•••

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Pope Benedict XVI News

News about Pope Benedict XVI continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some

On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Catholic Group Launches Ad Blitz Featuring Cardinal Dolan To Lure Faithful Back To Pews

A radio ad on CBS 2's sister station 1010 WINS features New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan inviting Catholics back to church.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

10 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Vatican dismisses claim that John Paul II ignored Catholic sexual abuse

"Not all the people of God agree about canonisation," the International Movement We Are Church said in a statement ahead of the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's for John Paul II and his Italian predecessor John XXIII.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

14 hrs ago | Free Republic

Coptic priest appointed personal secretary to Pope Francis

It was made known Thursday that Monsignor Yoannis Lahzi Gaid, a priest of the Coptic Patriarchate of Alexandria, has been made second personal secretary to Pope Francis.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

18 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

How Pope Francis, tolerant but rigorous, is winning hearts and minds

Fifteen months ago, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had chosen his room in a home for elderly Argentine priests.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Roman Catholic Church, Religion

22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Poland's enthusiam for Pope John Paul wanes as canonization nears

His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Explosion, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

Floribeth Mora, Costa Rican Woman 'Cured' By Pope John Paul II Photo, Becomes Symbol Of Faith

On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Costa Rica, World News, Central America,

The Times

Lafayette family watches son serve papal vigil Mass

Emily Broussard, 2, squirmed in her mother's arms and pointed to "Uncle Packet" on the TV screen.

Comment?

Related Topix: Broussard, LA, Lafayette, LA, Wedding

New Scientist

Smallest subversive: Mathematical fight for our world

At stake in the fierce 17th-century debate over a mathematical concept was nothing less than our modern world, says Amir Alexander in Infinitesimal DID you know that every time you use your cellphone, you strike a blow for republicanism against both monarchy and a fixed Divine Order? Historian Amir Alexander sets out why this is so in his book ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Cellphones, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Mathematics, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Beautiful churches around the worldBeautiful churches around the...

Perched on an island in the middle of Bled Lake in Slovenia, the Church of Assumption is only reachable by handmade wooden row boats.

Comment?

Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Air Force Academy, CO

CBS Local

Pilgrims From Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Head To Rome For Canonization Of Two Former Popes

A group of pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia leaves for Rome tonight, preparing to take part in the historic elevation of two beloved popes to sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Suria

Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets...

Pope John Paul II's extraordinary life is being set to music in Rome, with audiences enjoying a flourish of theatre shows about the former playwright and future saint ahead of his canonisation on Sunday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Arts, Modern Dance

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Return to place of first encounter with Christ for Easter, Pope preaches

Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead and urged people to rediscover direction in their lives.

Comment?

Norwalk Citizen News

Oldest US cathedral celebrates Easter in Baltimore

TV reports a standing room only crowd packed the Baltimore Basilica on Sunday. The historic structure known as America's first cathedral dates back to 1806.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Image: Pope Francis Attends Weekly Audience - October 2, 2013

Pope Francis broke with Catholic tradition again during the Holy Week, washing the feet of ordinary people, instead of members of the clergy.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Toronto Star

Will sainthood for John Paul II, John XXIII unite church?

One has been compared to a rock star, the other to a humble parish priest - a saintly odd couple representing rival factions of the Catholic church.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians.

Comment?

The Town Talk

Pope Francis strikes chord with Catholics in Cenla, state

Millions around the world will crowd Christian churches today to hear and celebrate the story of Christ's resurrection.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Alexandria, LA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Holy fire ritual draws thousands

THOUSANDS of Christians from Orthodox denominations have taken part in the 'Holy Fire' ritual in Jerusalem, which dates back 1200 years.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fire, Religion, Orthodox Church, Landslide

ABS-CBN News

Pope presides at Vatican mass leading Catholics into Easter

Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead, and urged people to rediscover direction in their lives.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ash Wednesday, Life, Holidays

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••