Pope Francis refers to Argentina's bloody past IMAGE Church

Pope Francis refers to Argentina's bloody past

December 12, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has made a rare reference to his native country’s bloody past while pointing out that the poor and underprivileged do not enjoy the same human rights protections as the wealthy.

Dioceses to join National Redress Scheme to compensate abuse victims as quickly as possible IMAGE Church

Dioceses to join National Redress Scheme to compensate abuse victims as quickly as possible

December 12, 2018 Todd Dagwell

The Catholic Church’s entry into the National Redress Scheme, created to compensate the victims of institutional child sex abuse, will take place as soon as individual dioceses are ready in order to speed up the process, according to Cath News.

Pope Francis says Prepare with Faith for Christmas IMAGE Church

Pope Francis says Prepare with Faith for Christmas

December 12, 2018 Brooke Robinson

In the second week of Advent, Pope Francis encouraged everyone to have faith.

Pope approves new legislation concerning Vatican City governance IMAGE Church

Pope approves new legislation concerning Vatican City governance

December 11, 2018 Alexander Foster

Pope Francis published new laws last Thursday concerning the administration of Vatican City State, including the establishment of an oversight body for monitoring regulatory and procedural compliance within the governorate.

English Bishop declares 2019 the ‘Year of Holiness’ IMAGE Church

English Bishop declares 2019 the ‘Year of Holiness’

December 10, 2018 Alexander Foster

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England has declared 2019 the "Year of Holiness" in a pastoral letter marking the First Sunday of Advent.

Vatican unveils sand Nativity IMAGE Church

Vatican unveils sand Nativity

December 10, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Vatican has unveiled a Nativity scene made completely of sand.

Pope Francis puts his Lamborghini up for auction IMAGE Church

Pope Francis puts his Lamborghini up for auction

December 07, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has put his custom-built 2018 Lamborghini Huracan up for auction for a second time with all proceeds to go towards rebuilding villages devastated by violence and war, according to Crux. Lamborghini donated the white vehicle with gold stripes - to match the white and yellow of the Vatican City flag - to the Pope in November 2017. 

Pope Francis: Learning how to pray IMAGE Church

Pope Francis: Learning how to pray

December 07, 2018 Alexander Foster

This week, Pope Francis used his weekly general audience to deliver a message of prayer.