All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘monsignor’

Pope Francis Greatly Limits Use of “Monsignor” Title

“I do believe the monsignor’s finally got the point.” – Connor MacManus, Boondock Saints Anyone who has watched a gangland film has heard the term “monsignor” used in relation to some priest in the neighborhood. In fact, in Hollywood’s version of life, almost any priest seems to have the title of “monsignor”. The word literally translates to “my lord,” and …

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Vatican Official Arrested For Smuggling Money

Earlier this week, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had set up a “Commission for Reference” or board of inquiry for the Institute for Works of Religion – the Vatican Bank. The IOR, as it is called, has been rocked by a number of scandals of the past few years. According to an announcement put out by the Vatican, the …

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