By Cristina Arreola | 12/04/2013 - 11:33 | 0 Comments
Since the beginning of his reign, Pope Francis has delighted and surprised the Catholic Church (and the world!) with his unique, unconventional approach to the papacy.
Pope Francis, or Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was born on Dec. 17th, 1936 in a barrio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was one of five children born to an...
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 08:38 | 0 Comments
Pope Francis desires a “new balance” in the Catholic Church, asking for greater involvement of women and less condemnation towards gay people.
In an interview with an Italian Jesuit journal, Pope Francis, who was elected in March, stresses the need for reform in the Catholic Church,...
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2013 - 10:39 | 0 Comments
Pope Francis surely raised many eyebrows after recently saying that gay people should not be not be judged or marginalized.
According to Yahoo! News, this statement is perhaps the most conciliatory statement from any pontiff...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 09:06 | 0 Comments
Pope Francis is now on Twitter. It's true, the Pope has been tweeting since March of this year, and already has over two million followers.
According to MSN Now, the ...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 09:33 | 0 Comments
The Vatican announced this morning that the Roman Catholic Church will declare the late Pope John Paul II a saint.
CNN reports that Pope Francis signed the decree Friday morning. When Pope John Paul II...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/11/2013 - 09:30 | 0 Comments
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced yesterday that he is scheduled to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican next Monday. This comes after the Pope's call to Venezuelan's to work on reaching political reconciliation.
By Mandy Velez | 05/27/2013 - 08:17 | 0 Comments
“Mom is upset with me again.”
What now? I thought to myself as I stared down at the green text bubble my younger brother sent me. It was one among countless other pleas for backup when he and my mom disagreed, which was often. When you have a 15-year-old boy and a stubborn Puerto Rican woman under one roof, things are bound to get heated. Assuming my usual...
By Latina Staff | 05/13/2013 - 11:30 | 0 Comments
Sunday was an important day in Colombia's history, as the first Colombian was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis. Mother Laura Montoya was named a saint by the Catholic Church, with livestreams broadcasting the moment to her hometown of Jerico, in the western state of Antioquia.
The nun, who was known as Mother Laura...
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