Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title
he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City. .... to
the priesthood while he was on his ...
May 10, 2013 ... The election of Pope Francis, an Argentinian Jesuit who has many years of
experience ..... Are we seeing the beginning of a Vatican Spring?
Oct 5, 2015 ... INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ... nor just
something to safeguard, but is a living spring from which the Church ... the only
method of the Synod is to open oneself up to the Holy Spirit with ...
Aug 17, 2016 ... VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin Farrell ... new post,
which he starts in September, will be implementing the pope's ...
Mar 14, 2013 ... Pope Francis, the first non-European pontiff of the modern era, revealed himself
from a balcony in front of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Wednesday. ... "
The spring evening in which Pope Francis was elected is an apt symbol of the
beginning of his papacy and the years that will follow," writes a p...
Sep 14, 2015 ... A determined Pope Francis moves to reform a recalcitrant Curia. ..... In early 2011
, Bertone applied for the Vatican to join Moneyval, an oversight ... Benedict
appears to have decided to step down in the spring of 2012, as the ...
Picture of Pope Francis embracing a disabled youth in front of St. Peter's Basilica
... “I really need to start making changes right now,” Francis told a half dozen .....
His comment this spring that his papacy might last only “four or five years” did not
In Francis' City, Pope Gathers World Against "Paganism of Indifference" ... Here,
the Vatican translation of the Pope's meditation at today's Christian prayer ....
Here, thirty years ago, Pope John Paul II said: “Peace is a workshop, open to all
Oct 7, 2013 ... Talk of a 'Vatican Spring' misunderstands how the Church works ... the Pope to
say the Lord's Prayer there, as St Francis had done eight centuries before. ... start
by allowing bishops to oversee the selection of Vatican officials ...
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Though it has no juridical power, Pope Francis' ...
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Hopes for Christian unity may not be spring fresh, but
Pope ... The wild, unpopulated landscape on the fringes of early Rome slowly
shifted as it ...