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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
Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

Jul 02, 2014

Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

It was this time last year that the top two managers at the Institute for Religious Works were forced out after a Vatican monsignor with millions deposited in the bank was arrested in an alleged money-smuggling plot. #World #India #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Pope Francis #Vatican bank #Von Freyberg
Pope Francis to meet child sex abuse victims at the Vatican

May 27, 2014

Pope Francis to meet child sex abuse victims at the Vatican

Pope Francis announced on Monday that he would meet soon with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child. #World #NewsTracker #Vatican #Pope Francis
UN panel slams Vatican on priest sex-abuse scandal

May 24, 2014

UN panel slams Vatican on priest sex-abuse scandal

In a report that could expose the Catholic Church to new legal arguments by clerical sex abuse victims, a UN committee found on Friday that the Vatican does exercise worldwide control over its bishops and priests and must comply with the UN's anti-torture treaty. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Vatican #Felice Gaer
Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Apr 27, 2014

Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Pope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI. #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Pope Francis #John Paul II #John XXIII

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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

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

Jul 25, 2014

Paid with a blessing and a selfie: pope's surprise fish-and-fries lunch at Vatican cafeteria

Do you make the pope pay for lunch? Pope Francis popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria Friday and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 13, 2014

Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on ...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 13, 2014

Pope Francis leads thousands in prayer ro end warfare in Middle East

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast...