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U2’s Bono and Pope discuss Irish sexual abuse crisis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Bono, frontman for Irish rock band U2, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and said afterwards he is an extraordinary man who is sincere in his pain over a sexual abuse crisis in Ireland.

FIJI TIMES - 2018-09-20 23:30:00

Franco Mulakkal Temporarily Removed From Post of Bishop by Pope Francis | LatestLY

Vatican, Sep 20:Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, was temporarily removed from the post of Bishop by Pope Francis. In a statement, the Vatican said Pope Francis has accepted the request of removal of Franco Mulakkal from the position of Bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punj

LATESTLY.COM - 2018-09-20 16:52:32

Bono talks with pope about church sex abuse - Premier

The Irish singer met privately with Francis on Wednesday at the Vatican hotel where the pope lives, to discuss themes that Bono told reporters included "the wild beast that is capitalism" and sustainable development.Bono said that because Francis visited Ireland recently, they spoke about the pontif

PREMIER.ORG.UK - 2018-09-20 14:02:54

In private letters, Benedict XVI rebukes critics of Francis, says "anger" devalues pontificate

The remarkable letter last month calling on Pope Francis to resign for allegedly shielding an abusive American cardinal also served as a public call to arms for some conservative Catholics who pine for the pontificate of the previous pope, Benedict XVI. For years now, they have carried his name like

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-09-20 11:01:05

Pope Francis, Framed

What you notice most when you seePope Francis: A Man Of His Wordis the face of Jorge Mario Bergoglio. You feel as if the highest moral authority on the planet is speaking directly to you. Not really speaking to you, though:challenging you, daring you, provoking you. With his eyes: every time he smil

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-09-20 10:30:38

‘Vice Pope’ Says Cardinal McCarrick’s Sex Abuse Was a ‘Private Matter’ | Breitbart

“I think that a management issue ought to be aired with more serene and objective criteria, not in a negative tone charged with very bitter expressions,” said Maradiaga, who is oftenreferredto as Francis’ “vice pope” because of his position of prominence in the Vatican and his unparalleled influence

BREITBART - 2018-09-19 21:36:15

Pope Welcomes U2’s Bono Months After He Campaigned for Abortion

Pope Francis granted pop singer Bono a private audience in the Vatican Wednesday, just months after the U2 singer publicly campaigned to legalize abortion in his native Ireland.After their half-hour meeting, Bonosaidthat Francis had been “incredibly gracious with his time, his concentration.”

BREITBART - 2018-09-19 19:51:20

Bono Meets Pope Francis to Discuss ‘Wild Beast that Is Capitalism’

TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty ImagesVATICAN CITY (AP) – U2 frontman Bono has described Pope Francis as being “aghast” about sex abuse in the Catholic Church.The Irish singer met privately with Francis on Wednesday at the Vatican hotel where the pope lives, to discuss themes that Bono told reporters include

TRUEVIRALNEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 03:14:14

Bono discusses Irish abuse with Pope Francis at Vatican meeting

The issue overshadowed the Papal visit to Ireland last month, when Pope Francis criticised the church's failure to protect victims, saying it "remains a source of pain and shame for the Catholic community".

IRISH NEWS - 2018-09-20 01:00:00

Pope Francis Welcomes Bono After He Campaigned For Abortion In Ireland

As Pope Francis remains silent regarding accusations that he covered up for an allegedly abusive cardinal, he has welcomed into his company none other than U2 frontman Bono, who most recentlycampaigned for the legalization of abortion in Ireland.It was an atypical Wednesday for#PopeFrancis. The pope

DAILYWIRE.COM - 2018-09-20 00:42:51

Pope to pay tribute to Baltic freedom amid abuse crisis

Behind the Iron Curtain, the Catholic Church played a key role in the non-violent anti-Soviet resistance, especially in Lithuania, the only Catholic-majority country of the three.

YAHOO! - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Lithuania hopes Pope Francis will bring hope for the future

According to his schedule he will spend time in Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania, in Riga and Aglona in Latvia, and in Tallinn in Estonia.All three nations are celebrating their 100th anniversaries having declared their independence from Russia in 1918 before being incorporated into the Soviet Union

HERALDMALAYSIA.COM - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Bono saw 'pain' on pope's face over abuse scandals

This handout photo taken on September 19, 2018 and released by the Vatican Media, shows Pope Francis (L) welcoming Irish band U2 Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono (R), prior their meeting at Vatican on September 19, 2018. (Vatican Media/AFP/File)

JAKARTA POST - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Pope Francis: Honour all parents | ICN

Pope Francis dedicated the catechesis of his general audience of Wednesday, September 19, to the fourth commandment: "Honour your father and mother.""Honouring parents leads to a long happy life," Pope Francis told crowds gathered in St Peter's Square. He pointed out that the word "happiness" in the

INDCATHOLICNEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Mainstream media catch up: AP publishes story on Pope’s cover-up as archbishop in Argentina

NEW YORK, September 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — The American mainstream media have finally shown an interest in the stunning allegations that Pope Francis, as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, did his best to protect an abusive priest from justice.

LIFESITE - 2018-09-19 23:25:00

Pope Faces Scrutiny Over Assistance for Convicted Clerical Abuser - OnePeterFive

Today, Pope Francis had an audience with a globally-known figure. It was not Cardinal Burke, one of the four authors of thedubia, who submitted their concerns about the pope’s post-synodal apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia exactly two years ago today. (Two of those authors, Cardinal Joachim Meis

ONEPETERFIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 22:06:20

Pope Drops ANOTHER Idiotic Remark on Rampant Pedophilia Among Clergy

For many, especially those holding liberal or libertarian points of view, Pope Francis’ approach to social issues around the world was sufficiently “hands-off”. The Pope seemed to recognize that the world is a fluid and changing place, and that the church is sometimes afunction ofsociety and not ad

CONSTITUTION.COM - 2018-09-19 18:47:35

Irish singer Bono calls pope ‘extraordinary man for extraordinary times’

Bono, the lead singer of U2, smiles during a news conference in the Vatican press hall after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 19. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

AMERICAMAGAZINE.ORG - 2018-09-19 18:06:47

Russian Orthodox Church Agrees With Pope: 'Sex Is a Gift From God'

A Russian Orthodox archbishop in charge of family affairs has sided with Pope Francis in his assessment that sexuality is not a taboo but a gift from God — as long as it is practiced within the family.The pope reportedlytoldyoung worshippers in France this week that “passionate” love “leads you to g

MOSCOW TIMES - 2018-09-19 17:09:00

Livestream: Papal Nuncio on the Foundations of Pope Francis

Join America Media for a discussion with Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, with Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief of America magazine, on the foundations of the papacy of pope Francis.

AMERICAMAGAZINE.ORG - 2018-09-19 16:44:40