By Cristina Arreola | 04/28/2014 - 13:53
Pope Francis made history on Sunday morning when he presided over the canonization of two former popes, John XXIII and John Paul II.
By Cristina Arreola | 04/24/2014 - 11:44
TIME magazine released their annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World and Beyoncé took home the number one spot as pop music's
By Cristina Arreola | 01/29/2014 - 11:36
Since the beginning of his reign, Pope Francis has delighted and surprised the Catholic Church (and the world!) with his unique, unconventional approach to the papacy.
Pope Francis, or Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was born on Dec. 17th, 1936 in a barrio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was one of five children born to an Italian immigrant and his wife. Despite his humble background, Bergoglio rose the ranks of the church, ultimately becoming the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church earlier this year.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 09:38
Pope Francis desires a “new balance” in the Catholic Church, asking for greater involvement of women and less condemnation towards gay people.
In an interview with an Italian Jesuit journal, Pope Francis, who was elected in March, stresses the need for reform in the Catholic Church, stating that the first change must be one of “attitude.”
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2013 - 11:39
Pope Francis surely raised many eyebrows after recently saying that gay people should not be not be judged or marginalized.
According to Yahoo! News, this statement is perhaps the most conciliatory statement from any pontiff with regards to the LGBT community.
The 76-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic Church made this candid statement to journalists during a plane ride back to Rome from a visit to Brazil.