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#Pope

# pope - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope... Against The Odds

Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...

The odds on the draw having six winners are “billions to one” — but it happened on Saturday night.

# pope - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Former Pope Benedict defrocked nearly 400 priests in two years for child abuse Catholic Church

Former Pope Benedict defrocked nearly 400 priests in two years for child abuse

Statistics for 2011-12 show a dramatic increase over the 171 priests removed in 2008 and 2009.

# pope - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pope Francis is auctioning off his Harley-Davidson Born To Be Wild

Pope Francis is auctioning off his Harley-Davidson

Yes, you read that right.

# pope - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 11 biggest international stories of 2013 Global Outlook

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# pope - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes

“It shows contempt for the whole process of accountability and transparency… It is an attempt, in my opinion, to hide something.”

# pope - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood” Urbi Et Orbi

Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood”

The new Pope has delivered his first Christmas ‘urbi et orbi’ message.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

# pope - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis forms commission to advise on sex abuse Vatican

Pope Francis forms commission to advise on sex abuse

They are tasked with looking at how to protect children from paedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims.

# pope - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How should the Pope do his job? He wants you to tell him Vatican

How should the Pope do his job? He wants you to tell him

Pope Francis is looking for suggestions on how his role should change, and has called for powers to be taken away from the Vatican.

# pope - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers Aftermath This post contains images

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers

GOAL has said that the humanitarian situation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is as bad as anything it had encountered in its 36 year history.

# pope - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 'Selfie' is the international word of the year, so here are our selfies of the year Féinphic

'Selfie' is the international word of the year, so here are our selfies of the year

Papal selfies, astronaut selfies, Obama selfies… they’re all here.

# pope - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine Spying

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine

The NSA snooped on Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s residence in the Vatican before he was elected as Pope Francis in March according to Panorama magazine.

From TheJournal.ie And the Forbes world's most powerful person is... Power

And the Forbes world's most powerful person is...

It’s a man who is known to take his top off when hunting and fishing and has caused controversy this year with anti-gay laws.

From The Daily Edge Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican Boy In Yellow

Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican

The Pope made a new friend during an event for families in St Peter’s Square.

# pope - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds Catholic Church

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds

Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.

# pope - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former Pope Benedict says he never tried to cover up child abuse Child Sex Abuse

Former Pope Benedict says he never tried to cover up child abuse

A long-distance dialogue between the former pope and a mathematician has provoked reaction around the world.

# pope - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This nearly 30-year-old car is set to replace the Popemobile* Holy Roller

This nearly 30-year-old car is set to replace the Popemobile*

*Well, the Pope will drive it around the Vatican, at least.

# pope - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope's deputy says celibacy is 'not a dogma of the Church' Catholic Church

Pope's deputy says celibacy is 'not a dogma of the Church'

The recently appointed Vatican Secretary of State said that the issue is a great challenge for the Pope.

# pope - Saturday 31 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Today everyone’s talking about the death at Electric picnic, woman found dead in Navan and 1913 Lockout.

# pope - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Benedict XVI: 'God told me to resign' Divine Message

Benedict XVI: 'God told me to resign'

He is also quoted as saying that the “charisma” shown by his successor Pope Francis showed that the resignation was “God’s will”.

# pope - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope: Who am I to judge gay people? Pope Francis

Pope: Who am I to judge gay people?

Pope Francis also urged a greater role for women in the church.

# pope - Sunday 28 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everybody’s talking about garda behaviour at the 2010 student protest, injuries at Croagh Patrick and continued violence in Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Millions flock to Rio beach for Pope Francis' farewell mass Brazil

PHOTOS: Millions flock to Rio beach for Pope Francis' farewell mass

The pope has been in Brazil since Monday for a trip aimed at re-energising his flock.

# pope - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over Drivetime "rant of hate" about Pope resolved Broadcasting

Complaint over Drivetime "rant of hate" about Pope resolved

A listener had objected to a feature about the former Pope, Pope Benedict, on the week he resigned.

# pope - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope: Resist 'idols' of money, power, pleasure Brazil

Pope: Resist 'idols' of money, power, pleasure

The Pope made the comment during a visit to one of the most important shrines in Latin America.

From TheJournal.ie Pope faces delicate task in Brazil after protests Pope Francis This post contains images

Pope faces delicate task in Brazil after protests

Despite his popularity, the pope has faced protests over the $53 million spent on organising his visit and World Youth Day.

# pope - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis heads to Brazil to say mass on Copacabana beach Big Poppa

Pope Francis heads to Brazil to say mass on Copacabana beach

This is his first trip abroad since becoming pontiff.

# pope - Sunday 7 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Catholic Church shouldn't fear structural renewal – Pope Francis Pope Francis

The Catholic Church shouldn't fear structural renewal – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has called for structural renewal in the Catholic church to keep up with the times – but also advised priests and nuns to shun costly trappings so they can use more resources to help the poor.

# pope - Friday 5 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints He's A Saint

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints

The long road to sainthood normally requires two confirmed miracles, however, John XXIII only has one.

# pope - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope names commission of inquiry into Vatican Bank Rome

Pope names commission of inquiry into Vatican Bank

The commission will investigate the bank’s legal structure and the activities of the secretive financial institution.

# pope - Friday 10 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fake pope held in Rome for looking like John Paul II Doppelganger

Fake pope held in Rome for looking like John Paul II

It’s a (very) minor crime. Who knew?

# pope - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese Surplice Effort

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese

The student reportedly shaved her pubic hair into the shape of a cross while handing out condoms.

# pope - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation Home Sweet Home

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation

The Pope Emeritus is likely to return to the Vatican on Thursday, a spokesman for the Holy See said.

# pope - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage RTÉ

RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage

Kevin Bakhurst said the cost of covering the change of Pope was €100,000 less than on the last occasion in 2005.

# pope - Monday 15 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Giant statue of Pope John Paul II unveiled in Poland Habemus Statue

Photos: Giant statue of Pope John Paul II unveiled in Poland

It’s almost 14 metres high, made out of fibreglass, and weighs five tonnes.

# pope - Friday 29 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony New Job

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

The pope has attended the Passion of Christ in St Peter’s Basilica ahead of a torch-lit procession at the Colosseum later tonight.

# pope - Saturday 23 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: Pope Francis in unprecedented meeting with predecessor Benedict The Popes

Video: Pope Francis in unprecedented meeting with predecessor Benedict

The two men prayed after Pope Francis arrived at ‘Emeritus Pope’ Benedict’s lakeside residence in Castel Gandolfo earlier today in what was an historic rendezvous.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job Opinion

Column: Get 'white smoked' for the top job

Trying to move up the corporate ladder is always a competitive process – use professional social networking to help yourself stand out, writes Robert Mac Giolla Phadrig.

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

# pope - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked Holy Switcheroo

Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked

To the Batcave aka St Peter’s Square!