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Mother Teresa's Canonization Dissed

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Irene Monroe

While it might be argued that the Pope Francis's understanding about human sexual orientation, especially LGBTQ's is expanding, and his concern for the dignity and humanity of LGBTQ people is genuinely shown, the pontiff is still a doctrinal conservative when it comes to women.


Martin Marty | Posted 06.29.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

Sunday, the Roman Catholic world and many other worlds celebrated the canonization of two new saints, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. Non-comatose readers of Sightings need no further attention to be paid to the details and the drama of the even

PHOTOS: News From Latin America You Missed

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Latino Voices

After the death of Colombian literary giant Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Associated Press photojournalists in Latin America captured celebrations last week...

WATCH: Livestreamed Canonizations of Popes John XXIII, JP2

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.26.2014 | Religion

The late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II join a long line of papal saints early Sunday morning in a ceremony celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter...

LOOK: The Amazing Life Of Pope John Paul II

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.26.2014 | Religion

The late Pope John Paul II is set to be canonized on Sunday April 27. He and Pope John XXIII will become the newest saints in a ceremony celebrated by...

The Five Facts You Should Know About Sunday's Canonization

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and...

Emeritus Pope Benedict To Attend Weekend's Canonizations

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, April 26 (Reuters) - Emeritus Pope Benedict will attend the canonisation Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sunday at which Pope Francis wi...

An Inside Track To Sainthood?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 04.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) When Pope Francis canonizes Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday (April 27), Catholics across the spectrum will have reason to cheer: Lib...

What The Double Canonization Signifies For Church Politics

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Religion

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor April 25 (Reuters) - When the late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II are declared saints on Sunday, t...

Pope John Paul II Souvenirs Are Big Business In Poland

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Religion

By Wojciech Zurawski KRAKOW, Poland April 25 (Reuters) - Souvenir shops at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow, where Karol Wojtyl...

Giant Pope John Paul II Crucifix Collapses And Kills Young Man In Italy

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

Just two days before the canonization of Pope John Paul II, a giant crucifix erected in his honor collapsed in Italy, crushing a young man and killing...

Pope John Paul II Memorial Vandalized In Poland

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion

KRAKOW, Poland April 24 (Reuters) - Vandals daubed paint across a stone memorial commemorating the late Pope John Paul II in his home region of sout...

John Paul II Fever In Poland Is Muted

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion

WADOWICE, Poland (AP) — His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation. But da...