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What we can learn from Vaticans evolving stand on homosexuality

Oct 17, 2014

What we can learn from Vaticans evolving stand on homosexuality

Early this year, Pope Francis had reportedly said that gay marriages should be studied and shouldn't be dismissed out of hand; earlier in the year, he had asked, If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge? #Homosexuality #Vatican City #Vatican #Christianity #Pope Francis #LGBT issues
As Vatican moves to accept gays, Bishops seek balance

Oct 14, 2014

As Vatican moves to accept gays, Bishops seek balance

Bishops are concerned that an emphasis on graduality can lead to confusion about whether Catholics really must follow church law to the letter on hot-button issues like contraception. #NewsTracker #Homosexuality #Vatican #LGBT rights #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #gay community #bishops
Vatican's 'breakthrough' document Bishops say church must welcome gays, divorcees

Oct 14, 2014

Vatican's 'breakthrough' document Bishops say church must welcome gays, divorcees

Catholic bishops signaled a radical shift in tone Monday about accepting gays into the church, saying they had gifts to offer and that their partnerships, while morally problematic, provided homosexual couples with "precious" support. #Gay #Homosexuality #Vatican #Pope #Church #Pope Francis
Snowden, Pope Francis, Malala in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

Oct 10, 2014

Snowden, Pope Francis, Malala in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

Bettors this year are putting their money on Edward Snowden, Pope Francis or a Pakistani schoolgirl as favorites to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. #World #Nobel Peace Prize #Lampedusa #Malala Yousafzai #Pope Francis #Edward Snowden
Thanks to Sri Lanka, Goa may get its first Catholic saint early next year

Oct 09, 2014

Thanks to Sri Lanka, Goa may get its first Catholic saint early next year

Blessed Joseph Vaz, who migrated to Sri Lanka from Goa as a missionary in the 17th century, is incidentally the island nation's first saint. #India #Sri Lanka #Goa #Pope Francis #St Francis Xavier #Blessed Joseph Vaz #Sancoale #St Paul's College

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Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Mar 14, 2013

Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Many have already dismissed Frank as a conservative and homophobe. I'm not sure who atheists, liberals and others expected as Pope - Lady Gaga? #HowThisWorks #Vatican #Gender Rights #Pope Francis #Saint Francis of Assisi #Catholicism