Venezuela’s government and the opposition are to meet on October 30 to try to resolve a political crisis, a papal envoy says. The announcement followed a private meeting between President Nicolas Maduro and Pope Francis. 398 more words
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Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima has today left for the Vatican in Rome, Italy for a one day visit.
Upon his arrival on Wednesday, October 26, Vice President Chilima will attend the General Audience at the Vatican where he will also greet the Holy Father, Pope Francis. 50 more words
In his infinite wisdom, the generally likeable Pope Francis just approved new guidelines (commands from You Know Who) on cremation. Wait for it. . . 364 more words
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican on Tuesday published guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated, saying their remains cannot be scattered, divvied up or kept at home but rather stored in a sacred, church-approved place. 354 more words
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met Monday with Pope Francis as the Vatican took a more active role trying to defuse a tense political standoff in the South American nation. 663 more words
Catholics have 69.5 million members, are the largest religious body in the United States, and comprise 22% of the population as of 2015. What this means is 1 in 5 Americans believe abortion is morally wrong and a women who get an abortion are automatically ex-communicated from the church. 464 more words