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Pope Francis: ‘Caring For The Poor Doesn’t Make You A Communist’

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 [...]

Pope Francis says the many conflict around the world amount to a ‘piecemeal’ World War Three. “Humanity needs to weep and this is the time to weep,” Francis said in the homily of a Mass during a visit to Italy’s largest war memorial, a large, Fascist-era monument where more than 100,000 soldiers who died in [...]

Pope Francis — who seemed to suggest a month ago that airstrikes against the Islamic State was a viable option — now says otherwise, that war isn’t the solution to the terrorist attacks waging through Iraq and Syria. “War is never a satisfactory way to right injustices,” the pope said, during recent remarks in Belgium [...]

A car crash in Argentina killed 8-month-old  and 2-year-old grand nephews of Pope Francis, and the boys’ mother. A truck struck a car driven by the pope’s nephew Emanuel Horacio Bergoglio on a highway in Cordoba at about 12:30 a.m., Cordoba police spokeswoman Carina Ferreyra said. Emanuel Bergoglio’s sons — Jose Bergoglio, 8 months, and [...]

Pope Francis has approved the use of force in Iraq as a means to end Islamic militants from persecuting religious minorities. In these cases, where there is an unjust aggression I can only say that it is legitimate to stop the unjust aggressor. I underscore the verb ‘to stop’. I am not saying ‘bomb’ or [...]

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