Pope Benedict XVI News
News about Pope Benedict XVI continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
28 min ago | Babalu Blog
In an unusual gesture for a member high in the Catholic Church's hierarchy in Cuba, the Apostolic nuncio Bruno Musaro spoke openly about Cuba's "extreme poverty and human and civil degradation."
A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson in diplomacy.
Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am .- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now feels a long-term challenge to imitate his humble ways.
Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 12:02 pm .- Following the agreement of an indefinite ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, a key priest in Jerusalem says the only way for it to last is if both sides overcome dehumanizing prejudices of the other.
Pope Francis waves as he leads the weekly general audience at St Peter's square on Aug. 27, 2014 in Vatican City.
Vatican City, Aug 29, 2014 / 02:03 am .- In a brief encounter with Pope Francis following his general audience yesterday, former Pakistani minister Paul Bhatti discussed persecuted Christians and invited the pontiff to visit their country.
Front Royal, Va., Aug 28, 2014 / 05:48 pm .- The Pope's support of international action against attacks by the Islamic State should be met with United Nations intervention, one Catholic professor said.
Even as some prominent Christians are calling on the U.S. to take more forceful military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria, more than 50 mainly Catholic and Protestant leaders are telling President Obama to halt American airstrikes and pursue solely peaceful means to resolve the conflict.
Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain.
An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month.
As Pope Francis continues to straddle the fine line between calling for the end of persecution of Christians in Iraq and blessing American airstrikes against the Islamic State , there is increasing concern for the pontiff's-and the public's-safety.
A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an "extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy".
Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square.
In October, Pax Christi will buy a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter prior to the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops.
VATICAN CITY Poland's ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston, Friday, May 27, 2011.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 05:53 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC