Tag : Pope Francis controversy
Pope Francis title : In a Historic Decision, Pope Francis Opens Catholic Church's Foot-Washing Rite to Women and Muslims
summary : A radical decision for the radical pope. Pope Francis has changed church rules to allow women and people from other religions to participate in the traditional foot-washing ritual. Popes in the past have performed the ceremony only for Christian men, recalling the 12 apostles of Jesus
date : Jan 22, 2016 11:08 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Angers Turkey by Describing 1915 Armenian Mass Killings as ‘Genocide’
summary : Pope Francis sparked off a diplomatic controversy on Sunday, angering Turkey with his description of the mass killings of Armenians back in 1915 as “genocide.”
date : Apr 13, 2015 06:51 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Calls out Couples Who Choose Not to Have Children as ‘Selfish’
summary : Despite the fact that Pope Francis urged Catholic followers in the Philippines last month not to “breed like rabbits,” he made comments on Wednesday at the Vatican that seemed to be contradictory with that assertion.
date : Feb 12, 2015 05:29 PM EST