Vatican

March 8, 2015

How a Chinese Propaganda Artist Painted the Pope

Once upon a time, the Catholic Church was one of the greatest patrons of art, music and architecture in the Western world – and many of […]
April 23, 2015

‘Little Boy’ Promotes Kindness, Hopes for Success

At the core of the message in the feature film “Little Boy,” opening nationwide on Friday, April 24, are the Corporal Works of Mercy, called “the Ancient […]
May 13, 2015

March for Life: ROME

  How do you get a crowd of 40,000-plus excited for a two-hour walk down one of Rome’s busiest streets on a hot afternoon in May?  […]
May 20, 2015

My Papa’s Secret: A Response To Frank Bruni

ROME, ITALY – He had a spark in his grin. It was 6:00 AM and I saw a flash of him as I ran past.  Yes, […]
June 18, 2015

Praise Be

It’s out. At 4 AM Eastern Time, or noon in Rome, Pope Francis officially released his newest encyclical titled Laudato Si — Praise Be: On the […]
August 31, 2015

Vatican Issues Long-Awaited Statement on Gay Penguins

No, for real. You used to have to make this stuff up.  Not anymore. This is what happened: An Italian lesbian wrote a children’s book about […]