Daily Archives: September 3, 2013

Words can kill: the pope’s talk on envy’s corrosive power

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ popular early morning homilies at the Domus Sanctae Marthae residence are back after a two-month-long summer hiatus. His first homily on Monday revived a recurring theme of the corrosive power of gossip and jealousy, and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis flexes his Hebrew, wishing the world’s Jews Happy New Year.

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis claims he isn’t much of a polyglot, but apparently he had no problem giving new year’s greetings in Hebrew. In a meeting yesterday with a delegation from the World Jewish Congress, the pope wished its … Continue reading

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