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Pope Francis Says Right To Die ‘A False Sense of Compassion’

On Saturday, Pope Francis publicly condemned euthanasia at a meeting with the Association of Italian Catholic Doctors, saying that it instilled “a false sense of compassion” and is “a sin against the creator,” the Associated Press reported. Francis’s words come at a crucial time for the growing right-to-die movement, which gained attention recently with the […]

Pope Francis plans to build showers for the homeless under the white colonnade of St. Peter’s Square. Three showers are to be built into refurbished public restrooms provided for Catholic pilgrims along the marble columns leading into the historic basilica, which was completed in 1626. The Vatican’s deputy spokesman, the Rev. Ciro Benedettini, said Thursday […]

Conservative Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, Archbishop of St. Louis, has been critical of Pope Francis’s leadership of the church. Burke has been vocal about denying communion to politician who support a woman’s right to choose on abortion. The pontiff removed Cardinal Raymond Burke as the leader of the Vatican’s highest court and appointed him to […]

The faithful “are feeling a bit seasick” says one American Cardinal. “The conservatives had it all their way for about 30 years, and now the shoe might be on the other foot,” says the Rev. Paul Sullins, a priest who teaches sociology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. “Now they feel on […]

Pope Francis says he’s following the Gospel by caring for the poor, addressing criticism that he’s a communist because of his beliefs. “Today I want to unite my voice with yours and accompany you in your fight,” he said to participants at the World Meeting of Popular Movements, which is holding a three-day conference in […]

The legendary pop star is fond of how Pope Francis has shown compassion for gays. John hosted the event, “An Enduring Vision: A Benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation,” Tuesday night in New York City, which raised $3.7 million. He said Francis is pushing boundaries in the church and told the crowd: “Make this man […]

Pope Francis  spoke at the  Pontifical Academy of Sciences expressing belief in creationism and the big bang theory. Francis explained that both scientific theories were not incompatible with the existence of a creator – arguing instead that they “require it”. “When we read about Creation in Genesis, we run the risk of imagining God was […]

Pope Francis called for more acceptance of gays, couples who are unmarried, and those who are divorced. The call comes via a document put out by an assembly of Catholic bishops. The bishops’ report, released midway through a landmark two-week meeting, does not change Roman Catholic doctrine or teaching, and will now be subjected to fierce […]

Pope Francis say each of us has a guardian angel advising us. Stressing they were not imaginary, he said it was only pride stopping people hearing their voices. “Do not rebel: follow his advice,” the Pope said according to the Catholic News Agency. “No one walks alone and none of us can think that he […]

Pope Francis married a single mother, those who’ve been married before, and those who’ve lived “in sin” at a Vatican ceremony Sunday. In another signal of the openness of his papacy, Francis asked to marry 40 people from different social backgrounds who would be a realistic sample of modern couples. Popes very rarely perform marriages […]

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