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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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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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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