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2014-04-30 08:27:23

NASHVILLE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Igor Babailov, Hon. RAA, Vatican Papal artist of Saint John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, has just returned from Rome to paint his official portrait of Pope Francis for the Vatican, and will have painted three Popes, one of whom is now a Saint. Official arrangements were made for the artist to go to the Vatican where he drew sketches of Pope Francis from life, met him and received his blessing. His Vatican portraits are officially...

2014-04-07 12:28:38

'Francis: The Pope From the New World' captures life before the papacy MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of Pope Francis - from his childhood, to his role in the Church in Argentina to his election as pope - will make its big screen debut at the John Paul II International Film Festival on Saturday, April 12, at 3:15 p.m. at the Paragon Grove 13 theater in Miami. The documentary, Francis: The Pope From the New World, traces the remarkable...

2013-11-26 23:00:40

Contraceptives and the AIDS pandemic through the eyes of the Catholic Church. Rochester, Mich. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Dr. John Kinkel, professor of medical sociology at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, has released his new book entitled, “Papal Paralysis: How the Vatican Dealt with the AIDS Crisis.” The book, which is being released to coincide with World AIDS Day on December 1, explores a scholarly four-year study pertaining to the views of contraceptives by Catholic Church...

The Pope Sends Out His First Tweets
2012-12-12 10:03:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Oprah discovered the Twitter social networking platform, many joked it was a sure sign that Twitter had already passed its prime – had “jumped the shark,” as it were. Now, another public figure with an even larger mass of followers has joined Twitter, signifying the expected longevity of Twitter as opposed to its short-term trend status. Earlier this month, The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI...

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