By Hugh Hewitt | 07/27/14 11:58 AM
Dear Pope Francis: I understand, Your Holiness, that your trip to America has not been officially confirmed, but I'd like to offer my suggestions as to both your itinerary and the subject matter of your homilies.
07/24/14 12:31 PM
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, 27,...
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 06:10 PM
Ann Coulter has abandoned the original and insightful part of what made her famous and has taken up a full-time position peddling controversial "smart takes."
07/10/14 08:31 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday. Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Thursday that the hour of the final is late...
07/07/14 05:01 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further than any of his predecessors by vowing to hold bishops accountable for their handling of pedophile priests. Abuse victims and their...
By Kevin Daley | 07/07/14 02:08 PM
The National Organization for Women, one of the nation's largest pro-abortion lobbies, named a Catholic order of nuns to a list called “The Dirty 100,” a catalog of the 100 entities which filed lawsuits against the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.
07/07/14 05:15 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asia has a special spot in the heart of Pope Francis, who looks forward to visiting the region to encourage Christians, especially those suffering or being persecuted, Manila's archbishop said Monday. Roman Catholics have long been a minority in Asia, with the...
07/06/14 04:01 PM
ROME (AP) — In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano on Sunday denounced the tribute in Oppido Mamertina, a Calabrian town and...
06/30/14 08:30 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Spain's new king and queen have met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in their first foreign trip as monarchs and have invited the pontiff to visit Spain. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, wearing white as is standard protocol for a queen visiting the pope, were greeted...
By Becket Adams | 06/23/14 06:35 PM
CNN committed a slight error this weekend when it covered Pope Francis' recent warning to excommunicate the Mafia from the Roman Catholic Church. "Those who in their life have gone along the evil ways, as in the case of the Mafia, they are not with God, they are excommunicated," Francis said...
By Becket Adams | 06/22/14 07:27 PM
The Associated Press reported this year that a mass grave containing the remains of some 800 orphans had been discovered in Ireland near a former Catholic-owned home for children of unwed mothers, raising serious questions about the Church and child neglect in that country. The report alleged...
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