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Vatican: Ireland Vote To Legalize Gay Marriage Is A 'Defeat For Humanity'

AP | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity." Cardinal Pietro Pa...

How Pope Francis Helps Liberals

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The pope's visit to America in September 2015 will have a dramatic impact on the public discourse and issue debates of the presidential and congressional campaigns that will formally begin in January 2016, to the advantage of liberals.

De Blasio Addresses Migration Issue With Vatican Secretary Of State

AP | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — New York City's mayor has paid a call on Pope Francis' top aide to discuss migration issues. During his holiday in Rome, Mayor ...

Vatican 'Willing' To Mediate In Venezuela

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Friday it was "willing and desirous" to intervene diplomatically in Venezuela's crisis after weeks of deadly un...

Vatican Secretary Of State Leaves Hospital After Mysterious Surgery

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's new No. 2 has been released after more than 10 days in a hospital. The Vatican has refused to say...

Papal Secretary Of State's Surprising Remarks On Celibacy

Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion

Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Secretary of State of the Vatican, made some surprisingly frank remarks about priestly celibacy that may indicate a...

Big Change At The Vatican

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

* Secretary of state known as "deputy pope" * Parolin, like Francis, known for frugal lifestyle * Ends Bertone era marked by ethical, financial ...