Tag: vatican

The Saints: Courageous and Flawed

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Peggy Noonan spoke to ETWN on Sunday morning (Rome time) to give her historical perspective on Pope John Paul the Great, Save Jerseyans, who along with Pope John XIII was canonized on Sunday at an overflow Read More

Mr. Smith Goes to Rome

Speaker Tasks Smith to Lead Congressional Delegation to Pope Francis Inauguration By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker of the House John Boehner has tasked Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and leader on many Read More

The God Gap Grows

Political Reactions to Papal Election Speak Volumes By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie, a pro-life Catholic, used Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the election of Pope Francis: Great news on Pope Francis I for all New Jersey Read More

Can Pope Francis Take Over CPAC, Too?

First Impression? Francis I Seems to Know How to Communicate Traditional Christian Values Without Alienating His Flock By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s little doubt that the newly-elected Pope Francis I is a conservative like the rest of the College Read More

Conclave Begins in Rome

115 Cardinals from Around the Globe Begin Process to Elect New Pope By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s officially underway! Moments ago, a dramatic scene unfolded inside the Vatican’s walls as cardinals processed, two-by-two, into the famous Sistine Chapel as Read More

Obama Critic for Supreme Pontiff?

New York’s Cardinal Dolan is Fearless When Challenging Elected Leaders. Will it Help or Hinder His Chances in the Conclave? By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As the College of Cardinals prepares for the Conclave commencing next Tuesday, March 12th, there’s Read More