December 1, 2021

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Net Zero Carbon Emissions as Soon as Possible’

ROME, Italy — Pope Francis hosted scientists and religious leaders in the Vatican Monday, where they signed a joint appeal calling for carbon neutrality and a radical change in lifestyles. “Scientists have warned us that there might be only one decade left to restore the planet,” the appeal declares,” urging the achievement of “net zero…

Pope Francis Offers Prayers for Glasgow Climate Change Conference

ROME — Pope Francis offered prayers Sunday for the success of the COP26 U.N. Climate Change Conference beginning in Glasgow, Scotland. “Today, in Glasgow, in Scotland, the United Nations conference on climate change, COP26, begins,” the pope stated after his weekly Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s Square. A giant globe hangs from the ceiling as…

Vatican Mute When Asked if Pope Francis told Biden to Continue Receiving Communion

ROME — The Vatican declined to comment Friday about U.S. President Joe Biden’s claim that Pope Francis had encouraged him to keep receiving Holy Communion at Mass. Biden met with Pope Francis in the Vatican for approximately 75 minutes Friday morning, after which reporters asked him if the topic of abortion had come up during…

Pope Francis Invites Delegation of Canadian Indigenous People to Vatican

ROME, Italy — Pope Francis has invited a delegation of indigenous people of Canada to the Vatican in December amidst controversy surrounding the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at Church-run schools for natives. Vatican News reported that the encounter will take place this coming December just before Christmas and will include three separate bilateral…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

Pope Francis Tells ‘Vax Live’ Concertgoers to Abandon Individualism

ROME — Pope Francis sent a video message to participants in the Vax Live concert in Los Angeles Sunday night, urging concertgoers “not to forget the most vulnerable” in vaccine distribution. In his Spanish-language message, the pontiff prayed that the “Creator God would infuse in our hearts a new, generous spirit to abandon our individualisms…

Embattled Pope Francis ‘Has No Intention’ of Stepping Down and Is ‘Embittered’ by Viganò Letter

Pope Francis leaves after his weekly general audience, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Embattled Pope Francis has no intention of stepping down amid accusations that he covered up sexual abuse charges against the now retired Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Italian news agency ANSA reported Wednesday, citing “close associates” of the pope. […]

Ex-Nuncio Accuses Pope Francis of Failing to Act on McCarrick’s Abuse.

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò (Edward Pentin Photo) In an extraordinary 11-page written testament, a former apostolic nuncio to the United States has accused several senior prelates of complicity in covering up Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s allegations of sexual abuse, and has claimed that Pope Francis knew about sanctions imposed on then-Cardinal McCarrick by Pope Benedict XVI […]

Pope Francis Is Woefully Wrong about the Death Penalty.

Pope Francis visits the University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy – 17 Feb 2017 (Rex Features via AP Images) Pope Francis has amended the Catechism of the Catholic Church to reject the death penalty. Whether this is an appropriate Catholic stance is for Catholics to decide. But the complete elimination of the death penalty would undermine […]

Bannon, Salvini, And A Powerful Catholic Cardinal Are Gunning For Pope Francis

As the populist wave continues to rise throughout Europe – most recently in Italy where refugees are now being turned away, prominent conservative Catholics are coming together to take on Pope Francis. At the center of the intra-faith efforts are Steve Bannon, along with Italy’s new interior minister Matteo Salvini and American Cardinal Raymond Burke […]

Vatican Newspaper Under Pope Francis Praises Karl Marx the Founder of Communism.

The L’Osservatore Romano is the daily newspaper of the Vatican City State. The paper was founded in 1861. It is classified as a semi-official newspaper of the Holy See. The paper this week praised communist founder Karl Marx. More than a 100 million people were killed by communist regimes in the 20th century. Previous popes […]

Pope Francis: Ban All Weapons.

Today on Twitter, the head of the Roman Catholic Church called for a ban on all weapons. Pope Francis asserted that the mere presence of weapons makes us constantly live in fear of war. Do we really want peace? Then let’s ban all weapons so we don’t have to live in fear of war. — […]

Day after US student-led gun control marches, Pope Francis urges young people to ‘keep shouting’

Pope Francis, a long-time advocate of gun control, has apparently supported the wave of student-led marches in the U.S. ( Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Pope Francis on Sunday opened Holy Week services leading up to Easter by urging young people to “keep shouting” and not let “older generations” silence them. His comments came one day after […]

ISIS Group Releases Image of ‘Beheaded’ Pope Francis.

Pope Francis poses with members of the Spanish Navy at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Nov. 15, 2017. (Massimo Valicchia/NurPhoto/Sipa via AP Images) Just a few days after circulating a propaganda poster depicting a jihadist driving toward the Vatican, a pro-ISIS media group today released another […]

Pope Francis, Netanyahu Send Their Blessings as Museum of the Bible Opens in D.C.

Washington, D.C. – Prominent leaders from many faiths gathered in D.C. Friday for the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony that marked the opening of the non-sectarian, $500 million Museum of the Bible which seeks to entertain and educate visitors about the history of the Bible and its significance. The dedication ceremony of the museum, which […]

Pope Francis: ‘Muslim Terrorism Does Not Exist’

In an impassioned address Friday, Pope Francis denied the existence of Islamic terrorism, while simultaneously asserting that “the ecological crisis is real.” “Christian terrorism does not exist, Jewish terrorism does not exist, and Muslim terrorism does not exist. They do not exist,” Francis said in his speech to a world meeting of populist movements. What […]

Pope Francis: ‘Muslim Terrorism Does Not Exist’

Pope Francis Pope Francis visits the University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy – 17 Feb 2017 (Rex Features via AP Images) It’s not that Pope Francis is an idiot who doesn’t believe that Muslims commit terrorist acts. Far from it. The pope is an idiot who believes that Muslims don’t commit acts of terror in the […]

Pope Francis Equates Christianity to Communism

In an interview with Pope Francis published November 11 by the Italian newspaper, Repubblica, the supreme authority of the Catholic Church equated Christianity with Communism when asked about his views on Marxist ideology. “It is the communists, in all cases, that think like Christians. Christ has spoken of a society where the poor, the weak and the […]

Pope Francis Declares Mother Teresa a Saint

VATICAN CITY (TheBlaze/AP) — Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint on Sunday, praising her for her service to society’s most unwanted. Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after a Holy Mass and the canonisation of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, on Saint Peter square in the Vatican, on September 4, 2016.(ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images) […]

How Pope Francis Betrayed His Name

When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the new Catholic pope in 2013, he chose the name of Francis to indicate that his pontificate would be one of mercy and compassion for the poor and needy.  Such is the reputation of his eponym, Saint Francis of Assisi: “the man of poverty, the man of peace, the man […]

Pope Dope: Imam thanks Pope Francis for saying Islam is a religion of peace

The imam knows. He is thanking the Pope for being so useful, in advancing Islamic lies, so that people in the West remain unaware of the true nature of the jihad threat. “At unplanned meeting, imam thanks Francis for his comments on Islam,” CNA, August 5, 2016: Assisi, Italy, Aug 5, 2016 / 05:09 pm […]

Pope Francis: Islam’s Friend, Christianity’s Foe?

The man known as the pope and the vicar of Christ – but who in light of what follows is probably best referred to by his real name, Jorge Mario Bergoglio – recently gave an interview demonstrating why “so many people think he is the anti-Christ.” The more salient features follow: Christ as Warmonger In […]

Pope Francis’ Comparison of the ‘Idea of Conquest…in the Soul of Islam’ and Jesus’ Words in the Book of Matthew May Not Sit Well With You

Pope Francis recently addressed fears of Islam and the religion’s “idea of conquest” in an interview with French Catholic newspaper La Croix, proposing that some people might also see the call for conquest as being inherent in Matthew’s gospel. “Today, I don’t think that there is a fear of Islam as such but of ISIS and its […]

Pope Francis meets with Bernie Sanders

It was a gathering of leftists today in Rome, as Pope Francis met with Bernie Sanders following the presidential candidate’s 15-minute address to a conference on social, economic and environmental issues, decrying wage and wealth equality. Normally, pontiffs are loath to give the appearance of intervening in American elections, and for that reason there are […]

Pope Francis: Persecuted Christians ‘Burned Alive, Throats Slit, and Beheaded with Barbarous Blades’

In his Good Friday ceremony of the Stations of the Cross, Pope Francis pulled no punches in denouncing the global persecution of Christians, who are still “killed, burned alive, throats slit, and beheaded with barbarous blades amid cowardly silence.” The Stations of the Cross or “Via Crucis” is an ancient Christian devotion recalling a series […]

Pope Francis Rips Capitalism, American Immigration Policy at Mexican Border

Pope Francis, apparently desperate to reach out to the Catholic Church’s growing base in Latin America, spent the day slapping Americans in the face from across the US-Mexico border. In Ciudad Juarez, one of the most violent cities in the Western Hemisphere thanks to the drug cartels, the pope walked up a ramp covered in […]

Shameful Meeting Between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in Havana

On February 12, 2016, Pope Francis and Kirill, Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church and a former KGB agent, met a José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba. Both signed a thirty point joint declaration prepared in advance, addressing global issues including their hope for re–establishment of full unity, the persecution of Christian in the […]

Pope Francis and Kim Davis Secretly Met During DC Visit

On his way back home Pope Francis took several questions from reporters on a wide range of topics, including one from ABC’s Terry Moran about whether the Holy Father supports government officials who, because of their religious beliefs, cannot carry out their duties, such as issuing gay ‘marriage’ licenses. Moran was, of course, referring to […]

Pope Francis Visits Cuba and the United States and Speaks at the United Nations

During Pope Francis’ trip to Cuba and the United States, there have been constant reminders of the role of the Vatican in assisting in normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba. Both President Barack Obama and Cuban dictator Raúl Castro have thanked Pope Francis for his behind-the-scenes role in helping along secret negotiations that […]

Reporters Asked Pope Francis If He Supports People Who Refuse to Grant Gay Marriage Licenses on Religious Grounds. Here’s His Response.

Just hours after President Barack Obama told the LGBT community at a Democratic fundraiser that “religious freedom doesn’t grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights,” Pope Francis seemingly had a very different message. When asked aboard the papal plane whether he supports individuals who refuse to violate religious conscience as […]

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