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It's a step forward in Russian-Vatican relations.
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Minority groups would be the biggest losers if a new civil war breaks out.
"It's a huge honour to be invited into the Vatican, into the Pope's presence and have the most important political issues of our time addressed by such a key faith leader."
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After being called out by a father earlier this year for his actions at a Walmart in Stratford, Ont, now Justin Bieber is being called out by Fathers at the Vatican. CTV News reports the pop star bega...
VATICAN, Vatican City - Quebec Archbishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix was among a new batch of cardinals selected by Pope Francis on Sunday, joining an elite group near the top of the Catholic Church hiera...
Most atheists have read much more of the holy books than theists think. They are surprised when an atheist is able to quote a passage from holy scripture. So, atheists thank them very much for their concern, already know about the gods, but just don't share their faith in those gods. Can atheists have a dialogue with theists, then? Yes, if theists can agree to remove two hurdles.
Immediately after Pope Francis became the leader of the world's 1.2-billion Catholics this week, he prayed for guidance. And it's little wonder. He is the newly elected CEO of the Vatican. The United States, despite a currency mantra of "In God We Trust," has also been forced to undergo serious soul-searching following its 2008 fiscal catastrophe.
This edition of Vatican Idol -- brought to you at a cost of many millions by nearly every media outlet in the world -- is, thank the lord, finally over. Much sound (hymns, sermons and endless journalistic platitudes), no visible fury, and in the end, no significance except the name of the next chief executive officer of this exclusive and dysfunctional men's club.
VATICAN CITY — This time there was no doubt. There was no new pope yet, and the mystery of who — and when — was as thick as the unmistakable heavy black smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel chimney...
While Quebec native Marc Ouellet is considered a leading contender for pope, Stephen Colbert isn't having any of it. The satirical newsman says Cardinal Ouellet has one major flaw: he's Canadian. Colb...
Last month the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith scolded the Leadership Conference of Women's Religious for subscribing to "radical feminist themes" like social justice and poverty, while being silent about abortion and same sex. It simply looks bad. Many feel that nuns represent the strength and mainstay of Catholic Church.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict on Saturday brought 22 Catholic churchmen, including Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins, into the elite club of cardinals who will elect his successor.The new cardinals als...