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The Pope's power

FEW years ago the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin speaking about the Vatican was heard asking: How many divisions does the Pope have? To Stalin's surprise he was told that the sovereign pontiff in Rome does not have an army. The pope comes to the table ... Arab Times, 2 weeks ago
Nigerian Tribune

Forty Catholic dioceses in effective schism?

At the Vatican, one of the results of the recent synod of bishops was an announcement that they are looking into streamlining the annulment process, making it more accessible and less costly. Plus, some voted to further investigate the practice of ...
 SperoNews1 week ago Did Pope Francis get what he wanted from the Synod of Bishops?  Catholic Accent2 weeks ago Pope may reshape ideals of Catholic Church  Individual.com3 weeks ago Bishop Grech: 'There Is a Need for Spreading the Gospel of the Family'  Zenit3 weeks ago
Irish Times

Will homosexuals have to wait as long as Galileo for papal approval?

Just about the most remarkable Vatican story your Rome correspondent ever covered came back in October 1992. It concerned a speech that Pope John Paul II made to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, in which, 350 years late, he publicly pardoned ...
 Irish Times3 weeks ago
Turkish Daily

Pope wishes to overcome Orthodox-Catholic 'obstacles' during Turkey visit

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis says he wishes to overcome the obstacles between the Orthodox and the Catholic churches during his visit to Turkey late November Pope Francis gestures at the end of his weekly general audience ...
 Turkish Daily4 weeks ago Pope Francis Hopes to Unite Christians in His Turkey Visit  AINA1 week ago Pope wishes to overcome "obstacles" during Turkey visit  World Bulletin4 weeks ago
Times Live South Africa

Pope puts his neck on the block

The honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis. A tumultuous two-week Vatican synod exposed polarisation in the Catholic Church over his push to reform its traditional approach to sexual morality by becoming more welcoming to gays and ...
 Times Live South Africa4 weeks ago

Vatican boys' club needs to start being more inclusive of women

The hilarious online Religion Dispatches' post of official synod on the family photos showed not a woman or child in sight. They called it, "You've got male". Such is still the case in Rome, and if truth be told, throughout the church and the ...
 Herald Malaysia Online1 week ago

Pope's Swiss Guard releases cookbook of papal favorites

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The Swiss Guard, ceremonial defender of Vatican City, has released a cookbook of favorite dishes of recent popes. Buon Appetito, Swiss Guard reveals the culinary preferences of Pope Francis and his two predecessors, ...
 UPI1 month ago Vatican Cookbook Reveals Pope Francis Favorite Dishes  International Business Times4 weeks ago

Foreign Minister Lin strengthens ties with Vatican following visit

By Joseph Yeh ,The China Post TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday strengthened the R.O.C.'s diplomatic ties with the Holy See after concluding a visit to the Vatican to attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul ...
 China Post1 month ago

Pope Paul VI Beatified as 'Great Helmsman' of Vatican II

Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the great helmsman of the Second Vatican Council and founder of the synod, as well as a humble and prophetic witness of ...
 Catholic New York Online3 weeks ago Blessed Paul VI, 'helmsman' of Vatican II, beatified  Catholic Accent4 weeks ago Paul VI, the great helmsman of Vatican II, is beatified  Irish Catholic4 weeks ago 'God is not afraid of new things': Pope Francis wraps up Vatican meeting  CBC1 month ago
WA Today

No consensus on gays, divorcees at Vatican as synod ends

Rome: A closely watched Vatican assembly on the family ended on Saturday without consensus among the bishops in attendance on what to say about gays and whether to give communion to divorced and remarried Catholics. The bishops' final report ...
 WA Today1 month ago
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