"Intelligent design isn't science even though it pretends to be. If you want to teach it in schools, intelligent design should be taught when religion or cultural history is taught, not science."
At your Assumption, O Mother of God, the hosts of Angels in fear and joy covered your body with hallowed wings, that had been spacious enough to receive God.
12 selected political cartoons featuring Pope Francis.
"[H]aving forbidden all unlawful marriage, and all unseemly practice, and the union of women with women and men with men..."
"Help one another. This is what Jesus teaches us. This is what I do. And I do it with my heart. I do this with my heart because it is my duty, as a priest and bishop I must be at your service."
In 2009, Bergoglio said that extreme poverty and the "unjust economic structures that give rise to great inequalities" are violations of human rights and that social debt is "immoral, unjust and illegitimate."
Listers, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI was the first Roman Pontiff to take to Twitter. After becoming Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, the Vatican deleted his Tweets and removed his papal coat of arms. In theory, the account will be passed down to one Successor of St. Peter to the next. The archive is provided by...
Listers, SPL cannot adequately express our gratitude to Pope Benedict XVI. Much of our staff converted under his papacy. Out of those conversions, St. Peter’s List was formulated and launched and an entire lister community has been born. Our faith in him as our dear “Papa Ratzi” has never wavered and we have made great...
“Only a great love for Jesus Christ, for his Church and great humility can lead someone to take such a step.” - Havana Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino