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Pope Francis Acknowledges Security Threats -- And Has Just One Request For God

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.11.2015 | Religion

Although Vatican officials have acknowledged that the Islamic State group is a real threat to Pope Francis, the Catholic leader says he’s leaving hi...

Guess How Much Pope Francis' Skull Cap Goes For On Ebay (No, It's More)

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

It’s a good thing this pope wears more than one hat. Pope Francis’ white skullcap is selling for more than 80,000 euros (roughly $100,000) on ...

LOOK: Pope Francis Let Two Kids Hitch A Ride On The Popemobile Today

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. A particularly jovial Franci...

Nice Hat, Pope Francis

Posted 10.17.2013 | Religion

As the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has the opportunity to wear a wide variety of official headgear, but we think this is one of his be...

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...


AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is forgoing the bulletproof popemobile for his upcoming trip to Brazil for the Catholic Church's youth festival, fur...

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 ...

PETA Pressures The Pope

AP | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green

ROME — An animal rights group has urged Pope Benedict XVI to "truly go green" and insist that the next popemobile is made without leather. PETA...

Pope Getting A Hybrid

Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells c. 2011 Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has a lot of ground to cover when he heads back home to Germany thi...

Benedict XVI's New Ride? Vatican Keen On Solar-Powered Electric Popemobile

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VATICAN CITY — Anyone have a fast, solar-powered electric popemobile for his holiness? The Vatican says Pope Benedict XVI would gladly use one ...

Top Priority: Keep Obama safe

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The United States cannot afford to take any risks. President Obama, and his family, must live in a bubble all their days in office. Handshaking, baby-kissing and plunging into crowds must be forbidden.

PopeMobile For US More Secure, More Souped-Up Than One Used For St. Peter's Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Americans who are hoping to get a glimpse of Pope Benedict XVI in the open top Popemobile he uses to cruise around St. Peter's Square, will be dissapo...

Shepherd One, Popemobile And State Department Keep Pope Benedict Traveling In Style

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict landed at Andrews Air Force Base this afternoon to being his United States tour. Breaking with tradition, President Bush traveled to th...