Mar 27, 2015
The Pope's visit with the homeless was just the latest of many benevolent papal gestures directed towards the poor and the marginalized.
Mar 24, 2015
The miraculous liquefying of a famous blood relic in the presence of Pope Francis in Naples last Saturday continues to stir debate, with some insisting it was the first time it had happened in front of a pontiff.
Mar 20, 2015
Following ISIS threats and the recent terrorist atrocity in Tunisia, a massive security operation is underway in the Italian city of Naples in preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to the city on Saturday.
Mar 11, 2015
After two years, Pope Francis therefore remains a paradox.
Mar 3, 2015
Both the head of the Vatican police force and the Italian security services have, in recent days, warned that ISIS poses a threat against Pope Francis, Rome, and Italy.
Mar 2, 2015
The leaking of receipts belonging to the Vatican’s new finance czar in a failed attempt to discredit him as a lavish spender represents the “last spluttering of old Vatican politics.”
Feb 25, 2015
A Vatican department allegedly intercepted over a hundred copies of a new book written by five cardinals to prevent it being read by the majority of participants of a synod last October called by Pope Francis.
Feb 18, 2015
Pope Francis’ set out his overall vision for the Catholic Church during a homily at Mass for 20 new cardinals on Sunday, leading some commentators and even the Vatican to describe it as one of the most decisive and important messages of his pontificate.