Rome in the News, December 2015

Some recent Rome and eschatology-related headlines:

One World Everything:

Is the Vatican promoting birth control to tackle climate change? Senior Papal adviser claims it could offer a ‘solution’ to spiralling population

Politics:

7 Christians Jailed for Refusing to Convert to … Catholicism

Four men ‘with ISIS contacts’ are arrested for making threats against the Pope and have weapons seized in Italy

Roman Catholicism:

Fundamentalism is ‘a disease of all religions’: Pope says it is not just Islam that has extremist factions

Girl, 12, is cancer free one year after getting a blessing from the Pope

Mother Teresa will become a saint: Nun to be canonised after Pope Francis recognises second ‘miracle’ on Brazilian cured of brain tumours

Pope Orders Audit of Church’s Wealth as Whistleblowers Pursued

Vatican: Jews don’t need Christ to be saved

Wiesenthal Center Applauds Vatican’s New Position That, Contrary To The New Testament, JEWS DO NOT NEED TO ACCEPT JESUS CHRIST FOR SALVATION