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The Holy Father Has Just Fervently Declared His Support for Benedict XVI’s Vision of the Church, and Has Issued a Clear Rejection of the So-Called ‘Spirit of Vatican II’

As attendance at Mass and the confessional ‘soars’, his pastoral strategy is looking clearer; who knows? The ‘Francis effect’ may even prove durableAn important letter, from Pope Francis to Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, has just been p...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Nov 19, 2013

Where the Heck’ya Been, God Girl?

No, I never expected to return to writing for newspapers. But not unlike Don Corleone, the Register's editor made me an offer I simply couldn't refuse. My first day on the job was the day before Pope Benedict XVI retired and a week or so later, I fou...
by The Dude Abides on Oct 30, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI Saved Boy from Cancer, Says Family

By Dave Delozier DENVER (KUSA) - The world viewed Pope Benedict XVI as the leader of more than a billion Catholics world-wide. He was regularly seen speaking to thousands in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. But Peter Srsich saw...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Sep 1, 2013

Before Stepping Down, Pope Benedict Changed Phrase in Ceremony for Baptism

VATICAN CITY, August 22, 2013 – The Sunday after the Epiphany is the Sunday of the baptism of Jesus. And on each of these Sundays, year after year, Benedict XVI administered the first sacrament of Christian initiation to a certain number of chil...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Aug 22, 2013

Swiss Guard * Vatican City Pope Francis I - DIVINE POWER - "Economic Order Common Good" - Carroll Foundation Maryland Trust Affair

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVIThe Vatican City: Popes have generally resided within the Vatican City since the return from Avignon France in 1377. Teige O'Carroll of Ely after attending the Court of King Richard II of England at Westminster Hall in 1391...

Hague Court Declines Inquiry Into Church Abuse Cover-Up

The International Criminal Court has rejected a longshot request by clergy sex abuse victims to investigate former Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican cardinals for possible crimes against humanity.
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jun 15, 2013

Martyred for Christ: 800 victims of Islamic violence who will become saints this month

By Damian Thompson   Yes, those are real skulls (Photo: CNS) From Saturday’s Daily Telegraph The cathedral of Otranto in southern Italy is decorated with the skulls of 800 Christian townsfolk beheaded by Ottoman soldiers in 1480. A week to...
by Iran Aware on May 7, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI’s “First Convert”

The story of how a New York Jew wrestled with Christ and became Catholic From The Catholic World Report By Roger Dubin   Groucho Marx once said, “I wouldn’t want to b...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Apr 17, 2013

Vatican says financial reform report due in December

The Vatican said Wednesday the next report by the Council of Europe on its efforts to bring its laws into line with international rules against money laundering is due out in December. The progress report by the Moneyval monitoring committee will als...
by Mafia Today on Apr 10, 2013

Vatican says financial reform report due in December

The Vatican said Wednesday the next report by the Council of Europe on its efforts to bring its laws into line with international rules against money laundering is due out in December. The progress report by the Moneyval monitoring committee will als...
by Mafia Today on Apr 10, 2013

Sex scandal and papal déjà vu

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronIn what were Pope Francis’ first comments on the sexual abuse scandal since taking office, Jorge Mario Bergoglio has called for “decisive action“ to be taken in delivering justice to any offending...
by Our Daily Train on Apr 5, 2013

"Gospel of Barnabas" Injil 1500 Tahun Bertulisan Emas Merisaukan Vatican

Injil ini meramalkan kedatangan Muhammad..Sebuah kitab lama yang dikatakan sebagai ‘Gospel of Barnabas’ ini mengandungi ramalan bahawa Ahmad (Nabi Muhammad) bakal muncul di akhir zaman telah mencetuskan minat daripada Vatican, pusat agama Kristia...
by buatbest on Apr 5, 2013

VIDEO: AP Top Stories

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by @JTN_Network on Mar 23, 2013

Lovely: Pope wants church to ‘intensify’ dialogue with Islam

Bad Move.. AFP, Vatican City - Pope Francis on Friday called for the Roman Catholic Church to “intensify” its dialogue with Islam, echoing hopes in the Muslim world for better ties with the Vatican during his reign. “It is important to intensif...
by Iran Aware on Mar 22, 2013

Pope Francis I: Well-Timed Sex and Mafia Scandals

In the months leading up to the election of the Catholic Church’s new pope, I published my debut fiction thriller, Archangels: Rise of the Jesuits. Among other things, it’s about the Jesuits having their fill of financial and sexual corru...
by Mafia Today on Mar 19, 2013

Tweets of the day: Pope edition

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy Styron...
by Our Daily Train on Mar 13, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI Used Cars For Sale on eBay

Pope Benedict XVI later this month will officially step down from his position as a leader of the Catholic world and the Vatican. While many were upset with the decision, the Pope has unanimously...
by Technologys on Mar 1, 2013

Keith O'Brien Resigns: Top UK Cardinal Will Skip Papal Conclave Over Allegations Of Misconduct

Keith O'Brien Resigns: Top UK Cardinal Will Skip Papal Conclave Over Allegations Of Misconduct  By GREGORY KATZ and NICOLE WINFIELD 02/25/13LONDON -- Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's highest-ranking Catholic leader, says he is resigning as arch...

Keith O’Brien Resigns: Top UK Cardinal Will Skip Papal Conclave Over Allegations Of Misconduct

Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's highest-ranking Catholic leader, says he is resigning as archbishop in the wake of misconduct allegations and will be skipping the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Feb 25, 2013

Tu Es Petrus! Thank You, Holy Father

Here is a loving tribute to our Holy Father, prepared by one of the Church's most dynamic religious communities of women, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, with music by the magnificent choral group, Libera.  Like our Bless...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Feb 24, 2013


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