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Papal Visit

Despite GOP Opposition, Pope Francis Should Emphasize Poverty During His Philadelphia Visit

Larry Atkins | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Larry Atkins

I hope the pope will tie family issues to the problems of poverty, income inequality, and the suffering of the poor. Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs are a great example of the haves and the have-nots, and the pope should be exposed to it.

Top 10 Crowd-Drawing Events from Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

When massive crowds gather, we've found it's usually for religious reasons or to celebrate sporting events. Here's our top selection of the biggest crowd-drawing events from around the world.

Pope Benedict XVI Prepares To Embark On High-Risk Trip To Lebanon

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI embarks Friday (Sept. 14) on a high-risk trip to Lebanon, as the country's stability is threatened by spillover f...

What's The Papal Plane Like?

Telegraph | Alastair Jamieson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Britain this morning on board the 'Papal plane' -- an ordinary Alitalia Airbus A320 chartered for the trip. It departed...

Pope Bans Booze, Vuvuzelas From UK Visit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britons hoping to catch a glimpse of Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to to the United Kingdom next month have been told to leave the booze, among o...

Papal Bull: Sex, Lies and Vatican-tape

Edward Lozzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward Lozzi

Pope Benedict is in Australia about to pull the same media stunt of faux concern for the victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy that he pulled in the United States in April of this year.

Shepherd One, Popemobile And State Department Keep Pope Benedict Traveling In Style

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict landed at Andrews Air Force Base this afternoon to being his United States tour. Breaking with tradition, President Bush traveled to th...