Pope Francis

Pope Francis Claims An Astonishing Number Of Clergy Are Paedophiles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has revealed "about 2%" of clergy in the Catholic Church are are paedophiles. The astonishing claim is a result of research conducted ...

Popes Become Rivals For World Cup Final - But Who Will Invoke Divine Help?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

Sorry Albicelestes - Buenos Aires-born Pope Francis won't pray for you, Argentina. Even it would mean scoring a victory over his German papal predeces...

PHOTOS: News Pictures Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, ...

Coming To A Town Near You: Catholic Demon-Fighting Priests

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Let the battle against evil commence. The Pope has officially revived the medieval practice of exorcism . The Vatican has dispatched a group of 250...

Pope Francis Just Hit Back At The Economist Over Lenin Column

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Communists are actually closet Christians, whose message on poverty echoes the Gospel, Pope Francis has said. The leader of the Catholic Church mad...

WATCH: Pope Francis Stopped His Motorcade To Do Something Truly Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Pope Francis brought great joy to residents in a small Italian town at the weekend when he stopped his motorcade after a group of people with signs ca...

Charlotte Meredith

'Drugs Can Not Be Magically Wished Away - Even By The Pope'

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has come under severe criticism after he denounced the legalisation of recreational drugs. The pontiff waded into the debate over the...

Scotland: At Last, The Pope Intervenes

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Pope Francis has cast doubt on the case for Scottish independence, saying he asks himself whether the case for it is "clear". The spiritual leader ...

A Pause From Israeli-Palestinian Politics!

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

Despite myriad Palestinian weaknesses, divisions and fratricidal power-plays, Abu Mazen remains by far one of the most dovish Palestinian leaders. But even he cannot deliver the goods today...

Life Imitates Art: Pope Recreates The Kiss Which So Enraged The Vatican (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Pope Francis was pictured locking lips with Israeli president Shimon Peres this weekend – in an image reminiscent of an advertising campaign that su...

PHOTOS: Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Michael Cripps | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagla...

May Their Prayers For Peace Be Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

Pope Francis is set to lead an unprecedented "intense prayer session" with both Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli President Shimon Peres...

The Rite of Spring - Two Kidnapped Christian Bishops; Pictures of Pagan Russia, in the Country of Syria

Francis John Hogan | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK
Francis John Hogan

May 29th marked the 101st anniversary of the premier of The Rite of Spring, the brilliant musical composition attributed to Igor Stravinsky, and performed by Sergei Diaghilev's - The Ballet Russes Dance Company, in the City of Paris, France of the year 1913.

An Argentinean in the Holy Land

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

Dear friends, please pray for me during my pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
With this pithy tweet, Pope Francis embarked last Saturday upon an intense three-day tour of the Holy Land that took him to Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

Pope Francis Prays At West Bank Barrier in Bethlehem

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has stopped to pray at a barrier Israel has built in Bethlehem and invited Israeli and Palestinian leaders to come to the Vatican to join...

The Pope Is In The Middle East, And He's Travelling With A Rabbi And A Muslim

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has begun his tour of the Middle East with a plea for religious tolerance, as part of a visit aimed at sending a message of hope to the r...

Conspiracy Theories Swirl Around Pope Francis' Visit To Holy Land

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

The Pope's plan hold mass in a Jerusalem room believed have hosted Jesus' Last Supper has caused an ugly rift between Israel and Vatican, with conspir...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 16 May 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The inexplicable elevator in-law scuffle of news With election time all over Europe so close, it's nice to see that a potent political message doesn'...

The Pope Just Made A Really Awkward Typo On Twitter, Things Got Sexual

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Holy typo! No one is perfect, even the Pope. The pontiff thoughtfully took to Twitter Wednesday to urge his 4.4 million followers to pray for the m...

You'll Never Guess Who Pope Francis Wants To Baptise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has said that if Martians came to him asking to be baptised he wouldn't turn them away. The pontiff has said that he would be willing ...

'Stop Being So Selfish!': Pope Francis Calls On Governments To Help The Poor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

Pope Francis called Friday for governments to redistribute wealth to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the "economy of exclusion" th...

The sin of defamation

Amber Melville-Brown | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK
Amber Melville-Brown

If the media is engaging in sins, peddling disinformation, slander and defamation - as well as unnecessarily invading privacy and engaging in harassment - then they deserve a stern word from the Pope.

Hundreds Of Thousands Gather To See Popes Canonised (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

Pope Francis has declared two of his predecessors - Popes John Paul II and John XXIII - saints in a double-canonisation mass before an enormous crowd ...

A Letter of the Spirit: Using Art to Let Love and Peace Resound

Ana Tzarev | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

Since 2012, I have committed to an ambitious, challenging, and incredibly rewarding endeavor, the crux of my career as an artist: I wish to fill all corners of the world with flowers, making a beautiful bouquet to be shared by every nation.

The Case of The Pope (Francis)

Dragana Brown | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK
Dragana Brown

I asked Mr. Robertson: How different (if at all) in truth is obvious corruption (where money exchanges hands for gains) compared to getting chummy with the Pope, in the case of politicians, for the sake of an awful lot of Catholic voters?