When the Pope Met America

September 29, 2015

Pope Francis missed a great opportunity to explain in detail how his god figures into the messaging process, says Larry Beck. By all accounts, Pope Francis is a pleasant fellow who somewhat to his surprise became the pope. I am gratified that he chose to bring his blessed self to America and...

Fair Observer: Best of the Month

July 31, 2013

Fair Observer's five best articles of July. July is the month of turmoil and revolutions. July 4, 1776, and July 14, 1789, could appropriately be termed as the start of the modern democratic era when American guerrillas and French sans culottes overthrew the old monarchical order. Democracy...

INFOGRAPHIC: Sex and the (Vatican) City

March 16, 2013

Fact Blink present an infographic exploring the years of sexually-related Papal scandals and the percentage of sexually scandalous popes. On February 11, Pope Benedict XVI surprised the world by announcing his intention to abdicate – the first Papal resignation since 1415. Since then,...