We Have a Pope! Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio Elected as Pope Francis I

“Habemus Papam” – “We have a pope!” In a shock move by the College of Cardinals, 76-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires was elected on Wednesday to be the new leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. He appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, greeted by a jubilant crowd […]

Pope Announces Resignation

For the first time in nearly 600 years, the Pope has stated that he plans to resign from his position as head of the Catholic Church. In a declaration announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI stated that due to his “advanced age,” he will be stepping down at the end of February. Pope Benedict XVI, […]