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Optimism in the Vatican on the eve of Trump’s visit to Pope Francis

Gerald O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump and Pope Francis are scheduled to meet for the first time at 8:30 a.m., Rome time, on Wednesday, May 24. Vatican officials contacted by America, who spoke on condition of anonymity, consider the meeting of the utmost importance given the role of […]

Pope Francis: I will entrust the destiny of humanity to the Virgin in Fatima

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Rome Reports A few days before his trip to Fatima, Pope Francis held his usual Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. He embraced affectionate gestures from the youngest pilgrims. The pope continued his catechetical cycle on hope. This time, the protagonist was the Virgin Mary, in which he said […]

Pope Condemns US for using “Mother” in MOAB. Popery is MOAB: Mother Of All Blasphemers; Mother Of Abominations Blasphemies; Mother Of All Beasts

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Andrew & Hilkary Henriques Saved to Serve As the representative of what many claim to be the “Mother” church, Pope Francis has publicly decried the United States’ biggest non-nuclear bomb being called a mother (Mother of All Bombs or MOAB). He further stated that a deadly weapon should in no […]

Pope Francis offers to act as mediator in Venezuelan conflict

AFP Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday welcomed an offer by Pope Francis for Vatican mediation in the crisis-torn country but opposition leaders rebuffed the overture. The pope’s call for a “negotiated solution” came in response to waves of protests by Venezuelans demanding new elections to pull the country out […]

Alongside Catholic leaders, President Trump signs executive order on religious liberty, health care

Michael O’Loughlin America Magazine President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that instructs the Internal Revenue Service not to enforce a rule that bars churches from engaging in partisan politics and addresses concerns from some Catholic organizations about rules in the Affordable Care Act regarding contraception coverage. Before the […]

Donald Trump hoping to use first foreign trip to unite religions against extremism

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Ruth Sherlock The Telegraph Donald Trump will travel to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican later this month on a mission to unite three of the world’s most prominent religions against intolerance, terrorism and Iran. Speaking from the Rose Garden during an event dedicated to religious liberties, Mr Trump said he […]

Trump to visit the Vatican on first foreign trip as president

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Politico President Donald Trump will travel to Saudi Arabia, followed by Israel and the Vatican, in his first foreign trip later this month. The Vatican visit will include a meeting with the Pope, according to a senior administration official. Trump cast the trip as “historic” and a way to promote […]