Pope Francis greets representatives of the indigenous peoples of Amazonia during a homily at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on October 6, 2019.

Fire in the Amazon: Pope Francis Denounces “Destructive Interests”

The fires that ravaged the Amazon this summer are at the heart of the synod that opened in the Vatican Sunday 6th October 2019 bringing together 113 bishops from the Panamazonian zone. The Pope Francis denounced Sunday 6th October 2019 “the greed of new colonialism” and lamented the fires lit “by interests that destroy,” by opening a synod dedicated to […]

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Pope Francis makes it mandatory for clergy to report sexual abuse

Pope Francis Makes it Mandatory for Clergy to Report Sexual Abuse

All clergy are now required by law to report sexual abuse. Dioceses around the world will also facilitate public reporting. This is another step forward in the fight against pedophilia and sexual abuse in the Church . The Pope Francis unveiled Thursday 9th May, 2019 a stricter legislation forcing priests and religious to report to the Church suspicion of sexual assault or harassment, […]

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Pope Francis new book based on interviews launches in September

Pope Francis Speaks of Women, of Communism and Psychoanalysis in a Book

RELIGION: The Pope trusts in a book of interviews to be published in early September … Women, communism, psychoanalysis and migrants … The Pope  trusts in a book of interviews * forthcoming early in September. From first excerpts of the book, entitled Politics and society  and born of the dialogue between the Pope and the French researcher Dominique Wolton, are […]

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Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in the square of the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican

Pope Francis Celebrates Easter Mass amid Tight Security

RELIGION: Private security and many police officers to reassure the faithful … Thousands of faithful came to listen. Pope Francis began Sunday to celebrate the traditional Easter Mass in the square of the Basilica of St. Peter’s. A Mass framed by impressive security measures. Easter Mass, the highlight of the Christian liturgy began at 10am, under […]

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Five membersFrench Council of the Muslim Faith are to meet the Pope at the Vatican

Five members of the French Council of the Muslim Faith will meet the Pope at the Vatican

Five members of the French Council of the Muslim Faith will meet the Pope at the Vatican on the 3rd November according to information France Bleu Gard Lozère. Members of the collective leadership of the Executive Board, the President, the three Vice-Presidents and Secretary General, Abdallah Zekri, will be received in private audience by Pope […]

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Vatican: Pope Francis refused the appointment of a gay French ambassador

Vatican: Pope Francis refused the appointment of a gay French ambassador

Gay Friendly, Francois? Not that much. The pope may well have said in 2013 that he did not “judge a person [who] is gay, and [that] seeks the Lord with good will” , his benevolence towards homosexuals has limits. Including those of the Vatican. As revealed by The Duck chained , the pontiff refused to […]

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