Rome in the News, June 2014

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Here are some Rome-related headlines from this past month:

Catholic mass grave sites of 350,800 missing children found in Ireland, Spain, Canada

European royals killing naked children for fun at human hunting parties

‘I thought I’d seen it all. Then I found nuns’ secret grave for 800 babies’: By Philomena writer MARTIN SIXSMITH

Tuam children’s bodies: Catholic Church ‘has no records’

‘We can offer a better class of baby with a good background’: The 1961 letter from nuns to adoptive parents

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Pope Francis unites Israeli and Palestinian presidents in prayer as they plant an olive tree together in the Vatican gardens

Peres, Abbas to attend Vatican prayer event Sunday

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Pope to meet the Mafia: Vatican brushes off danger warnings as Francis prepares to travel to Mob heartland Calabria and hometown of toddler murdered in drug war

Mafiosi are ‘excommunicated’, pope says

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Catholic Priest Says Homosexuality Is Gift From God, And That The Bible Is Not The Word Of God, And Then Pope Francis Kisses His Hand And Praises Him

Challenging “All Forms of Injustice”? Who is the “Real Pope” Francis I?

Ex-Vatican envoy to Dominican Republic guilty of child sex abuse, tribunal finds

He’s at it again! Pope Francis pulls over his car to bless disabled woman lying on a stretcher by the road

‘I viewed it as a sin not a crime’: Priest admits sexually abusing dozens of boys over DECADES

Let’s Bring ALL The Faiths Together Under The Banner of Apostasy

Pope Francis again cancels event, citing ailment

Pope Francis claims global economy is close to collapse and describes youth unemployment rates as an ‘atrocity’ in damning message

Pope Francis Meets With Charismatic Church Leaders To Plan Return To Mother Church

Pope Francis: Torture is a ‘Mortal Sin’

Pope signals Scotland, Catalonia should take care on independence

Sen. Mike Lee, Dirk Kempthorne, Joel Osteen meet with Pope Francis at Vatican

The mummies of the monastery: Church puts on display monks preserved with their robes and rosaries for hundreds of years

The Pope Affirms Works Righteousness For Those Who Don’t Even Want To Go to Heaven

Unholy Smoke: Pope Condemns Legalization of Pot

Vatican considers historic easing stance on contraception and marriage as it finally concedes ordinary Catholics don’t follow the rules

Vatican: Many Catholics Ignore Teachings on Sex

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