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Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Aug 18, 2014

Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Francis, met by festive crowds, spoke several times during his visit to South Korea about inequality, which has been a theme of his papacy since being elected in March 2013. #China #Japan #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Vatican #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Pontifex
2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

Jul 14, 2014

2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

The pope was quoted as saying that, while most paedophilia took place in family situations, "even we have this leprosy in our house". #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Paedophilia #Sexual abuse #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Minors #Church child molestation scandal #Pontifex
Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Mar 31, 2014

Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Two men toting a briefcase stuffed with false bond certificates purportedly worth trillions of euros (dollars) tried to bluff their way into the exclusive Vatican bank in a foiled fraud plot, Italian police said on Sunday. #World #Italy #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Davide Cardia
Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Feb 26, 2014

Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis
Pope warns against mediocrity, gossip in Vatican

Dec 21, 2013

Pope warns against mediocrity, gossip in Vatican

Pope Francis has warned Vatican administrators that their work can take a downward spiral into mediocrity #NewsTracker #Rome #Vatican City #Pope #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis

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Pope warns against mediocrity, gossip in Vatican

Sep 15, 2014

Massachusetts Catholic bishops urge voters to ban casinos, slot parlors

The bishops&apos statement says "Massachusetts can do better." The state's Catholic bishops, including the newly installed Most Rev. Mitchell Rozanski , of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, are urging voters to ban casino and slot parlors in... #Massachusetts #Boston, MA #New Jersey #Connecticut #Sean O'Malley #Worcester, MA #Springfield, MA #MGM Resorts International
Pope warns against mediocrity, gossip in Vatican

Sep 17, 2014

Catholic church prepares for conflict on allowing holy communion for divorcees

Before next month's summit, conservative cardinals have collaborated on a book opposing liberalisation of current rules The leadership of the Roman Catholic church is bracing itself for open conflict over its treatment of remarried divorcees as power... #Massachusetts #Boston, MA #New Jersey #Connecticut #Sean O'Malley #Worcester, MA #Springfield, MA #MGM Resorts International
Pope warns against mediocrity, gossip in Vatican

Sep 18, 2014

High school coach tied to beating of gay couple resigns

PHILADELPHIA — An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said..... #Massachusetts #Boston, MA #New Jersey #Connecticut #Sean O'Malley #Worcester, MA #Springfield, MA #MGM Resorts International