Rome in the News, January 2016

Some Rome and eschatology-related headlines from this past month:

One World Everything:

Pope reveals him self as an antichrist:

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Catholics back children’s climate lawsuit against US government

Easter to fall on same day every year under new plans by Archbishop of Canterbury and church leaders

Pope Francis to become only the third Catholic leader to visit Rome’s main synagogue in latest effort to boost relations with the Jewish community

Vatican: Iran must join fight against terrorism

Anti-Christianism:

Statue of the Virgin Mary beheaded, Churches vandalised in ‘extremist’ attacks

US Christian Churches under constant attacks

Rome:

103 reports exposing “holy” skulls and corpses

231 abused in boys’ choir run by Pope Benedict’s brother

‘Disobedient wives’ are to blame for domestic violence, says Spanish archbishop

Has the Pope Francis effect worn off? Number of pilgrimages to the Vatican slumped by almost half in 2015

Holy roller! Priest suspended by the Catholic Church after he was caught on video delivering his Christmas sermon while riding a HOVERBOARD

Is this the world’s most exclusive club? Princess Charlene of Monaco visits the Vatican in an all-white outfit – one of only SEVEN people allowed to wear the colour while meeting the Pope

Outrage over video showing Catholic priest violently shaking the heads of young children and even KICKING one as they lined up for their First Communion

Pope: All should kiss “baby Jesus”

Pope Francis claims he is a ‘sinner in God’s mercy’ who could have ended up in jail and reveals one of his nieces has married a divorced man

Pope washes away centuries of Catholic tradition by allowing women to take part in Lent foot-washing service

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio greets Pope Francis in Italian and kisses his ring during meeting to discuss the environment at the Vatican

Why Is Pope Francis Having A Closed Door Meeting With Google Chief Exec At The Vatican?

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