Pope Francis has given an exclusive interview to an Italian magazine run by the homeless – the equivalent of the UK's Big Issue.
'Scandal destroys' said the Pope yesterday, calling Catholics not to live 'a double life', and urging them not to put off conversion.
Pope Francis today called on politicians to help 'welcome, protect, promote and integrate' migrants and attacked 'self-centredness' which is 'amplified by populist rhetoric'.
Pope Francis yesterday appeared to back Native Americans in their bid to stop part of the Dakota Access pipeline, saying indigenous cultures have a right to defend 'their ancestral relationship to the Earth'.
Pope Francis has described clerical sex abuse as 'diabolic sacrifice' in the preface of a new book, asking: 'How does a priest in the service of Christ and his church manage to provoke so much evil?'
Vatican police are investigating after Pope Francis was trolled by a 'fake news' edition of the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, alleging he has replied to his conservative critics.
The young, newly ordained Catholic priest stood in front of the church, ready to officiate his first mass. These priests were expected to have clean hearts before officiating—no sin unconfessed. No heart of stone unturned.
But as Martin Luther began to recite the introductory portion of the mass, with the bread and wine on the altar in front of him, he almost passed out. “I was utterly stupefied and terror-stricken. … Who am I, that I should lift up mine eyes or raise my h..
Pope Francis has admitted that 'There is corruption in the Vatican,' and has called clerical sexual abuse an 'illness'.
Germany's Evangelical Church has invited Pope Francis to visit the country, according to America magazine.
In one of the best reads of the last few months, Kenneth Woodward, Getting Religion: Faith, Culture, and Politics from the Age of Eisenhower to the Era of Obama, opens with some insights into what he calls “embedded religion.”
Many of the younger leaders in our churches today don’t know the story of the older leaders, and I don’t know a better book to “catch them up” than Woodward’s romp through the last sixty years or so. Extraordinary prose is accentuated by Woodward’s presence in all the majo..