The Vatican has announced Pope Francis has cancelled all of his public appearances in July, prompting new papal health rumors.
During Sunday’s ceremonies at the Vatican, Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will officially be declared saints.
Accusation against Craig Pope, 50, go back nearly three decades.
On this last day of 2013, our KMOX Religion Editor Fred Bodimer takes a quick look back at the year in religion.
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.
“The common link among these three men is their courage,” clergy abuse survivor Barbara Dorris said.
He was asked, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral yesterday, about the speculation that he’s headed for Vatican City, and Dolan said…
“He’s never had, as far as I know, any desire to climb, to grow in importance in the church. He just really is interested in people,” John Johnson said.
“At the risk of sounding harsh, this Pope has offered some nice words and nice gestures about the abuse crisis but virtually no meaningful action.”
Timothy Dolan’s brother tells KMOX he wouldn’t count on it.