken American conservative Pat Buchanan has written a new column arguing that the modern culture wars in the United States have now taken aim at Christian men important to U.S. history.
date : Jun 03, 2015 09:33 AM EDT
Ireland Gay Marriage Vote title : Vatican: Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote A ‘Defeat for Humanity’
summary : The Vatican continues to stand by comments made by its secretary of state condemning Ireland’s recent approval of same-sex marriage as a “disaster for humanity.”
date : May 27, 2015 06:28 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Angers Turkey by Describing 1915 Armenian Mass Killings as ‘Genocide’
summary : Pope Francis sparked off a diplomatic controversy on Sunday, angering Turkey with his description of the mass killings of Armenians back in 1915 as “genocide.”
date : Apr 13, 2015 06:51 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis to World: Don’t ‘Turn a Blind Eye’ to Persecuted Christians
summary : Pope Francis urged world leaders from his address on Monday to not “turn a blind eye” to persecuted Christians. He made the remarks from St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
date : Apr 08, 2015 08:14 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : In His Easter Message, Pope Francis Calls for End to Violence and Oppression Worldwide
summary : Pope Francis used his Easter message on Sunday to call for an end to violence and oppression around the world.
date : Apr 07, 2015 02:25 PM EDT
Pakistan Churches Suicide Bomb Attack title : Two Pakistan Churches Hit by Suicide Bombers, Killing 14, Injuring 70; Christians Demonstrate In Violent Protest
summary : Suicide bombers launched attacks against two churches conducting Sunday morning services in Pakistan, killing at least 14 people and injuring 70 others. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks.
date : Mar 16, 2015 11:14 AM EDT
Egyptian Christians title : Egyptian Christians Beheaded by ISIS Refused to Recant Their Faith and Convert to Islam
summary : ISIS recently posted a video where members of the terror group beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians on the shore of a beach in Libya. However, that video also showed the victims’ refusal to recant their faith and convert to Islam.
date : Feb 18, 2015 09:40 PM EST
US Troops in Iraq Fighting ISIS title : ISIS Lights 45 People On Fire Near Iraq Air Base Holding US Troops
summary : Reports from the Iraqi town of Al-Baghdadi, located just a few miles from an air base holding U.S. Marines, claimed that militants from ISIS burned 45 people on Tuesday.
date : Feb 18, 2015 10:43 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Calls out Couples Who Choose Not to Have Children as ‘Selfish’
summary : Despite the fact that Pope Francis urged Catholic followers in the Philippines last month not to “breed like rabbits,” he made comments on Wednesday at the Vatican that seemed to be contradictory with that assertion.
date : Feb 12, 2015 05:29 PM EST
Pope Francis in Philippines title : Pope Francis Says Free Speech Has 'Limits,' Tackles 'Scandalous' Corruption in Philippines
summary : Pope Francis may be busy visiting millions of people in the predominantly Catholic Asian country of the Philippines this week, but he had time to comment on the concept of freedom of speech in light of the attacks in Paris. He also tackled the issue of corruption within the Philippines.
date : Jan 16, 2015 12:57 PM EST
Pope Francis title : 'Stop Unjust Aggressor' ISIS: Pope Francis Is Calling for Justice and Peace--Not a 'Crusade'
summary : Pope Francis recently came under fire for comments he made seemingly green-lighting a crusade against the Middle East. However, some argue Francis' assertions were actually a thoughtful proposal to a critical situation.
date : Aug 21, 2014 01:24 PM EDT
title : Pope Francis Calls Social Media a “Gift from God”
summary : Pope Francis has been actively "tweeting" as the new head of the church when he was declared the new pope last year. Now he is labeling the Internet as a "gift from God," one that has the ability to reach multitudes with the right message.
date : Jan 25, 2014 11:45 AM EST
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