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An Audience with EVE Online's Space Pope

Kotaku - ‎16 hours ago‎
Two weeks ago, at EVE Fanfest, a convention for players of space MMO EVE Online, I began hearing odd snatches of conversation: “Dude, the pope's in our hotel”, “Did you kiss the ring?”. This is at the same time as the real pope is out in Greece meeting ...
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Pope denounces paedophilia as new details of six-year-old girl's death emerge in Italy

The Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Pope Francis has used his weekly Sunday message to denounce paedophilia, following the emergence of new details surrounding the alleged rape and murder of an Italian girl in 2014.

Monica Pope plots 'way forward' after Sparrow's abrupt closing - ‎11 hours ago‎
Chef Monica Pope couldn't offer much comment about the sudden, surprising closure of her Sparrow Bar & Cookshop. "I really can't talk about it," she said, suggesting that legal reasons are keeping her mum about the restaurant that apparently shuttered ...
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The Holy Spirit gives strength amid persecution – Pope Francis

Catholic News Agency - ‎13 hours ago‎
It is the Holy Spirit who gives Christians the ability to be witnesses of the Gospel in their daily lives, Pope Francis said Monday during Mass at the Santa Marta residence's chapel.
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How these refugees' journey ended with a ride on the pope's plane

PBS NewsHour - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two weeks ago, Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos -- a landing point for desperate refugees -- and brought three Syrian families back with him to the Vatican.
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Pope Francis pens personal letter to Venezuelan president about crisis there

Fox News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Pope Francis has written a letter to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro expressing his concern over the dire economic and humanitarian situation there affecting millions of people in the country.

Pope Francis to be awarded Charlemagne Prize on 6 May

European Parliament (press release) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Citing his address to the European Parliament in 2014, the prize committee commended the pope's message of "peace and understanding" as well as "compassion, tolerance, solidarity and the integrity of creation throughout his pontificate.
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Cling to divine mercy, Pope Francis urges Mercedarian Order

Catholic News Agency - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pope Francis on Monday met with representatives of a centuries-old Marian order of priests and brothers dedicated to mercy, encouraging them to persevere in their service to the marginalized by clinging to the “strength and joy” of the Gospel.
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Pope Francis to receive 6 thousand homeless pilgrims

Vatican Radio - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Vatican newspaper, Osservatore Romano reported Monday that Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, is the winner of the "Golden Pen," a prestigious Italian award.

Super Conference's new problem: Pope John refuses to play 2 football powers - ‎5 hours ago‎
Less than a week after avoiding the potential defection of a high-profile program from the North Jersey Super Football Conference, the new league already has another problem on its hands.
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POV: Pope Francis' Statement on Marriage and Family Life

BU Today - ‎May 1, 2016‎
When Pope Francis last month issued Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), a statement on marriage and family life, critics variously thought he didn't change enough of the rules (“still no gay marriage!
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Pope Francis handed hundreds of letters from Alberta First Nations people - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Alexis said it was a special feeling, handing over letters that mean so much to the young people, who wanted him to ask for the Pope's prayers to help them heal. "Our young people are committing suicide," he said. "And anything that we can do to ...

Cardinals Erdo and Bagnasco meet with the Pope to inform him about the CCEE

Rome Reports - ‎12 hours ago‎
The presidents of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences have visited the Pope to explain their projects and initiatives.
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Pope County Sheriff Asking For Help Solving Atkins Murder

KARK - ‎2 hours ago‎
POPE COUNTY, Ark. - A murder in a rural area of the state has investigators searching for clues. The victim was found shot outside a home near Atkins in Pope County. Questions surround what happened on a piece of property off Edwards Road around 1:00 ...
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Pope Slams Pedophilia in Case of Girl Thrown Off Balcony

Newser - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Now authorities are saying a man next door sexually abused and murdered her, and Pope Francis is speaking up about the horror of sex crimes, Reuters reports.

Alexander, Pope win sub-state golf titles

Times Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Meanwhile, Mars Hill's Hannah Pope won the individual championship at the girls North No. 1 sub-state at Gadsden Country Club.

Pope Francis and the Satanist

Church Militant - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Pope Francis, like a number of other modern popes, has a devotion to Bd. Bartolo Longo. Pope St. John Paul II beatified Bartolo Longo in 1980 and presented him as an exemplar of a life made holy by praying the Most Holy Rosary: As a true apostle of the ...

Daniel Berrigan embodied the “cultural revolution” of Pope Francis

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎19 hours ago‎
Among the many noteworthy additions to the Catholic magisterium within Pope Francis's 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si', was the introduction of the term “integral ecology.

St. Pete Beach priest turns 100, gets letter from Pope Francis - ‎7 hours ago‎
Despite this fact, Lithuanian club members toasted to his health, shared their memories about his work for Lithuanian community, listened to greetings he got from Pope Francis and Lithuanian fellows and tasted birthday cake. "He is very nice person.
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Ethics must guide medical research, protect human dignity, pope says

Catholic News Service - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Speaking to participants gathered in the Vatican's Paul VI hall, the pope highlighted the conference's emphasis on top-notch medical know-how without overlooking the "ethical, anthropological, social and cultural questions, as well as the complex ...