Pope Paul VI

The pair are among the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century.
"Humanae Vitae" continues to have little real impact on the choices of American Catholic women.
They also urge that Catholic theologians whose opposition to Humanae Vitae caused them to be censured have their reputations
Don't get me wrong. I am very fond of Pope Francis -- his warmth and sunniness, and his dedication to serving the poor. But it is becoming wearying when the Pope, after three years in office, edifies the faithful through off-the-cuff remarks that the media scramble to decipher.
Father, excuse my materialist concerns, I just don't think my students are getting their money's worth.
We have this conundrum of who has a soul and who goes to heaven because the basic premise on the question is rather absurd. The concept of a soul is fatally flawed, just as is the idea of dualism.
Bishop of Rome from 1963 to his death in 1978, Paul VI is now Blessed Paul VI. But why would Pope Francis have thought it significant to beatify this pope, so soon after canonizing John XXIII and John Paul II?
Many are no doubt disappointed at the seeming failure of the final relatio or report issued on Oct. 18th by the special synod or meeting of bishops that began in Rome beginning Oct. 5th.
In fact, in November last year, Francis sent a personal representative to a meeting of the U.S. bishops and had him read
At all levels, the visit of Pope Francis to Jordan and Palestine was a huge success. For about 26 hours, everything was implemented as planned. And the few unplanned moments worked out quite well, leaving indelible memories and images.
This put Paul VI one step closer to beatification, though Pope Francis must officially approve the decision and confirm the
The healing is not considered a certified miracle until it is approved by a team of theologians and Pope Francis. But the
These questions come to me as, almost simultaneously, the pope resigns, America's leading newspaper reports day after day about continuing sexual abuse, homosexual culture and political intrigue in the Church, and Professor Wills, this country's most longstanding and prolific Catholic gadfly, publishes perhaps his most iconoclastic book yet about Christian faith.
Popes only get our full attention when they're on the way in or on the way out. They're a lot like flashlight batteries -- most people don't notice them until they've expired.
Paul VI is now considered "venerable" in the Catholic Church, and needs the Vatican to recognize a miracle due to his intercession
By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI will speak via satellite with astronauts on