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When you take over the Catholic Church, or Yahoo, or a losing soccer team, or any other organization that is losing relevance and showing declining numbers, coming in with a strong brand and showing early results is critical. Here are some tips from how the new Pope and the new CEO of Yahoo have done so far.
I have no quarrel with individual members of the Catholic Church and I am personally a man of faith. But I do have a quarrel with the Vatican -- and the toady, obsequious manner in which the media has been reporting on the appointment of the new "his holiness."
Catholics all over the world watched the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday with anticipation as it was finally
The papal conclave has been dominating conversations on Twitter since the cardinals entered the Sistine Chapel earlier this
The Roman Catholic Church has a new pope, and the man chosen to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics has a new name: Francis
As the world waits for the name of the new pope, predictions are flying about what moniker the next pontiff will adopt. The
It begins with a procession of cardinals into the Sistine Chapel and ends with a puff of white smoke from the roof of the
Currently the Church is seeing its membership stagnate and decline in the west. The developing world, however, stands in sharp contrast. The number of Catholics is increasing rapidly in Africa, Asia and South America. Suggestions that the Church needs to reform to survive are clearly North American-centric. What Catholicism needs now is for ordinary church members to play a part in reform.