Vati Leaks - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
It is little known that the shooting of Pope John Paul II in St Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981 by Turkish gunman, Mehmet Ali Ağca was the second of four known attempts to murder the Slavic pope. The first occurred in his Polish homeland, and the Vatican purposely withheld details of that e ..
Vati Leaks - Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In recent times, a group of scholars called the ‘Jesus Seminar’, a team of around 150 New Testament specialists, created uproar in religious circles with their controversial interpretation of the Gospels. Members of this group teach at leading universities in North America and repres ..
Vati Leaks - Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The death of Pope Leo X in 1513 caused great confusion, and Catholic apologists say that a ‘really religious pope’ followed him, that being the standard clerical propaganda to exalt the popes. From what information we have, ‘his election was bedeviled by international politics; ..
Vati Leaks - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Around 442, Pope Leo the Great (440-461) devised an extraordinary money-making scheme that was destined to have profound repercussions upon the development of Christianity for centuries to come. The record of this enterprising connivance is found in both the extant writings of Pope Leo and Salvi ..
Vati Leaks - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Holy See claims that Hormisdas (d. 523) became pope in 514, and with that admission we see a major anomaly in the Vatican’s presentation of the development of the papacy. It is found in Hormisdas’s name, which is Persian for Ahura Mazda, the Zoroastrian god and father of Mithras. ..
Vati Leaks - Tuesday, April 09, 2013
By Philip Pullella
VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) - Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican’s scandal-ridden bank as part of a broad review of its troubled bureaucracy, ..
Vati Leaks - Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Bergoglio, brings a welcome change of style to the Vatican, and Catholics the world over are eagerly waiting to see if he introduces the much-needed reforms to the scandal-ridden Church of Rome. He is a member of the Society of Jesus, the official name of the Jesu ..
Vati Leaks - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Members of the Christian clergy consider the ‘Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church’ indispensable on all academic aspects of Christian theology. Its contributors include professors of ecclesiastical and Church history, consultants to the Pontifical Biblical Commission, and leadi ..
Vati Leaks - Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Vatican’s new Pope Francis told journalists that moments after his election to the chair of St. Peter last week he was inspired to take the name of St. Francis of Assisi because of that saint’s work for peace and the poor. However, St. Francis, originally Giovanni Bernadone (1181 ..
Vati Leaks - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
On October 16th, 1978, Cardinal Karol Jozef Wojtyla (1920-2005) was elected to the papacy of the Holy See and assumed the appellation of Pope John Paul II. Immediately after his elevation, the Vatican’s propaganda machine moved into action, and issued its first false statement, resulting i ..