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Pope Francis Ends Visit To Mexico Near U.S. Border

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 02.18.2016 | World

Many Americans crossed the border to see Pope Francis finish his whirlwind tour of Mexico in nearby Ciudad Juarez on Wednesday. The leader of the Cath...

Watch The Pope Get Mad At Someone In Mexico

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.17.2016 | Religion

It looks like the pope has finally lost his cool. During his weeklong visit to Mexico, Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, took some time ...

1,000 Worshippers Welcome Pope Francis With A Living Portrait

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.17.2016 | World

Incredible! >1,000 people form "living portrait" at Morelia, #Mexico to welcome #Pope #PapaexMex (pic: @torreon) pic.twitter.com/XzUPBAiGUJ— Jon Wil...

Pope Francis Slams Mexico's Rich And Corrupt Elite

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - Celebrating Mass for more than 300,000 people in one of Mexico´s poorest and most dangerous cities, Pope Francis on Sund...

Pope In Africa Criticizes Fanaticism And Corruption, Makes Appeal For Refugees

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.27.2015 | World

NAIROBI, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged young Kenyans on Friday not to yield to the sweet lure of corruption, and urged them to help those temp...

How A Catholic Billionaire Explains Pope Francis' Suspicion Of Capitalism

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business

Pope Francis' criticism of unbridled capitalism has been hard for many conservative Catholics to stomach. But Kenneth Langone, a devout Catholic billi...

The Totally Real Transcript of Kim Davis's Meeting With Pope Francis

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy

Pope Francis: My child, it is a blessing to meet you. Kim Davis: [Bawling, with arms raised above head] POPE FRANCIS! I can’t tell you how excited I...

Some Inmates Pope Francis Met Are In Jail Only Because They're Poor

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- When Pope Francis visited an overcrowded prison on Sunday, he talked to inmates about the need for "rehabilitation" and for inmates to...

A Trip To America Establishes The Pope's Political Centrality

Piero Schiavazzi | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Piero Schiavazzi

Never before has a leader addressed the two most important governing bodies in the world -- the UN assembly and the US congress -- in 24 hours. This is sufficient evidence for Pope Francis's centrality in contemporary history.

A Catholic Nun-Turned-Lesbian Mom Reflects on Seeing Pope Francis at the White House

Denise Hinds | Posted 09.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Denise Hinds

Looking at this new pope, I thought we've come a long way. This is someone who looks at the world's population and sees all their goodness, no matter what their circumstances.

What Pope Francis Means When He Talks About The Ethics Of Care

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

During Pope Francis' historic U.S. visit last week, he spoke repeatedly about the need -- in making policy, in strengthening the Roman Catholic Church...

Pope Francis Meets Baby Pope, Everything Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 09.27.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis Meets Baby Pope: Action News viewer Daniel Madden has quite a story to tell and so will his daughter...when she learns how to talk. #Pope...

Why One Atheist Wants To Hear The Pope Speak In Philly

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion

Philadelphia native Max Hodey is an atheist, yet he's going to hear Pope France speak Saturday on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Why does a 25-year-ol...

Pope Pushes GOP Catholics On Climate Change In 'The Catholic Apprentice'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy

The Pope is sort of an expert on being Catholic. So what happens when he sits down with the Catholic GOP presidential candidates and tests them on wha...

Pope Francis Brings Message Of Peace And Healing to 9/11 Memorial

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis made an emotional visit Friday to ground zero in lower Manhattan, where he paused to offer private prayers and took part in a multi-relig...

What If The Pope Was Your Annoying NYC Houseguest?

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy

Pope Francis is gracing New York City for two magical days. It will be his first time in The Big Apple and no doubt he wants to make the most of it in...

Pope Francis Looks To Congress To Get Serious On Immigration, Environment

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Pope Francis came to Washington, seeking Congress' indulgence on a host of issues of great importance to the Holy See. M...

Let's Not Bring The Pope Into The Next Hobby Lobby Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit Wednesday to the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of nuns who are petitioning the Supreme Court to take a ca...

Jeb Bush: The Pope Shouldn't Discuss Climate Change Because He 'Is Not A Scientist'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said he disagrees with Pope Francis' call to fight climate change and thinks the pope should not delve ...

Newt Gingrich 'More Open' To Ending Death Penalty After Pope's Address

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker and onetime Republican presidential candidate, said he is "more open" to eliminating the death penalty after h...

The Pope Said 10 Times More To Congress About Poverty Than Abortion

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.24.2015 | Religion

Before a Congress once again fighting over abortion, Pope Francis emphasized his priorities on Thursday. He had roughly 10 times more to say about the...

Pope's New Fragrance Hits Stores Just In Time For His U.S. Visit

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.24.2015 | Comedy

How many times have you been walking out the door in the morning and thought to yourself, "Gosh, my fragrance is fine, but I'd really like to smell mo...

Pope Francis Wants To Be President Of The World

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He hasn't announced his candidacy. Indeed, the job he seeks doesn't really exist. But shrewdly, methodically and with a showman's flair,...

Pope Francis Gives Lovely Shout-Out To Older People

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty

While not a new message from Pope Francis, the pontiff did give a shout-out to the elderly in his speech to Congress today. He said: "I would also lik...

Read The Pope's Address To Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Pope Francis addressed Congress Thursday as part of his first visit to the United States, urging action on the refugee crisis in Europe, climate chang...