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The Pope

  1. catholic church
    Pope Says Gays Deserve an Apology From ChurchHe was echoing a comment made by a German cardinal following the Orlando gay-club attack.
  2. trump cards
    GOP Candidates Reject Trump Attack, Tell Pope They’ll Decide Who’s ChristianQuestioning another man’s faith is “disgraceful” — unless he’s running against you.
  3. religion
    The Wily Political Strategy of Pope FrancisThe bipartisan pontiff likes to keep them guessing.
  4. the pope
    The Popemobile Will Now Be Cruising Through Central ParkNew Yorkers can win tickets via a lottery to see Pope Francis there September 25.
  5. Pope Francis Balances Humility, Vatican OpulenceAt mass in Rome, the pope is a champion of equality, but his words do not always match with the realities and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  6. Things Are So Bad in Congress, Lawmakers Need the Pope to VisitHis Holiness will address Congress on September 24.
  7. puppies!!!!!!
    Sorry, But Pope Francis Did Not Exactly Say That All Dogs Go to HeavenOr any pets, necessarily.
  8. Pope Francis Frees Himself From Confines of Bulletproof Popemobile“At my age, I don’t have much to lose.”
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pope Benedict’s Blessing Doesn’t Hold Much Sway in Brooklyn Court No, a letter from Pope Francis wouldn’t have been more effective.
  10. catholic church
    Marxist Pope Francis Confiscates Another Bishop’s MansionIndirectly, of course.
  11. the vatican
    Pope Francis Fires Spendy German BishopThe press likes to call Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst “The Bishop of Bling.”
  12. drugs
    14 Cocaine-Filled Condoms Seized En Route to the VaticanIt probably wasn’t for Pope Francis.
  13. the pope
    Can Pope Francis Bring Peace to Congress?Almost definitely not.
  14. the pope
    The Pope Is Not Actually a MarxistBut he has met “many Marxists” who are “good people.
  15. nice things
    The Pope Sometimes Sneaks Around Rome in Disguise So he can minister to the homeless.
  16. imagined conversations
    Pope Francis: World’s Worst BouncerThe pope was a bouncer in his youth. This is why he was probably terrible at it. 
  17. pop quiz
    It’s Time to Play ‘Bill de Blasio or the Pope?’Can you guess who said what?
  18. The Vatican Misspelled the Word Jesus on Its Commemorative Papal MedalsWhoops. 
  19. que syria syria
    The Pope Is Anti–Chemical WeaponsJust so you know. 
  20. the pope
    25 Things Worth Knowing About the New PopeHe’s missing a lung! He likes soccer! He’s Argentinian!
  21. habemus papam!
    White Smoke! New Pope Picked at Vatican Conclave [Updated]Here we go.
  22. the church
    L.A. Cardinal Settles Abuse Cases, Picks PopeA cardinal from L.A., currently in Rome, was accused of a cover-up.
  23. papacy
    Papal Conclave Cheat Sheet: How to Pick a Pope, by the NumbersThe fun starts now.
  24. scandal
    Gay Vatican Blackmail Might Have Pushed the Pope OutAccording to an Italian paper.
  25. the pope
    Outgoing Pope Gets Standing OvationBut what about the papal ring?
  26. party chat
    Alan Cumming Is Ready for the First Gay Pope“I’m horrified by this Pope.”
  27. papancy
    How the Pope Will Spend His RetirementWriting about Jesus, probably.
  28. pacancy
    Don’t Get Too Excited About the First Black Pope Just YetA black cardinal was the front-runner in 2005, too.
  29. Latin Not Totally UselessA journalist broke news of the Pope’s resignation because she knew Latin.
  30. The Pope Is Going Out of His Way to Start a Feud With Justin BieberOr, more accurately perhaps, Beliebers. This is a terrible idea.
  31. how tweet it is
    The Pope Is Taking Cues From the Dalai Lama NowAt least on Twitter.
  32. how tweet it is
    The Pope Is on Twitter, FinallyHe has no tweets but 50,000-something followers.
  33. pope benedict xvi
    Extremely Religious Elderly Man Does Not Care for the Internets“A large number of young people … establish forms of communication that do not increase humaneness.”
  34. the gods must be crazy
    Five Algerians Arrested in London Over Threat to the Pope“The Pope is enjoying a wonderful visit, warmly welcomed wherever he goes.”