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The Pope and the Synod: Mixed Signals From Rome

Richard W. Kropf | Posted 10.21.2014 | Religion
Richard W. Kropf

Many are no doubt disappointed at the seeming failure of the final relatio or report issued on Oct. 18th by the special synod or meeting of bishops that began in Rome beginning Oct. 5th.

Why Pope Paul VI, Who Officially Banned Birth Control For Catholics, Is One Step Closer To Sainthood

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As he wraps up a Vatican meeting marked by sharp debates over sex and morality, Pope Francis on Sunday (Oct. 19) will honor one of his most cont...

Pope's Visit: A Resounding Success

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion
Daoud Kuttab

At all levels, the visit of Pope Francis to Jordan and Palestine was a huge success. For about 26 hours, everything was implemented as planned. And the few unplanned moments worked out quite well, leaving indelible memories and images.

Pope Paul VI's Beatification Set For October?

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.10.2014 | Religion

Pope Paul VI will likely be beatified later this year, Italian Catholic weekly Credere reports. The late pope's beatification is expected to take p...

It's A Miracle! Pope Paul VI Moves Closer To Sainthood

Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

Theologians have approved Pope Paul VI's unexplained healing of an unborn child as a miracle. The Medical Commission of the Congregation for the C...

Former Pope's Healing Declared A Miracle In Sainthood Process

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

ROME (RNS) Vatican officials have approved what they believe to be a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Paul VI, putting the pontiff who s...

Questions For The Next Pope: Is Garry Wills A Catholic? Am I?

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 04.30.2013 | Religion
Robert E. Murphy

These questions come to me as, almost simultaneously, the pope resigns, America's leading newspaper reports day after day about continuing sexual abuse, homosexual culture and political intrigue in the Church, and Professor Wills, this country's most longstanding and prolific Catholic gadfly, publishes perhaps his most iconoclastic book yet about Christian faith.

Can You Show Me The Way To The Pope? Nope!

Charlie Carillo | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Popes only get our full attention when they're on the way in or on the way out. They're a lot like flashlight batteries -- most people don't notice them until they've expired.

Pope Paul VI Inches Closer To Sainthood

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 12.23.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Paul VI, who guided the Catholic Church through a tumultuous period of change in the 1960s and 70s, took a crucial first step ...

Pope To Speak To International Space Station

Posted 07.18.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI will speak via satellite with astronauts on the International Space St...

Pope Paul VI May Have Been Warned Of Pedophile Priests In 1963

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

LOS ANGELES — The head of a Roman Catholic order that specialized in the treatment of pedophile priests visited with then-Pope Paul VI nearly 50...