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Pope Francis tells new cardinals to be models of love, not brooding schemers

Pope Francis on Saturday (Feb. 14) added 20 new members to the College of Cardinals, warning the newly-minted “princes of the church” from around the globe not to let their new red hats go to their heads.

BREAKING: Pope Francis names Spokane bishop to Chicago, dashing conservative hopes

Pope Francis on Saturday will name Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., a prelate closely identified with the Catholic Church’s progressive wing, to be the next archbishop of Chicago, according to news reports and multiple church sources.

Will the Catholic Church change its stand on marriage and divorce?

Pope Francis made headlines this week when he officiated at the weddings of 20 couples, including some who had been living together and a woman who has a daughter from a previous relationship.

Wesleyan Wisdom: Can United Methodists learn from Pope Francis?

Regardless of our age or station in life, we need from time to time to read something  of a different genre or posture from our own opinion and journey.  One also needs to hear the counsel of others who have a different perspective, a different view—micro or macro—of the  prevailing winds.  Nearly an octogenarian, I […]

UMs welcome Pope Francis

By Heather Hahn and Amanda Bachus, United Methodist News Service… United Methodists and other Methodists offered prayers and warm wishes to Pope Francis, the first pope from the Americas, who now will set the tone for the Roman Catholic Church’s ecumenical relations with other Christian traditions. Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church selected Cardinal Jorge […]

UMs comment on naming of new pope

By Heather Hahn and Amanda Bachus, United Methodist News Service… United Methodists and other Methodists offered prayers and warm wishes to Pope Francis, the first pope from the Americas, who now will set the tone for the Roman Catholic Church’s ecumenical relations with other Christian traditions. Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church selected Cardinal Jorge […]

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