Report: Vatican has no comment on PA Pedo scandal

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The Vatican announced that it has no comment on the major Pedophile scandal that was uncovered in Pennsylvania. CNN: The Vatican has declined to respond to an explosive grand jury report detailing decades of sexual abuse and cover-ups by priests and bishops in Pennsylvania, refusing even to say whether church officials in Rome have read […]

POPE FRANCIS: Immigration issue existed under Obama

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In an Exclusive interview with Breitbart, Pope Francis said that the immigration issue existed under Obama. Breitbart: The pope then went on to add: “During the Obama years I celebrated Mass in Ciudad Juárez while on the other side of the border 50 bishops concelebrated and in the stadium there were many people. The problem […]

Pope Francis on Gay seminarians: “If in doubt, better not let them enter.”

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Pope Francis warned Italian Bishops about letting gay men into the seminary. Reuters: Pope Francis warned Italian bishops this week to vet carefully applicants to the priesthood and reject anyone they suspected might be homosexual, local media reported on Thursday. “Keep an eye on the admissions to seminaries, keep your eyes open,” the pope was […]

Pope Francis didn’t break with the Catholic Church when he told a gay man ‘God Loved Him’

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Pope Francis told a Chilean molestation victim that although he was gay God still loved him. BBC: A gay man who suffered sexual abuse by priests in Chile has said Pope Francis told him in a private meeting that “God made you this way and he loves you”. Juan Carlos Cruz told the BBC that […]

Pope Francis condemns attacks on Palestinians near Gaza border

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Pope Francis condemned the attacks on Palestinians at the Gaza border. NYPOST: Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border, saying the deaths would only lead to more violence, and appealed for dialogue to bring justice and peace to the Middle East. “I express my great pain for the dead and wounded […]

Vatican to Cloistered Nuns: Don’t tweet too much!

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The Vatican issued a new guideline for cloistered nuns. That directive is not to Tweet too much. Miami Herald: The Vatican has issued new guidelines for cloistered nuns, reminding them that they’re supposed to live separated from the world and in silence — and therefore shouldn’t be tweeting too much or downloading too much news. The instructions […]

STUDY: More Government=Less God

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A new paper from psychology researchers showcases how big government leads to the decline in religious thinking. Miami Herald:  Researchers call it an exchange model of religion: If people can get what they need from the government (be it health care, education or welfare) they’re less likely to turn to a divine power for help, according […]

PEW: 55% of Republican Catholics think Pope Francis is ‘too liberal’, signs of ‘disenchantment’ starting to appear

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A new Poll by Pew Research center shows that Republican Catholics are starting to become disenchanted with Pope Francis. Pew: Five years into Francis’ papacy, the vast majority of U.S. Catholics continue to have a favorable opinion of the Argentinian pontiff, and most say he represents a major – and positive – change for the […]