Pope Francis Condemns ‘Abominable Cruelty’ Of Brussels Attacks

Pope Francis spoke out against the Brussels attacks Wednesday, urging the world to unite in condemning the brutal terrorist attack. According to Reuters, the 79-year-old pontiff said those responsible for the attacks were blinded by “cruel fundamentalism.” “I appeal to…

Pope Francis Busts A Record Previously held by David Beckham — A Million Instagram Followers In 12 Hours

Pope Francis’ new Instagram account hit one million followers within 12 hours of being launched on Saturday, breaking a record previously held by David Beckham. The Pontiff’s account was launched with a photo of him — not a selfie —…

Ecatepec, Mexico Welcomes Pope Francis Amidst Drug Violence, Kidnappings, and Gang Activity

Ecatepec, Mexico welcomed Pope Francis on Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people–many of whom were on foot and clad in white–gathered in hopes of catching a glimpse of the pontiff. Pope Francis was bringing a message of hope and peace…

Mark Wahlberg Couldn’t Get A Laugh Out Of The Pope

Mark Wahlberg reportedly tried out a little comedy routine onstage at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia over the weekend, where Pope Francis held court, and while he got some laughs from the audience he wasn’t able to elicit…

Kim Davis Switches Political Parties, Now A Republican–Receives Support from Pope Francis

Kim Davis is no longer a Democrat. The Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licensea for gay and/or lesbian couples has switched political parties and is now a Republican. “She has come to the conclusion that the Democratic…

Jackie Evancho to Sing for Pope Francis in Philadelphia

Jackie Evancho, the 15-year-old classical crossover singer said to have the “voice of an angel” will use her God-given talent to perform for Pope Francis in Philadelphia on Saturday evening. “I never even dreamt of seeing the pope, so I…

Lidia Bastianich Serves Pope Francis Humble Fare

Lidia Bastianich, with the help of fellow restaurateur Angelo Vivolo, was tasked with a huge responsibility for the past few days. Best known for Lidia’s Italy and other PBS shows, as well as her Manhattan flagship restaurant Felidia, Lidia Bastianich…

Sandra Lee Receives Blessing from Pope Francis

Sandra Lee, the Food Network star who recently underwent her second surgery for cancer, received a special blessing for her continued good health (she is now cancer free) from Pope Francis. The pope was blessing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo,…

Andrea Bocelli To Perform For The Pope

Andrea Bocelli and Juanes are scheduled to perform for Pope Francis on September 26th. The event will take place at the World Meeting of Families in Philidelphia where Andrea Bocelli will be a main performer. Andrea Bocelli and Juanes will…

Andrea Bocelli, Juanes to Join Philadelphia Orchestra in Performance for Pope Francis

Andrea Bocelli and Juanes will join the Philadelphia Orchestra in performing for Pope Francis during his visit to Philadelphia in September. The pope is traveling to the U.S. to attend the World Meeting of Families there on September 26th. This…