Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

Monday, September 5th, 2016
Mother teresa

Vatican City: Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun who devoted her life to helping India’s poor, has been declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis in the Vatican. Pope Francis delivered the formula for the canonization of the Albanian-born nun known as the “saint of the gutters” before huge crowds of pilgrims […]

Rio’s hedonistic Copacabana beach stages show for Pope Francis

Saturday, July 27th, 2013
Copacabana beach

Pope Francis presided over one of the most solemn rites of the Catholic Church on Friday, a procession re-enacting Christ’s crucifixion that received a Broadway-like treatment befitting its improbable location, Rio’s hedonistic Copacabana beach. Copacabana, which hosts Carnival and Rolling Stones concerts when bikini-clad beauties aren’t sunbathing on its white sands, lived up to its […]