Eric J. Lyman
Religion News Service
Russell Crowe Meets Pope Francis but Leaves Without a ‘Noah’ Endorsement
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Actor Russell Crowe met Pope Francis and received a blessing, but no endorsement for the film.
Russell Crowe really wants Pope Francis to see ‘Noah’
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Actor Russell Crowe is using social media to try to cajole Pope Francis into seeing his latest film, the controversial “Noah,” which stars Crowe as the waterlogged biblical patriarch.
On Anniversary of Resignation, Benedict XVI Has No Regrets
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Pope Benedict XVI, now retired and living in seclusion inside the Vatican, is at peace in his new role and believes history will vindicate his difficult eight-year papacy, his closest aide said in...
UN Panel Blasts Vatican for Sex Abuse Policies
Thursday, February 6, 2014
A United Nations panel on Wednesday (Feb. 5) blasted the Vatican for protecting itself rather than victims of sexual abuse, and it called on the Holy See to create what it called an “independent...
Near St. Peter’s, An Ancient Burial Site Opens to the Public
Thursday, January 30, 2014
In the first century B.C., a grassy hillside just north of what is now St. Peter’s Square was used as a burial place for local Romans.
John Kerry Makes First Vatican Visit, Hints at Obama Meeting With Pope Francis
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Vatican counterpart for more than 90 minutes on Tuesday (Jan. 14).
Vatican to Display Bones of St. Peter For the First Time
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Vatican said it would display for the first time bones believed to be the mortal remains of St. Peter, the leader of Jesus’ 12 apostles, to mark the end of the Year of Faith, Nov. 24.
Pope to Canonize John Paul II and John XXIII in April
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be formally declared saints on April 27, 2014, the Vatican said Monday. Pope Francis made the announcement during a meeting with cardinals gathered in Rome.
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