Charlie Gard is a terminally ill baby who cannot see or hear with significant brain damage that keeps him from breathing, eating or moving on his own. Charlie’s parents have been forbidden from taking him to the US for experimental treatment, based on evidence from the hospital and doctors, a decision upheld by the…
Police from the Australian state of Victoria announced on Thursday that Cardinal George Pell—Pope Francis’s top financial advisor and Australia’s senior Roman Catholic prelate—has been charged with sexual assault, the New York Times reports.
Photos of the Pope looking hilariously pissed off while standing with Donald Trump, his wife and his daughter-wife seemed to indicate that he was miserable in the president’s company. But maybe that’s just how his face is?
Although I tried to avoid it, there is a lot of Trump in shade court this week. At a certain, point, I just had to lean into it and at least try to enjoy witnessing this man’s humiliation, made all the more humiliating by the fact that he doesn’t realize the entire world is laughing at him. I guess that makes me feel…
Donald Trump visited his enemy Pope Francis on Wednesday in Vatican City, and by the looks of it, everyone had a lovely time.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Holocaust comparisons are almost never appropriate—or, at least, it should be. And yet, presumably in an effort to emphasize dire circumstances, Pope Francis recently referred to European refugee camps as “concentration camps.”
Pope Francis was criticized this summer for waffling on plans to put child abusers on trial within the Catholic Church, as well as those who facilitated abuse with cover ups. Instead, he strengthened the rules agains sexually abusing children that already existed, which he reminded bishops about one more time for the…
The Year of Mercy is almost at an end (2016 was the Year of mercy?!), having commenced on December 8, 2015. During this magical year, Pope Francis imbued Catholic priests with the power to “absolve” anyone involved in an abortion, so they could still get into heaven and also the church itself for when the donation…
Before the Flood, a climate change documentary directed by The Cove’s Fisher Stevens, opens ill-advisedly, with an anecdote and photographs from Leonardo DiCaprio’s childhood. DiCaprio, who narrates the film, tells us about his father, underground comic book writer/distributor George DiCaprio, who edgily hung…
Proving she is one of those special artists who’s “bigger in Vatican City,” my Snapchat superstar and host of the upcoming America’s Next Top Model reboot will perform for His Holiness Pope Francis (among others) this weekend “at an event honoring the canonization of Mother Teresa.”
Pope Francis continues to be (mostly) chill by recently announcing that he’s open to the “possibility” of woman deacons in the Catholic Church. It’s not a woman pope, but it’s a start, I guess.
In April, Pope Francis released a document titled “The Joy of Love,” which seemed in part to open the way for couples that have divorced and remarried to receive communion. Now, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia has added a pretty strict caveat.
Pope Francis has nixed his plan for a tribunal that would prosecute bishops who fail to treat pedophilic priests as criminals, opting instead only to strengthen existing statutes.
During a three-day long celebration of the most blessed group of people on Earth—teens, obviously—Pope Francis dispensed some advice that was very much not lit.
This year, Pope Francis officially decreed that he’d be touching some lady feet on Holy Thursday.
Pope Francis is reportedly getting his very own Instagram account. Can’t wait to watch the fights that’ll occur in the comments on his every post!
Do you ever have a moment that takes you so far out of your own sanity that you begin to question if this little journey around the sun called life is even real? Well, Donald Trump is fighting with the Pope, so, there you go. Enjoy the trip.
Pope Francis did not bring up the Zika virus during his six-day visit in Central America, but that didn’t stop the Vatican from weighing in.
Almost Academy Award-winner Leonardo DiCaprio, looking jarringly clean, cleaner than he has looked since he dated Blake Lively, maybe, met Pope Francis in Vatican City on Thursday to teach him about the environment and art. The Associated Press has helpfully provided video footage.