Sunday Mar 30
Out of the Shadows, Into the Light :: Italian Gays Bask in the 'Francis Effect'
In a sad illustration of the human proclivity for "follow the leader," societies on Uganda and Russia have responded to homophobia and anti-gay hate from the top with sharp increases in violence directed at gays or those perceived to be gay.
Catholic World News
Liberal British Catholic paper suspends correspondent for disparaging remarks about Benedict XVI
A British Catholic newspaper has suspended its Rome correspondent after he engaged in a Facebook exchange looking forward to the death of Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI, the Catholic News Agency reports.
British paper suspends writer who looked forward to Benedict's death
London, England, Mar 27, 2014 / 01:55 pm .- The Tablet, a British Catholic weekly, has suspended its Rome correspondent Robert Mickens after he publicly referred to Benedict XVI as "the Rat" and anticipated his death.
Benedict XVI sends Pope commentary on early interview
Rome, Italy, Mar 18, 2014 / 01:56 pm .- Former Pope Benedict XVI sent a four-page commentary to Pope Francis on the September 2013 interview he granted to Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica, according to Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the Pontifical Household.
Benedict XVI. Penned a Critique of Francis Interview
Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI wrote an extensive critical commentary on the controversial interview of Pope Francis in the Jesuit magazine Civilt Cattolic a 19 September 2013.