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Catholic Bishops Fear Change  And Love
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Debating My Gay Marriage? Don't Do Me Any Favors

It has been a pretty raucous couple of weeks at the Vatican with bishops meeting for the Synod on Family. Pope Francis promoted an open discussion that resulted in a surprising midway document that included such language as "welcoming the ... Huffington Post, 2 hours ago
Catholic Bishops Fear Change And Love US News & World Report, 3 hours ago
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The Vatican's "seismic shift" on gays 600

A new report into the future of Catholicism written by a hand-picked collection of bishops for Pope Francis shows the Vatican is ready for a big rethink on gay people. Rather than taking the traditional stance of blasting gays and lesbians as ...
 Same Same8 hours ago Pope loses fight for wider acceptance of gay people  ITV.com1 day ago CBS US News: 10/19: No consensus on gays as Vatican synod ends; A young cancer patient with a World Series dream  CBS News1 day ago Catholic synod vote 'disappointing'  BBC1 day ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Vatican Blesses Porsche, Blocks Plebs From Sistine Chapel

For the first time in the 600(or so)-year history of Michelangelo's masterpiece, Pope Francis has decided to rent out the Sistine Chapel for an $8000-per-head concert organized by Porsche . What makes this unprecedented action even more ...
 Zero Hedge5 hours ago Pope Francis allowing Sistene Chapel to be rented out for corporate event  FOXNews.com1 day ago Pope Rents Out Sistine Chapel for Exclusive Porsche Party  New Indian Express4 days ago Pope Francis Rents Out Sistine Chapel For Corporate Event  Inquisitr3 days ago
Bangkok Post

Pope Francis meets with Vietnam's prime minister

Pope Francis met on October 18 with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam, who has led the Communist nation since 2005. The meeting, according to the Holy See Press Office, marks an important step in the process of strengthening bilateral ...
 Catholic World News10 hours ago ASIA/VIETNAM - The Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh city: prayer and hope for the Vatican-Vietnam diplomatic ties  Agenzia Fides11 hours ago Vatican and Vietnam restoring ties  Manila Bulletin1 day ago Vietnamese PM meets Pope  Radio Television Hong Kong1 day ago

What the Synod Taught Us About Pope Francis: He Takes Risks

Pope Francis, flanked by former Vatican Secretary of State cardinal Angelo Sodano arrives at the Synod Hall for ordinary public consistory on Oct. 20, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Franco Origlia— If there is a single takeaway, it may be this ...
 Time5 hours ago Pope speaks of tensions at Vatican synod  ChurchTimes6 hours ago Synod on the Family: Pope Francis is calling on us to end indifference and engage with people  Irish Times1 day ago Synod on Family Closes No Doors; Absolute Majority Is With Pope Francis  America Magazine1 day ago
Med India

Pope Francis condemns 'hostile inflexibility' within the church

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Pope Francis continued to call for cultural changes within the Catholic Church on Saturday, despite the council of bishops rejecting the notion of softening the church's stance on homosexuality and divorce. "No ...
 UPI7 hours ago Sources: 'Trench Warfare' Ahead for Catholic Church Over Marriage, Family  NewsMax.com18 hours ago Pope signals backing for Church reform  Asian Age2 weeks ago Church Reviews Family and Marriage, Pope Backs Reform  Med India2 weeks ago
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Sinead O'Connor Slams AMAs in Blog Rant, Claims Pope Francis Was Scheduled to Appear

Sinead O'Connor can throw some serious shade. The polarizing singer, 47, took to her personal blog on Friday, Oct. 10, to slam the American Music Awards in a rant about the awards show. Entitled "The AMA's and the Most Appropriately Named Company ...
 PR Web via Yahoo!8 hours ago Report: American Music Awards Producers Say Sinead O'Connor Lied About Pope Duet  Yahoo! News2 hours ago Sinead O'Connor: AMAs tried to book Pope Francis to introduce me WENN  MSN News6 hours ago Sinead OConnor passes on proposed awards show appearance with Pope Francis  Examiner.com7 hours ago

Transparency and tradition - can Pope Francis have it both ways?

Pope Francis has walked out onto a tightrope, and now his balancing act begins. Today, as the 200 or so Catholic bishops who participated in the Vatican's Synod on the Family return to their homes around the world, they take with them powerful ...
 CBC5 hours ago
Slate Magazine

Catholic Bishops Recently Voted Down a Historic Measure to Open the Church to Gays

Pope Francis delivers his speech during the Synod of the Families, to cardinals and bishops gathering in the Synod Aula, at the Vatican, on October 6 Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/ Roman Catholic bishops voted down what would have been a ...
 Slate Magazine19 hours ago Papal proposal on homosexuals rejected  Press TV1 day ago Pope's gay reform will not be halted: cardinal  Irish Independent19 hours ago Pope Francis Urges Bishops to Speak Freely at Family Synod  Med India1 week ago
Jerusalem Post

Pope Francis calls for solidarity with persecuted Christians in Middle East

Pope Francis lamented the terrors faced by Christian persecution in Iraq and Syria, on Monday morning, during Public Consistory of the College of Cardinals. He also called on all other Christian communities to stand in solidarity with those being ...
 Jerusalem Post6 hours ago Pope addresses cardinals, decries 'terrorism of previously unimaginable dimensions'  Catholic World News8 hours ago A Middle East without Christians - cardinals consider sad prospect  Catholic World Report4 hours ago
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