Tag: Pope Francis

EDITORIAL

Use Weapons Of Love To Combat The Evil Of Terrorism

But Don’t Be Stupid The call by Pope Francis in his Easter message to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence,” following the attacks in Brussels is a noble one. The fact is love is not only an indelible mark of the Christian faith as symbolizes in the birth, death, and resurrection of […]

RELIGION

Pope Cries — Have A Heart

Urges Nations To “Open Hearts And Doors” To Migrants Pope Francis tells thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square that nations should ”open their hearts and open their doors” to migrants blocked at borders with no food and shelter. Thousands of migrants have been stranded near the Greek village of Idomeni after several Balkan countries prevented desperate families from crossing. He […]

RELIGION

Clergy Sex Abuse A Disgrace Says Pope Francis

Pope Francis was in a no holds barred mood after meeting with five adults abused as children, vowing to hold those involved in the crimes and cover-ups accountable. The pope departed the shores of the United States after a six-day visit where he made several appearances addressing dignitaries, diplomats, and lay people in Washington, New York, and Philadelphia. In the […]

RELIGION

Pope Takes Fresh Look At Abortion

The Catholic Church is taking a new approach to its long held view of women who have had abortions. Driving this change is the newly minted Pope from Latin America — Pope Francis. The new move is to absolve women who have committed abortion by accepting them back into the fold once they have expressed contrition and seek forgiveness from […]

NEWS

Armenians Slaughter – A Genocide Says Pope

In a no hold bar pronouncement, Pope Francis referred to the 1915 mass killings of the Christian minority Armenians by the Turks as the “first genocide of the 20th century.” The Pope made the statement during a mass at the Vatican to mark 100 years since the mass killing of Armenians. Today, the death of the Armenians is referred to […]