Articles for Pope Benedict XVI

Francis: God is Love

Pope Francis addressed the participants of a conference to mark the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical ‘Deus Caritas Est.’ The conference was on the theme ‘Love will never end’ and was held in the Vatican, Feb. 25-26. Since the charity of Christ...

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...

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...

Papal message for 45th World Communications Day

In his annual reflection on communications Benedict writes, "The new technologies are not only changing the way we communicate, but communication itself, so much so that it could be said that we are living through a period of vast cultural transformation. This means...

Green Pope acts on environmental pollution

Few have noticed that Pope Benedict's creation of a new in-house  financial watchdog also includes criminalization of environmental pollution. In article 18, the new law establishes a penalty of up to six months imprisonment and a fine of $3,500 to $35,000 for anyone...

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