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Pope Francis laments ‘Reactionary,’ politicized US Catholic Church

From Newsmax Pope Francis has lamented what he called a “reactionary” Catholic Church in the United States, where he said political ideology has replaced faith in some cases. In the 10 years since his election, Francis has been criticized by…

Pope Francis picks 21 new Cardinals, Next Conclave in his image

AP From Newsmax Pope Francis on Sunday (9) announced that he would elevate 21 churchmen to the high rank of cardinal, again putting his mark on the group that will one day choose his successor after his death or resignation….

Pope Francis in hospital with respiratory infection

GETTY IMAGESImage caption, Pope Francis attended his weekly audience at St Peter’s Square earlier on Wednesday By Davide Ghiglione & Alys Davies in Rome and London From BBC Pope Francis has a respiratory infection and will need to spend a few…

Vatican removes Fr. Frank Pavone, Pope Francis plays key role

From Newsmax The Vatican has defrocked Father Frank Pavone — who has been described as “the most vocal Catholic priest in America for the pro-life movement” — in a move that has shocked Church conservatives. This past weekend the Catholic News…

Pope Francis praises power of sport in Olympic message

03 Feb 2022 – During his weekly general audience, His Holiness Pope Francis conveyed his best wishes for successful Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022: “I warmly greet all participants of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. I wish the organisers every…

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Pope Francis to get first Electric Popemobile from US firm Fisker

From Newsmax Los Angeles-based Fisker Inc plans to supply the first pure electric vehicle for Pope Francis next year, it said on Friday, with features such as a solar roof and carpets made of recycled plastic bottles from the ocean….

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Pope Francis considers lifting celibacy requirement for priests

From Newsmax Pope Francis appealed to conservatives on Sunday not to be bound by the status quo as he opened an assembly of bishops to discuss the future of the Roman Catholic Church in the Amazon, including the possibility of…

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Pope urges EU to show ‘Solidarity’ with migrants stranded off Malta

AFP From EWN The European Commission also urged EU member states to admit them earlier this week as concern grows over their plight, with some of the migrants stranded at sea for more than two weeks. THE VATICAN – Pope…

Calls grow for Pope Francis to resign amid scandal!

From Living Gospel Daily A new day and a new story about Pope Francis. Now calls are increasing for the Pope to resign! It’s nearly unprecedented for a Pope to resign or be removed from office — I suppose that’s…

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Former Vatican diplomat backs claim Pope covered up abuse

From Newsmax A former Vatican diplomat says ex-papal ambassador Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò told “the truth” in his explosive allegation Pope Francis and a number of the Vatican’s most powerful cardinals covered up sex abuse allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick,…