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Jon Stewart Warns Pope About Angering Republicans

Posted 09.27.2013 | Comedy

If the Pope doesn't want the Vatican to be invaded by the U.S., he better stop interpreting God's word differently from Republicans. Watch above as...

The Vatican's Unsupportable Logic

Edward Flattau | Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion
Edward Flattau

There is strained logic, to put it mildly, in the statement that condom use will increase rather than reduce the spread of AIDS

UNAIDS Head: Pope's HIV-Condom View Helpful

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.31.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The head of the U.N. AIDS agency told a Vatican conference Saturday that the pope had opened the door to greater dialogue with his gro...

Vatican Invites AIDS Experts To Talk Prevention

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Friday welcomed AIDS experts from around the world for a two-day symposium on preventing HIV and caring for people...

Vatican Conference Will Consider AIDS, Condoms

Posted 07.24.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The morality and effectiveness of using condoms to prevent HIV/AIDS will be on the ag...

Vatican To Draft Guidelines For Catholic Hospitals, AIDS Prevention

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Controversies over bioethical standards at U.S. Catholic hospitals show the need for gre...

Conservatives At Odds With Vatican Over Condoms

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — Faced with a changing outlook from Pope Benedict XVI on condoms and their role in preventing the spread of HIV, many prominent conser...

Vatican: Everyone Can Use Condoms For HIV Prevention

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VATICAN CITY — In a seismic shift on one of the most profound – and profoundly contentious – Roman Catholic teachings, the Vatican s...

New Years Eve Weekly News Round Up

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper


The Pope, PETA and Overpopulation

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

The Pope may not have talked about animal birth control yet, but dogs and cats and PETA can't wait. The result of dogs and cats having unprotected sex -- a massive overpopulation crisis -- is as deadly for them as HIV is for humans.

True Believers

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dan Rather

Secular Americans can't begin to understand or predict the Vatican's positions on what matters to them without taking the time to learn about what matters to the Church.

In Africa, Asia and South America, Catholics Grapple with Morality of Condoms

David J. Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David J. Olson

In managing condom social marketing programs for HIV prevention and family planning, I have come across shocking discrimination as well as enlightenment and compassion from Catholics working with people at the grassroots.

Paula Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paula Goldman

If you're going to promote condoms to stop HIV transmission, how would you actually market and brand them?

Pope Urges Condom Use for Tea Party, Morning Zoo DJ's, Darren Aronofsky

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Pope Benedict XVI has further modified his stance on condoms by recommending them in extreme cases. He went on to say "these teabaggers are geisteskrank (insane)."

Assumption Of Responsibility: Condoms And The Pope

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

If the pope can increase the number of men who use condoms, if he can take "a first step in the direction of a moralization, a first assumption of responsibility," he will have done something. Which is, at least, not nothing.

Vatican Walks Back Pope's Condom Approval: Nothing's Changed

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Vatican officials insist it's nothing "revolutionary," but to many other people Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments regarding con...

Sex and the City of God, Part 1: The Catholic Church's Treatment of Women

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The pimping of children and the readiness to sacrifice them on the altar of Vatican public relations, the fear and distrust of women, and the compulsory celibacy for priests -- are all interrelated.

The Catholic Church: Abusing, Endangering, And Intimidating Women

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

Cantalamessa talked about the need to end violence against women, which is crucial, but he did so without any acknowledgment of the Church's own culpability in the abuse, endangerment, and intimidation of women.

Condom Machine In Rome School Incurs Pope's Wrath

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — The decision by a Rome high school to install condom vending machines has set off a storm in Italy, with the Catholic Church charging the...

Pope Condom Controversy: Vatican Decries Criticisms Of Pope

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Critics of the Catholic Church's social teachings are trying to intimidate Pope Benedict XVI into silence, the Vatican charged Fr...

Condoms: Jesus Vs. Pope (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since the Pope traveled to Africa and said that condoms are not the answer to the AIDS, pontiff parodies have been pouring in, but until now has Jesus...

Condoms, Witches and the Pope

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

The Church and witchcraft have one thing in common: neither believes condoms will prevent the spread of AIDS.

Pope Condom Saga: Facebook Groups Rise Up Against The Vatican

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As part of the widespread outcry against the Vatican in the wake of Pope Benedict's Africa trip -- where the Pontiff made official his position on con...

Pope's Condom Controversy Further Reveals His Message Problem

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — From the Gospel to Google, the church has been seeking ways to announce the word of Christ for 2,000 years. Pope Benedict XVI ha...

Pope In Angola: Decries African Wars At Mass With Thousands

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LUANDA, Angola — Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass for the largest gathering of his African pilgrimage Sunday, telling a crowd on the outskirts ...