Pope Francis Cancels Morning Appointments Due to Illness, But Will Keep a Big Commitment This Afternoon

Cold medicine

Pope Francis has a cold.Therefore, he has cancelled all morning appointments, according to the Holy See Press Office.  Father Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the press office, told journalists this morning that the Holy Father has cancelled four appointments with heads of dicasteries within the Curia.  Since all four of the individuals reside in Rome, rescheduling will be easy—and so the Pope decided to rest, in preparation for activities later in the day. *     *     *     *     * A h … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin Apologizes for Remarks About Pope Francis

Sarah Palin with Jake Tapper

Sarah Palin has taken to social media to issue an apology for her recent criticism of Pope Francis.On Tuesday, November 12, Palin spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper about her new book, Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas.  During the interview, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate admitted she was “taken aback” by some of Pope Francis’s remarks as reported in the press.  “He’s had some statements,” she said, “that to me sound kind of … [Read more...]