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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
Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Jul 08, 2014

Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Abuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion. #World #NewsTracker #Rape #children #Catholic Church #Child sexual abuse #molestation #rapes #Pope Francis #bishops
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
Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Mar 28, 2014

Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor on Thursday. But their lengthy private discussion also highlighted the deep differences between the White House and the Catholic Church on abortion and birth control. Images from the meeting. #United States #Barack Obama #ImagesOfTheDay #Vatican #Catholic Church #Pope Francis

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Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Sep 22, 2014

Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties - Yahoo News

The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that dates to St. Paul. Its latest incarnation, however, is ... #Yahoo! #Albania
Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Sep 23, 2014

200-year-old church in Ilocos Norte deemed unsafe

A 200-year-old church in Ilocos Norte has been closed after it was deemed unsafe, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said Tuesday... #Yahoo! #Albania
Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Sep 21, 2014

Debate over HPV vaccine flares up in Alberta after Catholic leaders warn shots encourage pre-marital sex

Calgary’s Catholic school board distributed a letter from church leaders as the province expanded the program to immunize against the sexually transmitted viru... #Calgary #Canada