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Pope Francis gives his thumb up upon arriving to preside over an evening vigil with young people at the Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City, on January 26, 2019.

People are roasting the Pope for tweeting that the Virgin Mary was the first ‘influencer’

He said earlier Saturday that being an "influencer" means being "guardians of everything that can make us feel part of one another."
Pope Francis leads a special audience to deliver a Christmas message to Vatican workers in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 21, 2018.

‘Prepare for divine justice’: Pope Francis tells priests guilty of sexual abuse to hand themselves in

Pope Francis thanked the media for uncovering sexual abuse allegations and warned those guilty of perpetrating abuse to "prepare for divine justice."

A Syracuse Catholic bishop released a list of allegedly abusive priests. The DA says there are ‘dozens’ of cases he can’t prosecute

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse released a list of 57 priests with claims of child sexual abuse against them, but officials can't prosecute.

Mystery surrounding the disappearance of Italian teen Emanuela Orlandi grows as the age of the bones found at the Vatican embassy fuels wild speculati...

Emanuela Orlandi was 15 years old in June 1983 when she disappeared on her way back from a music class in Rome.
Emanuela's brother, Pietro, is pictured above in 2011.

Here’s everything we know about the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi — the cold case that is being revived after bones w...

Bones were found below the floors of the Holy See's Embassy to Italy in Rome on Monday. Italian media think they may be related to Emanuela's case.
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Pope Francis says Catholic Church sex abuse scandal shouldn’t be judged by today’s standards because everyone used to cover up crimes

Pope Francis says that it's unfair to apply modern standards to the Catholic Church's sex abuse cover up. Speaking to reporters in Tallinn, Estonia, on Tuesday, the pope suggested that everyone covered up sex abuse scandals in the past and that the Catholic Church shouldn't be singled out.

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ t...

A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a report Tuesday detailing the Roman Catholic Church's decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 "predator priests "using a "a playbook for concealing the truth."

‘Pope Rihanna’ and the Met Gala expose the double standard of what people will consider cultural appropriation

Opinion: Rihanna wore a papal-inspired ensemble to the Met Gala. No one is accusing her of cultural appropriation. Leftists arbitrarily decide which cultures are and are not worth protecting.
Lena Waithe arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018.

Lena Waithe’s rainbow outfit at the Catholic Church-themed Met Gala sent a powerful message

Lena Waithe — an actor, producer, and the first black woman to win an Emmy for writing in a comedy series — wore a rainbow cape to the 2018 Met Gala. Along with Rihanna's papal ensemble, Waithe's outfit arguably created the most buzz at the event.