“We have to help people to realize that they should not demonize the undocumented; nobody should be demonized because of their sexual orientation,” said Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski to BuzzFeed News.
Cardinal Raymond Burke has been a major thorn in the Pontiff’s side while he seeks to modernize the Catholic Church.
“When we read the account of creation in Genesis, we risk thinking that God was a magician, complete with a magic wand, able to do everything,” he said. “But it is not like that.”
Toned-down language on “pastoring to people with homosexual orientation” failed to receive the two-thirds majority needed to pass a summit of church leaders.
Changes to the English translation of the interim report from the Synod on the Family is the latest sign of the depth of the backlash in Rome.
Admit it - deep down, we’re all Swifties.
It’s not for the faint of heart. Watch Oliver navigate the ups and downs of Catholic school — and the ups and downs of having Bill Murray for a babysitter! — in St. Vincent, Now Playing in Select Theaters, Everywhere October 24.
Mariam Ibrahim and her children — including her infant daughter, who was born in a Sudanese jail — were blessed by the pontiff after fleeing Sudan.
“Does everyone rest their butt on the pew while kneeling?”
Because someone’s got to intercede on your behalf.
“Peace—” “And also with you.”
Church lingo at its best.
Twenty-six Italian women, claiming to be in relationships with Catholic priests, want the Pope to make the Catholic church’s celibacy requirement optional.
Do you practice what you preach?
After greeting a group of schoolchildren, the pope invited two of the students to join him for a ride around St. Peter’s Square.
“I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil … and ask forgiveness.”
A handy guide to help you hang with the leader of the Catholic Church.
Because who doesn’t want a papal shot glass?
Attending mass could sometimes be a pewtiful thing.
Widely considered one of the architects of Catholic feminist theology, the 72-year-old nun and professor has often clashed with institutional leaders — including the future pope — in her fight for equality in the clergy.
Forty days and 40 nights is a long time. Are you making the right choice?
The pontiff dropped the F-bomb in Italian.
“Just because a person isn’t in favor of gay marriage doesn’t mean that one is homophobic — let’s be very clear on that.”
The pope visited a live nativity scene and started wearing livestock as fashion accessories.
The leader of the Catholic Church called a small community of nuns in Spain to wish them a happy new year.
This is basically Pope-ception.