Get up-to-date commentary from Bible teacher Pastor Doug Batchelor on the pope’s visit to America and an in-depth understanding of prophecy in Revelation.
Apparently, the passing of five centuries is long enough to heal the substantial rift between one large branch of Protestantism and the Roman Catholic Church from which it split ...
Since his elevation to the papacy in March 2013, Pope Francis has been a man of surprises.
Nearly 1,000 years ago the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity split. Pope Francis is determined to heal the divide.
“We are all united in the name of the Lord,” said Pope Francis at a recent multi-denominational gathering. But what does that mean? While everyone would like more unity in our world, is there a line over which Christians should not walk?
The coordinated terrorist attacks on November 13, 2015, in Paris have shaken the world. Mass shootings and bombings have left 129 people dead. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claims responsibility for the attacks. And now the pope suggests this could be a harbinger of the end of the world ...
The pope made an historic visit to the United States. Was this prophecy being fulfilled. And if so, what does the Bible say we should expect next?
A “surprising twist” is how some people describe a secret meeting held between Pope Francis and controversial Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis during the six-day papal tour of the United States.
Pope Francis has returned to the Vatican after a six-day visit to the United States, where he was received with acclaim and considered by many as a celebrity. Reflections on his visit continue to permeate the news.
On his third day in a historic visit to the United States, Pope Francis addressed the United Nations General Assembly on its 70th anniversary. In this largest gathering of world dignitaries, the pope spoke on the environment, poverty and the “absolute respect for life in all its stages and dimensions.”
Pope Francis made an unprecedented visit this morning to address a joint meeting of Congress—a first ever for a pontiff. It marks a definitive turning point in the United States, which has signaled its change from a largely Protestant nation that has always distrusted the influence of the Vatican to openly accepting the supreme Catholic leader into their very halls of power.
Amid cheering crowds, Pope Francis made his way to the White House lawn today where he was greeted by President Obama, who called him “Holy Father” and praised his “profound moral example.”
While no terrorist threats have been made public, Pope Francis’ visit has triggered the biggest security mobilization in U.S. history. Federal, state, and city law enforcement have joined the Secret Service and FBI in protecting a man who has risen above the level of a celebrity.
As Pope Francis completes his visit in Cuba and prepares for a first-time trip to the United States, the wave of interest in this man continues to grow. “Pope Francis is important to the Catholics that are in this state. But Pope Francis really has transcended just Catholics, just Christians."
Protestants in America have a history of mistrusting the Catholic Church, but attitudes are rapidly changing as many—from all faiths and no faith at all—are opening their arms to welcome Pope Francis on his first visit to the United States. Is this a good sign?