PostPartisan: Pope Francis


Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/13/2014

The thrilling humility of Pope Francis

A year ago today, we had no idea that Pope Francis would become a global star.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 12/27/2013

The Insiders: Is the president crowding the Pope?

Is it just me, or is the president trying too hard to associate himself with the pope?

By Ed Rogers  |  08:17 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, election 2014, Pope Francis, The Insiders

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Pope Francis turns the other cheek

He knows what the far right has been saying about him.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 12/10/2013

The far right’s war on Pope Francis

The pope sounds more like a follower of Christ’s teachings than many of his holier-than-thou critics.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:59 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pope Francis, Religion

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Pope Francis puts an emerging political issue front and center

Pope Francis puts inequality front and center.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Pope Francis

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Palin pounces on Chris Christie and the pope

The musings of Sarah Palin always make for a target-rich environment.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Pope Francis, Sarah Palin

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 09/19/2013

In interview, Pope Francis sets a new direction for the church

Pope Francis is different, reformist and open.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  07:05 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abortion, catholic church, contraception, gay marriage, Pope Francis

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Preach, Pope Francis!

The pontiff talked about gays and lesbians and their relationship with the church with breathtaking compassion, respect and openness.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:55 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/11/2013

This is how the Pope rolls

Every week, it seems, the leader of the estimated 1.2 billion Catholics around the world does something heavenly to bolster his down-to-earth street cred.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 07/05/2013

Pope Francis's smart sainthood declaration

Granting sainthood to John XXIII and John Paul II shows a Pope who understands the need to bring a divided Catholic Church together.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:08 PM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, Pope Francis

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Will Pope Francis hear Charlie Rangel's plea?

"And the moral question of the poor, the sick, the aged, the uneducated is left to whom?" Rangel asked. "I don't know."

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:52 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Paul Ryan, Pope Francis