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Dec 11 2013
Pope Francis has been named Time magazines Person of the Year for 2013. Times managing editor Nancy Gibbs revealed the magazines decision on NBC's Today Wednesday morning.HuffPost
Dec 18 2014
President Obama, President Raúl Castro, and Pope Francis have helped open a new chapter in Cuba-U.S. relations. It is about time: 54 years of a policy of not dislodging communist rule in Cuba is more than enough.The Week - News
Mar 12 2013
The College of Cardinals will begin picking the next Pope today. Dario Castillejos is seeing no favorites, while Joep Bertrams doesn't think the next Holy Father will have an easy time.NPR (Online News)
Oct 13 2014
In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognise positive aspects of same-sex couples. The document, prepared after a week of discussions at an assembly of 200 bishops on the family, said the Church should challenge itself to find "a fraternal space" for homosexualsNewsmax (News)
Feb 26 2020
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual kicking off the Catholic Church’s Lenten season in traditional fashion, while other Masses in northern Italy were canceled over fears of the new coronavirus.
Francis and a long line of priests, bishops and cardinals processed through Rome’s Aventine hill into the 5th-century Santa Sabina basilica for the late-afternoonAssociated Press
Mar 22 2017
The recent election, which took place beneath a cloud of fake news, revealed that Americans cloister in like-minded online communities. Since then, it's become increasingly fashionable to complain about the polarizing power of the Internet. Everyone from Katy Perry to Barack Obama to the Pope has lamented the social-media echo chamber and its corrosive effects on society.Washington Post
Jun 22 2021
Let’s dispense with the idea that this is complicated. Catholic teaching is clear: politicians who support abortion should not receive communion. Period.
Should President Joe Biden, a professing Catholic, be allowed to receive Holy Communion despite his ongoing support for abortion?
Of course not. The entire question is a fake controversy ginned up by corporate media hell-bent onThe Federalist
Mar 06 2020
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (b. November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is the former Democratic vice president of the United States, serving under President Barack Obama (D) from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
On April 25, 2019, Biden announced that he was running for president of theBallotpedia
Dec 14 2019
ROME–Just when you thought the Vatican‘s image problem couldn’t get any worse, what with endemic clerical child abuse and a near bankrupt American arm of the church, it does. A new report pulls back the red velvet curtain on a bizarre new tidbit about the Vatican‘s other dirty little secret: its finances.
The latest twist started to unravel in October when Pope Francis ordered SwissDaily Beast
Aug 15 2014
Who says this is only a liberal political issue? These days, just about everyone — from Barack Obama to Pope Francis — seems to be worried about inequality. Now, inequality is actually shrinking on a global level, but inside many countries, it has increased. And the result is a renewed focus on inequality.The Week - News