The Vatican’s woes God’s bankers A beleaguered papacy is embroiled in intrigue. Some scent a succession struggle

Source: The Economist: God’s bankers   FEW things annoy Vatican officials more than lurid novels that depict the papacy as the secretive heart of a global conspiracy. Pope Benedict XVI’s most senior official, his secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, this month accused journalists of trying to imitate the American […]

Pope’s servant said Vatican leak suspect

VATICAN CITY, May 25 (UPI) — Pope Benedict XVI’s servant Paolo Gabriele has been arrested for leaking Vatican documents, sources told ANSA Friday. A Vatican spokesman said a suspect in the leaks was being questioned by Vatican magistrates. Earlier this year, sensitive Church documents were leaked to the Italian media, […]

We Are All Nuns

According to Nick Kristof, nuns rock!  I couldn’t agree with him more.  When Pope Benedict XIV made his ill-advised remarks against Islam a few years ago, I received an email from my friend, Sister Rosemary, apologizing for his rude comments.  In my opinion, nuns are a testament to the statement […]