Reconciliation a top priority for Pope Francis, says ambassador - CBC.ca

Reconciliation between the Catholic Church and Indigenous people is a top priority for Pope Francis, says the Vatican's ambassador to Canada. 'If something wrong was done and something remains to be done, you do it.' - Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi.

Slaying the sectarian dragon - The Irish Catholic

Growing up in the North in the 1980s, it was not uncommon to see graffiti on walls proclaiming “F*** the Pope”. Hard-line unionists seemed to have a pathological fear of all things Catholic and Roman and the Pope was – in their minds – the visible ...

Baryshnikov plays Nijinsky – Gyllenhaal to star in 'Sunday' - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

This file photo taken on Dec 8, 2016 shows Latvia-born, Russian and US dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov posing for portraits in Paris. (AFP). PARIS, Dec 14, (Agencies): Dream castings don't come much better than Mikhail Baryshnikov playing Vaslav Nijinsky ...

Pope Francis Turns 80 on Saturday: Here's How to Send Him A Birthday Greeting - World Religion News

Ahead of the 80th birthday of Pope Francis, email addresses in eight languages are allowing the faithful to send their wishes. The Vatican has created eight new email addresses for people who want to send wishes to the Pope on his 80th birthday. The ...

Pope Francis on secularism, terrorism and the synodal Church - Catholic Culture

In his interview on December 7th with the Belgian Catholic weekly, Tertio, Pope Francis touched on a number of important points. I promised in last Friday's Insights message to discuss it this week. As usual, his answers were somewhat confused, but he ...

Pope Francis' Tolerance Toward Divorce, Remarriage Leading Church To 'Gravely Critical Moment,' Critics Warn - International Business Times

Pope Francis' more liberal interpretation of Catholic Canon law is bringing him under increasing fire from conservative sections of the church for leading Catholicism toward what was dubbed last week a “gravely critical moment.” Since being elected in ...

Catholic Relief Services Supports Pope Francis' Appeal to End Violence in Aleppo; Syria - PR Newswire (press release)

BALTIMORE, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a ceasefire collapsing in Aleppo Wednesday, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) supports the efforts of Pope Francis, who appealed for "an end to the violence and the peaceful resolution of ...

Open your heart to that small splendor born in Bethlehem, pope says - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis kisses a young girl during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 14. (Credit: CNS/Paul Haring.) “The most beautiful joy of Christmas is that inner joy of peace: the Lord wiped away my sins, the Lord has forgiven me ...