On this last day of 2013, our KMOX Religion Editor Fred Bodimer takes a quick look back at the year in religion.
Some members of the congregation were not reconfirmed. Cardinal Raymond Burke will no longer serve in the office.
“I can’t walk down the streets of our beloved New York without people coming up to me and saying ‘thanks for Pope Francis, you guys did a good job, we love him’”
What the announcement does signify, according to Dolan, is “a change in tone or emphasis.” “Homosexuality is not a sin. Homosexual acts are,” Cardinal Dolan said on CBS.
Hancock & Kelley – Monday, July 29th – Raising Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers; Primer on Pres. Calvin Coolidge; Pope Francis’s Trip to S. America; Speed Traps in Ellisville MO
John and MIchael talk about today’s fast food workers strike; about the last U.S. President who slashed both taxes and the federal budget; about Pope Francis’s comments on gays in the church and gay priests; and about a local man who was ticketed for flashing his lights, warning other motorists of an upcoming speed trap.
His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.
Brian Kelly talked about Pope Francis’ first Easter Sunday mass and more about the Holy Father with Sabina Castelfranco, CBS Correspondent in Rome.
The electoral process used to select the new pope was very similar to the one used to choose Benedict XVI. However, the circumstances were very different this time.
So what was it like to have been in the room with the new Pope when the final vote total was announced?