Articles for Pope Benedict XVI

Francis: God is Love

Photo By Christoph Wagener - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26614990 Pope Francis addressed the participants of a conference to mark the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical ‘Deus Caritas Est.’ The...

Torture is a moral issue – US Bishops Study Guide

In these challenging times, is it still possible—even in the face of serious threats—for a people and a nation to defend and conduct themselves in ways that consistently demonstrate respect for human dignity, and that put the Gospel into practice?

Vincentian Bishop on the “Francis Effect”

Bishop O’Connell noted the important influence of the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio in both the Church and the world at large during a speech entitled “The Francis Effect.”

Verbal difference between Francis and Benedict

According to the Huffington Post...Data journalist Chris Walker conducted a word frequency analysis on the first hundred speeches of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict to get a visual representation of their priorities. Francis clearly emphasized poverty and poor far...

Pope to address crew on space station Saturday

The Space Shuttle Endeavour has lifted off and is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said today that the pope’s audiovisual satellite linkup with the space station is scheduled for 13:56 (1:56...

Another Papal First – Call to Space Station

April 22, 2011. (Romereports.com) On May 4 Benedict XVI will be the first pope to make a phone call into space. He will be in satellite contact with the international space station to mark the arrival of the shuttle endeavor. The pope is expected to speak with the...

Catholic Mom reflects on Pope’s media message

Catholic Mom offers her personal reflections on the Pope's recent message Truth, Proclamation and Authenticity of Life in the Digital Age. But she takes it further by offering her site as a clearing house for links referring to it. She is apparently on to something...

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