Posts Tagged ‘Papal plane’

Pope Francis again rules out women priests

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Pope Francis has again rejected the possibility of female priests in the Catholic Church, citing a ruling of one of his predecessors. During a press conference on board his flight back to Rome from the US, Francis said St John Paul II had decided “that cannot be done”. “Pope St John Paul II – after Read more

Journalist banned from Pope Francis’s plane

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Vatican has banned an Italian journalist from travelling on the papal plane during Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba and the United States later this year. Experienced Vatican correspondent Marco Ansaldo will be forced to seek alternative transport to cover the visit. The sanction comes as punishment for his newspaper’s role in breaching an embargo Read more