Giada Zampano Associated Press Published 6:40 PM EDT Jul 4, 2019 Rome — Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Pope Francis for “substantive talks” at the Vatican Thursday, and thanked the pontiff for discussions on a range of topics including Ukraine and the Catholic Church in Russia. Francis received Putin in an hour-long audience at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. The two addressed “various questions of relevance to the life of the Catholic Church in Russia,” the Vatican said in a statement, adding that they also discussed “the ecological question and various themes relating to current international affairs, with particular reference to Syria, Ukraine and Venezuela.” The pair also expressed their satisfaction at the development of bilateral relations during the “cordial discussions,” the Vatican said. “It was a very substantive, interesting discussion,” he told journalists present at the exchange of gifts in … [Read more...] about Pope, Putin talk about ‘life of the Catholic Church in Russia’
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Emily Heil, The Washington Post Published 10:37 am PDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 FILE-- "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson, left, is a regular guest on the show's "Weekend Update" segment, seen here in 2015 with Colin Just. The Catholic Church's Diocese of Brooklyn is demanding that SNL cast member Pete Davidson apologize after making a joke about the Catholic church. less FILE-- "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson, left, is a regular guest on the show's "Weekend Update" segment, seen here in 2015 with Colin Just. The Catholic Church's Diocese of Brooklyn is demanding ... more Photo: Dana Edelson, NBC Photo: Dana Edelson, NBC Image 1 of / 44 Caption Close Image 1 of 44 FILE-- "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson, left, is a regular guest … [Read more...] about Officials demand apology after Pete Davidson made a joke on ‘SNL’ about the Catholic Church
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Michael Rezendes February 14, 2019 IT’S DIFFICULT TO EXAGGERATE the crisis that has engulfed the Catholic Church due to unending revelations about priests who have sexually abused children, young adults — even nuns — and the bishops who have covered up for them. Each week, it seems, the scandal detonates yet again with fresh news of priests who have had their way with children, and the bishops who have allowed them to continue working as trusted clergymen. Nearly two decades after the scandal erupted in Boston and began its relentless march around the world, it’s become a crisis without end.Later this week, in what is merely the latest attempt to arrest the scandal, top bishops from around the world will gather at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis and assure the Catholic faithful that leaders of the global religion, with an estimated 1.2 … [Read more...] about With so much of its leadership compromised, is the Catholic Church irredeemable?
The home-goods company had a massive day on Wall Street. Andrew Osterland Published 4:25 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here's Why. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was a monster in the stock market today, rising 16.56 percent -- by far the biggest gain on the Entrepreneur Index™. The specialty retailer beat earnings estimates by only a penny, but gave a surprising outlook on 2019. The company said it expected earnings for this year … [Read more...] about Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here’s Why.
Associated Press Updated 2:43 am PST, Thursday, January 3, 2019 FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, conducts Mass at St. Mathews Cathedral in Washington. Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania, an Associated Press review has found. less FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, conducts Mass at St. Mathews Cathedral in Washington. Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. ... more Photo: Kevin Wolf, AP Photo: Kevin Wolf, AP … [Read more...] about Naming names: A reckoning is underway in US Catholic Church