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.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that nearly 400 priests were dismissed in 2011 and 2012.
This is basically Pope-ception.
The “liberal” pope and the “conservative” pope. Can you figure out who said what?
We have achieved papal singularity. Newly-elected Pope Francis meets Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Not only that, he also dreamed that Benedict would step down. Almost two weeks before Benedict resigned! Ah!
A collection of silliness, sadness and heartfelt thanks from Catholics around the world.
Pope says resigning is “not for my good but for the good of the church,” Reuters reports.
No matter who becomes the next pope, one thing is clear — people will ABSOLUTELY be making fun of him on the internet.
The conservative leader cites his advancing age. “I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.”
After we promoted that 12 Evilest Pope Pictures thing, we had a crisis of conscience, followed by prayer and finally insight. We’d like to apologize sincerely to the Holy Father for the error of our ways, and present a much better alternative meme. Please pray for its success — we love you B16!
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Pope Benedict XVI has been given a lot of flack lately, but in all of this it’s important not to forget what the man is actually good at: looking absolutely bloodcurdlingly godawfully creepy. Here’s a selection of some of Benny’s greatest hits, did I forget any?
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An unidentified woman tried to reach the pope, causing the Pontiff to fall down prior to Christmas Mass.
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