Pope Francis released a much-anticipated document on family Friday and cleverly called it “Amoris Laetitia” (The Joy of Love). When I briefly skimmed over a summary of it, I was incredibly happy with what was said. According to the BBC, the document said that “every person, regardless of sexual orientation, ought to be respected in his or […]

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The Instagram world welcomed a new user Saturday whose status could only be described as one of godlike proportion. Pope Francis, the current pope of the Roman Catholic Church, blessed the masses by creating an account on the popular social media site that, to date, features nine photos and two videos. Although @Franciscus has only […]

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By now, everyone has heard of Krzysztof Charamsa, the ex-senior Vatican priest who was removed from his position after acknowledging his homosexuality and admitting that he was in a gay relationship. Most people have already formed an opinion on this topic, and many of us will have exasperatedly wondered why someone’s sexuality should affect anything […]

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Breaking news: the Catholic Church is yet again a step behind the rest of society. During his visit to the United States from Sept. 22 to 27, Pope Francis caught the attention of Catholics and non-Catholics alike. From immigration to the death penalty to a surprising stance on gay marriage, he seems to have covered […]

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I hope you’re ready, because Pope Francis is about to drop the best mixtape of the year. It’s titled “Wake Up!” and is due out Nov. 27. On the album, the pope will explore genres as diverse as pop, Latin and even progressive rock. Although Francis won’t be playing any instruments or singing, he will […]

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By Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs Pope Francis is talking about homosexuality again, and the Vatican’s synod is having none of it. On Saturday, Oct. 18, a group of bishops voted down an amendment to Catholic doctrine that would essentially welcome homosexuals to the church. This, of course, came after Pope Francis declared that homosexuals “have […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin The Roman Catholic church’s new pope, Pope Francis, was elected March 13. According to the New York Times, previous archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires is the 266th pope. Pope Francis’s election is considered to be one of the quickest in a long time. In many ways, Francis […]

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