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Lay aside military solutions to Syria, urges Pope Francis

Sep 05, 2013

Lay aside military solutions to Syria, urges Pope Francis

Pope Francis, in a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin for the G20 summit, urged world leaders on Thursday to "lay aside the futile pursuit of a military solution" in Syria. #Syria #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Catholic faith #Pope Francis #Syrian War #intervention in Syria #G-2
How should history judge Pope Benedict's legacy?

Feb 28, 2013

How should history judge Pope Benedict's legacy?

There are two sides of the religious coin: internal and external. The external is what is retiring; it is what we see, interact with, and disagree with. We see glimpses of the internal, but may never truly "know" it. Perhaps this retirement will let us. #ConnectTheDots #Pope Benedict XVI #Catholic Church #Catholic faith
How should history judge Pope Benedict's legacy?

Oct 01, 2014

How John Paul became our most popular boy's name...

By the time the most popular Pope in the history of the Catholic Church touched down at Dublin airport 35 years ago, the country had worked itself into a frenzy. On September 29, 1979, one third of the Republic's population, or a quarter of the islan... #London #Pope John Paul II #Dublin, Ireland #Irish Independent #Phoenix Park #Fianna Fail
How should history judge Pope Benedict's legacy?

Sep 21, 2014

Hundreds gather in Oklahoma City to pray, protest 'black mass'

By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor About 1,600 Roman Catholics gathered Sunday afternoon to bear witness to their Christian faith in the face of “dark forces targeting Oklahoma City, the site of a satanic “black mass” to be held Sunday night. About 1,2... #London #Pope John Paul II #Dublin, Ireland #Irish Independent #Phoenix Park #Fianna Fail
How should history judge Pope Benedict's legacy?

Sep 29, 2014

Vatican urged to overturn ban on women priests

An international meeting of Catholic women priests, women bishops and their support groups which met in Co Louth at the weekend has said the Vatican must overturn its ban on women's ordination. The international delegates from Ireland, the US, UK and... #Australia #Soviet Union #Pope John Paul II #Irish Independent #Paul Collins