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Jul 10, 2014

Papal World Cup party unlikely: Vatican

Pope Francis said he won't be praying for his home team, while his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, isn't much of a sports fan. The Vatican said both men would want the best team to win...

Jul 10, 2014

Papal World Cup party unlikely: Vatican

Pope Francis said he won't be praying for his home team, while his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, isn't much of a sports fan. The Vatican said both men would want the best team to win...

Jul 10, 2014

Popes probably won’t watch World Cup final together

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World.....

Jul 07, 2014

Playing six degrees of Kevin Bacon with HBO's The Leftovers

The Leftovers name drops famous people who mysteriously disappeared. What connects them? Kevin Bacon, of course The Leftovers is, as often noted by critics , a dark show. The black slapstick of Walter White flailing around a meth lab in his skivvies ... #HBO #Condoleezza Rice #Jennifer Lopez #Salman Rushdie #Pope Benedict XVI #Kevin Bacon #Gary Busey #Anthony Bourdain #Shaquille O'Neal

Jul 15, 2014

Allowing priests to marry wont solve the paedophile problem

Its good Pope Francis is talking about the churchs sex abuse problem and letting clergy marry, but they are separate issues As an Argentinian, Pope Francis probably doesnt know about English diminutives. But he really ought to be called Pope Frank. T... #Louisiana #Australia #Pope Benedict XVI #Wales #Marcial Maciel #La Repubblica #Legionaries of Christ

Jul 19, 2014

The Irish priest behind Vatican's digital miracle

A Mexican psychologist, a British peer and an Irishman walk into the Vatican. That line might just read like there's a jokey punchline coming (there's not), but the Vatican's latest attempt to reform its communications involves such an international ... #Hong Kong #Singapore #Pope Benedict XVI #Diarmuid Martin

Jul 14, 2014

Ex-pope Benedict XVI pleased about World Cup: secretary

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI was particularly pleased with the World Cup final because there were players from his native Bavaria in the winning team but said he hoped Argentina would recover quickly, his secretary said on Monday. Archbishop Georg Gaen... #Hong Kong #Singapore #Pope Benedict XVI #Diarmuid Martin

Jul 13, 2014

World Cup Final: Pope versus Pope as Argentina face Germany

Reigning Pope Francis, from Argentina, will be staying up late to watch the game but predeccessor Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, from Germany, needs his slee... #Hong Kong #Singapore #Pope Benedict XVI #Diarmuid Martin

Jul 10, 2014

Vatican casts doubt on papal World Cup party

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday. Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Read more on NewsOK.co... #Hong Kong #Singapore #Pope Benedict XVI #Diarmuid Martin

Jul 10, 2014

Vatican says no "two popes final" for World Cup

Football-mad Pope Francis "might" watch the World Cup final on Sunday between his native Argentina and Germany but is unlikely to do so alongside his German predecessor Benedict XVI contrary to media speculation, the Vatican said. "He might want to w... #Buenos Aires #Pope Benedict XVI