Pope Francis

April 24, 2014

John XXIII, John Paul II, and the Triumph of Vatican II

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Pope John XXIII called the Second Vatican Council in order to modernize the Church and help it get with the
April 25, 2014

Pope Francis: Say What?

Earlier this week, a story made the rounds on the inter-webs that Pope Francis had counselled an Argentine woman who had married a divorcee to go
April 30, 2014

A Few Things I Need To Ask Pope Francis When He Calls

  Everyone knows by now that Pope Francis likes to call up unsuspecting people on the phone and make their day. This warm and personal pastoral
May 8, 2014
Sweet Dreams by Firmin Baes

The Culture of Life is a Culture of Motherhood

Let’s talk about diapers: a newborn baby will need 2,500 diapers in the first year, and many more after that, but state-run programs like WIC and
May 9, 2014

Pope Francis to United Nations Officials: Full Text

{Ed. Note: We present here the full text of the address by Pope Francis to executives from the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes.} Ladies and
May 17, 2014

US Embassy to Vatican: Celebrate LGBT Day With Us!

Our embassy to the Holy See was established to promote goodwill between the United States and the Vatican. Under the Obama administration, however, it has at
May 19, 2014

11 Books That Pope Francis Likes to Read at The Beach

Okay, Pope Francis probably won’t find time to get to the beach this summer.  But maybe you will, and now you have something to read while
May 23, 2014
The Lion of Lucerne

The Five Most Important Battles in Catholic History

In America, we are all blessed with the freedom to practice our religious beliefs, not only in the secret depths of our hearts but fully and