Tag: The Pope

Pope Wants Vatican to Host 2024 Olympic Events

Pope Wants Vatican to Host 2024 Olympic Events

The world’s smallest nation wants to host the biggest athletic event. The pope has endorsed Rome’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and wants Vatican City to host a small number of events. Speculation of just what sports the

Pope Francis Suggests Animals Can Go to Heaven

Pope Francis Suggests Animals Can Go to Heaven

Pope Francis has given four legged friends across the world an early Christmas present by saying that “Paradise is open to all God’s creatures”. In his weekly audience in The Vatican, His Holiness quoted the apostle Paul who told a

Pope Francis Plans to Shrink Papal Cabinet

Pope Francis Plans to Shrink Papal Cabinet

In a recent interview, Pope Francis’ right-hand man for the reform of the Roman curia said we can expect serious downsizing of the offices that make up the Vatican bureaucracy. Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, the Honduran coordinator of the

Pope Urges Muslim Leaders to Condemn Islamist Terror

Pope Urges Muslim Leaders to Condemn Islamist Terror

Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders worldwide to “clearly” condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, and called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Francis said he had told Turkish President Recep Tayyip

Day After Thanksgiving, Pope Does Turkey

Day After Thanksgiving, Pope Does Turkey

The Pope traveled to Turkey Friday morning for a long-awaited three-day visit for meetings with religious and political authorities. But upon arriving at the presidential palace in Ankara, the Pope came out swinging, immediately focusing on Turkey’s soft underbelly: religious