Recently, a number of terrorist threats have been directed at the Vatican and the city of Rome. So, can the Vatican protect itself?
Pope Francis disses creationism but embraces exorcism. Here's why. Continue reading →
Pope Francis is taking a literal view of the devil, a departure from the softer stance of the Catholic Church over the past 15 years.
John Paul II and John Paul XXIII are made saints, as 1 million gather in St. Peter's Square to attend the double-canonization mass led by Pope Francis.
Despite a mysterious hole in his skull, the fate of Celestine V was not murder, researchers say. Continue reading →
Italian archaeologists have discovered in Turkey the long-sought Plutonion, or Pluto's Gate, a site believed to be a portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman religion.
The ancient Plutonium, a poisonous cave found in Turkey, was believed in Greco-Roman mythology to be the portal to hell.
Pope Francis is the first pontiff since 913 to choose a name unused by a predecessor. ->
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