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Pope Francis Humility

Superfan Pope Francis To Get A Soccer Stadium In Argentina Named In His Honor

The Associated Press | Posted 09.11.2014 | Religion

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine club San Lorenzo will name its new stadium after its most famous fan: Pope Francis. San Lorenzo announced the d...

Filipinos Urged To 'Take A Selfie With The Pontiff'

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

MANILA, Philippines - In Asia's bastion of Roman Catholic faith, images of Pope Francis are getting the K-pop treatment. Life-size cardboard cutout...

Paralyzed Man Risks All To See Pope Francis

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

A disabled Italian man has rarely seen the streets outside his home in the almost 20 years that he's been paralyzed. On Wednesday, 42-year-old Sal...

LOOK: Pope Francis Drives Sweet Vintage Car

Posted 09.12.2013 | Religion

Bucking tradition, Pope Francis could soon be seen tooling around the Vatican in a vintage Renault 4. The vehicle, still in working condition despi...

WATCH: CNBC Host Wonders If Pope Is Against Economic Freedom

Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion

Larry Kudlow, advocate of free-market capitalism and CNBC host, isn't sure that Pope Francis really understands economic freedom. In a segment on h...

The Pope's Choice Of Car May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion

Now here's a Pope who practices what he preaches. Pope Francis arrived at the papal summer home, Castel Gandolfo, in a humble Ford Focus which was ...

Man Of The Year!

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.10.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis has been named Man of the Year by Vanity Fair's Italian edition in recognition of his words and deeds during his first one hundred days a...

Pope To Break Tradition, Hold Major Ceremony In Youth Jail

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.23.2013 | Religion

Of all places one would expect to find Pope Francis celebrating a major ceremony before Easter, a youth prison probably ranks pretty low on the list. ...

Meet The New Pope, Same As The Old Pope?

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Michele Somerville

When my 14-year-old, who is not Catholic, asked me whether I "liked the new guy," I told her I didn't l know yet, but that it was unlikely that any guy I liked would ever get that job.

Pope Francis Signals New Course For The Papacy

Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Ahead of his formal installation as pontiff on Tuesday (March 19), Pope Francis is sendin...

Reflections On A New Face

Fr. Richard Rohr | Posted 05.15.2013 | Religion
Fr. Richard Rohr

The simple details of his apartment, his use of mass transit, his visits to wash the feet of AIDS patients, his passion for the poor, cooking his own food, all tell us that this man is about lifestyle Christianity more than perpetual doctrinal food fights.