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The Time I Called Pope Benedict 'The Devil' To His Face

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

After seeing Benedict's latest attacks a few weeks ago, calling gay marriage a "threat to the future of humanity," I thought of my upcoming 25th anniversary of calling him out and how it changed my life. Was it wrong to do? Immature? Unproductive? I don't think so.

Happy Saint Benedict's Day

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

There is one thing Benedict teaches us before all other possible insights about the spiritual life and that is this: God is with us.

Pope's High Praise Of Holocaust-Era Predecessor In Book Sparks Jewish Ire

politicsdaily.com | David Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's new book-length interview has focused almost exclusively on his remarks about using condoms to prevents AIDS, but Jewi...

Papal Biographer Draws Parallels Between Benedict And John Paul II

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Bruce Nolan Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS -- Five years into the papacy of Benedict XVI, papal biographer George Weigel is struck by the conti...

Healing Requires Revealing: How The Church Is Failing Abuse Survivors

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Michele Richardson

The opportunity for accountability, resolution and a promise for the protection of vulnerable children is now.

Understanding The Pope's New Stance On Condoms

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

While it doesn't mean at all that the pope has approved condoms for use in terms of birth control, the Vatican's latest pronouncement is the first time that a pope has given voice to what many moral theologians have been saying for years.

My Meeting with Pope Benedict

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The pope drove up the incline and arrived in front of St. Peter's Basilica. The people who were there to meet him sat on both sides of his dais. There were clergymen from all over the world

Pope Promises 'Church Action' Over Sex Abuse Scandal

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI pledged Wednesday that the Catholic Church would take action to confront the clerical sex abuse scandal, his fi...

Thomas Merton, Rock Stars, and the Enablers that Serve Them

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Shaw

Let's see who the enablers are, and who those are who stand up and condemn their words.

Pope Benedict: I Was Surprised To Be Chosen As Pope

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI says he was surprised when he was elected pontiff, but accepted the role even though the challenge seemed great...

"Max And Benedict" POPE BOOK Released For His Birthday

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — A new illustrated children's book detailing Pope Benedict XVI's daily life was published Thursday as the pontiff celebrated his 8...

Pope To Meet US Jewish Leaders

Jerusalem Post | HAVIV RETTIG GUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The furor between world Jewry and the Catholic Church appears to be on the mend since the church moved to distance itself from an ultra-conservative b...

Bush To Pope Benedict: "Thank You, Your Holiness. Awesome Speech"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pope Benedict XVI became only the second Pope to visit the White House, and he gave a speech about the purpose of his trip and the importance of democ...