Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Bernie Sanders Meets The Pope [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday, calling the short visit an “honor and a joy.” “Today certainly was the highlight of the trip,” Sanders told NBC News of his 6 a.m. (midnight ET) meeting with the pontiff outside the papal residence’s breakfast room. He called the pope “one of …

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Pope Invites Bernie Sanders To The Vatican [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has accepted an invitation from the Pope to the Vatican. Mr Sanders, who is Jewish, accepted an invitation to Rome for a conference at the end of next week. The Vatican visit is four days before the primary contest in New York, a competitive battle between him and front-runner Hillary Clinton. Mr …

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Pope Francis Issues Edict: Treat Gays Better But Continue To Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Pope Francis put his shoulder to the doors of the Catholic Church and shoved them open a little wider Friday, calling for the church to be more tolerant in practice, while not changing any official doctrines. He urged priests around the world to be more accepting of gay men and lesbians, divorced Catholics and other people living in …

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REPORT: Pope Francis Shitcans Vatican Ambassador Who Embarrassed Him With Kim Davis Debacle

Back in October the New York Times reported that Vatican observers were predicting that Pope Francis would take the “first respectable opportunity” to shitcan the guy who embarrassed him with Kim Davis. That opportunity has arrived. Via the Washington Post: The Vatican will appoint Archbishop Christophe Pierre to be the new ambassador to the United States, replacing an ambassador whose …

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Pope Francis Calls For Global End To Death Penalty

Reuters reports: Pope Francis on Sunday called for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty, saying the commandment “You shall not kill” was absolute and equally valid for the guilty as for the innocent. Using some of his strongest words ever against capital punishment, he also called on Catholic politicians worldwide to make “a courageous and exemplary gesture” by seeking …

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New York Daily News: Trump Is Anti-Christ

Not THE Anti-Christ, mind you. From their story: Donald Trump has been declared “not Christian” by the world’s foremost expert on the topic — Pope Francis. The Holy War of words erupted when the pontiff blasted the GOP presidential front-runner’s plan to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and expel 11 million undocumented immigrants. “A person who thinks only …

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Pope Francis: Trump Is Not A Christian [VIDEO]

From the New York Times: Inserting himself into the Republican presidential race, Pope Francis on Wednesday suggested that Donald J. Trump “is not Christian” because of the harshness of his campaign promises to deport more immigrants and force Mexico to pay for a wall along the border. “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and …

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CUBA: Pope Francis & Head Of Russian Orthodox Church Issue Joint Denouncement Of Gay Marriage

Last month the head of the Russian Orthodox Church declared that young men become terrorists because they are outraged about gay pride parades. Today he is in Cuba with Pope Francis for the first meeting between the heads of their churches in over 1000 years. With ten centuries worth of bickering to discuss, naturally the first thing they did was …

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ITALY: Pope Francis Slams Civil Unions Bill

ANSA reports: Pope Francis said in a speech for the opening of judicial year of the Vatican’s Roman Rota tribunal that the Catholic Church cannot accept traditional families and other types of unions being given the same status. The pope said the Church’s recent two-year Synod process on the family “told the world that there can be no confusion between …

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Brian Brown Celebrates Slovenia Marriage Repeal

“I am happy to report that Slovenia voted by over 63 percent on Sunday to reject so-called same-sex ‘marriage.’ The government had rammed through the legislation and had done everything possible to stop traditional marriage and prevent the people from having a direct vote. “As occurred to our coalition in Washington, DC and elsewhere, the government claimed that the people …

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SLOVENIA: Voters Repeal Same-Sex Marriage

Credit goes to Pope Francis and the local Catholic Church. Via the Associated Press: Preliminary referendum results have shown that Slovenians have rejected a same-sex marriage law by a large margin. The results released Sunday by authorities show 63 voted against a bill that defines marriage as a union of two adults, while 37 were in favor. The results are …

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SLOVENIA: Pope Endorses Marriage Repeal Effort

Agence France-Presse reports: Pope Francis today urged Slovenian politicians to stand up for family values, four days before the country votes in a referendum on gay marriage. Without explicitly mentioning the vote, Francis told a group of Slovenian pilgrims that he encouraged “everyone, especially those with public responsibility, to support the family, a structural reference point for the life of …

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PHILADELPHIA: Pope Visit Screws City For $8 Million

This didn’t work out like everyone was promised, did it? The Morning Call reports: Despite early assurances that the World Meeting of Families would incur all costs for the papal visit, Philadelphia city officials said Wednesday that taxpayer dollars will cover nearly half the costs — about $8 million — related to the event. The city spent $17 million on …

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Mat Staver: That Kim Davis Isn’t In Any Photos With The Pope Proves She Met Privately With The Pope

Yesterday Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver announced that the Vatican has finally posted its official photo galleries of the papal visit to the United States. And since Kim Davis isn’t IN any those photos, well – that just proves that she did indeed have a private audience with Pope Francis. Seriously.  Mat Staver: “The meeting with Kim Davis was unlike …

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Family Research Council To Supporters: Pray That God Makes Everybody Stop Lying About Kim Davis

In their prayer of the day, the Family Research Council tells its followers to ask God to make everybody stop lying about Kim Davis and her meeting with Pope Francis. They write: The leftwing and mainstream media have radically distorted the Papal audience, characterizing it a chance meeting, a casual encounter, a few brief words to a woman in the …

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Madonna: I’d Like To Have Tea With The Pope

“I’ll state the obvious and say that he seems like he’s a much more open-minded individual, who seems to be moving outside of the dogma of the Catholic Church that has been set in stone since the days of Constantine. So I think it’s good. It’s good to look out into the big, wide world and see that we have …

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Bryan Fischer: The Christophobic Zealots Of Big Gay Have The Juice To Push Around Pope Francis

“If you ever wondered about the power and reach of the homosexual lobby, wonder no more. The Christophobic zealots of Big Gay have so much juice they can even push around the pope. The pope, at the Vatican’s initiative, arranged for a private meeting with Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who courageously has staked everything on fidelity to …

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Headline Of The Day

The Daily Beast eviscerates the Liberty Counsel in a column today by Brandon Ambrosio. An excerpt: The most glaring irony here is that evangelicals are notorious for their negative views of Catholicism, and in particular the pope. Some evangelicals believe the Catholic Church is the Whore of Babylon described in the Book of Revelation. Those beliefs may be limited to a …

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Petition To Pope Francis: Fire The US Papal Nuncio

The pro-LGBT group Faithful America has posted a petition to Pope Francis which calls for firing Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano for his role in embarrassing the Vatican in the Kim Davis debacle. Vigano is the papal nuncio, the Vatican’s diplomatic representative in the United States. Earlier this year Vigano attended NOM’s hate march in Washington DC, much to the glee …

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Liberty Counsel Tweets Link To Blog Which Denounces “Embedded Sodomites” At The Vatican

After a week of praising the Vatican for allegedly inviting Kim Davis to meet Pope Francis, the Liberty Counsel has turned on their former heroes and retweeted a link to a blog post which denounces the Vatican as being “taken over by a bunch of sodomites.” From the blog Vox Cantoris, where the title is “An Apology To Kim Davis”: …

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