Mar 19th, 2013
The ban applies to the EU but not to the sovereign Vatican City. Mugabe arrived amid controversy in Zimbabwe where police on Sunday arrested four of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s aides and a prominent human rights lawyer following a referendum that would curtail Mugabe’s powers. The ...
Mar 13th, 2013
Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected as the new Pope...
Mar 10th, 2013
ACCRA, Ghana — Often cast as the social conscience of the church, Ghana’s Cardinal Peter Turkson is viewed by many as the top African contender for pope. The 64-year-old head of the Vatican’s peace and justice office was widely credited with helping to avert violence following conte...
Oct 21st, 2012
Religious relativism is a destroyer of conviction. By Andrew C. McCarthy This column is adapted from Andrew C. McCarthy’s foreword for Andrew Bostom’s Sharia Versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism, published this week by Prometheus Books. ‘Multi-religious prayer almost inevitably leads...
Mar 29th, 2012
Greeted by throngs of Catholic worshipers from across the region, Pope Benedict XVI ended his two-country tour in Havana’s Revolution Plaza with a reference to what he described as a need for “authentic freedom.” Changes between Cuba and the world can come only if “each one is...
Apr 29th, 2011
Rome Tyrant Robert Mugabe is among VIPs who will attend the beatification ceremony of Pope John Paul II this weekend, it emerged today. The Zimbabwean dictator has been slammed by the international community for driving his country to poverty and is one of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi’s only a...
Jan 1st, 2011
VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI urged Christians to remain strong in the face of intolerance and violence in a New Year’s appeal Saturday that came hours after a bomb blast outside an Egyptian church killed 21 people as worshippers left Mass. The pope condemned a widening campaign agains...