Rome in the News, January 2018

Some recent-ish Rome and eschatology related headlines:

Pope Francis Welcomes Evangelical Leaders in Vatican to Discuss Religious Freedom

The Pope welcomes Sunni migrants while Sunni Islamists seek to cleanse Egypt, Iraq, and Syria of Christians

ISIS’ Christmas threat to the Pope: Terror group threaten vehicle and gun attack on the Vatican

Notorious orphanage ‘covered up’ the deaths of children in its care including a boy who was savagely beaten by a nun, inquiry is told

Headmaster of renowned Catholic school is accused of burning evidence into child sex abuse

‘They told me I’d spawned the seed of Satan’: Woman claims she lost THREE daughters to ‘baby snatchers’ in the Catholic church after teenage pregnancies in the 1960s and ‘70s

Australian Report Urges Vatican to Reject Celibacy, Rethink Secret Confessions

Cardinal Müller: ‘Pervading sense of fear’ in Pope Francis’ Curia

Catholic laity launch new Academy for Life after Pope Francis gutted original

The Holy Zzz: Pope Francis admits he sometimes falls asleep while praying

Papal confidant claims Pope Francis has abolished hell, purgatory, heaven

Pope Francis demands nations ‘welcome, protect and integrate’ migrants and blasts politicians who ‘foment fear’ for political gain in World Peace Day message

Pope Francis: World Government Must Rule U.S. ‘For Their Own Good’

Pope paves the way for married men to become Catholic priests: Controversial move to tackle shortage is likely to outrage traditionalists

Pope says he wants to change the words to the Lord’s Prayer because current interpretation suggests God leads us ‘into temptation’

The war against Pope Francis

Top Catholic Church Official Says God Told Him to Expose ‘Evil’ Pope Francis

Vatican threatens to excommunicate priest for criticizing Pope Francis

Zmirak: Pope Francis Should Repent or Else Resign

The Vatican Still Upholds Over 100 Curses Against Those Who Fight Against Their False Teachings

Key aide to Archbishop of Canterbury quits because ‘liberal’ church is no longer ‘anchored in the gospel’

The autumn of Europe’s discontent: With an anti-immigration Eurosceptic billionaire set to be the new Czech PM, MARK ALMOND explains why voters across the EU are in revolt