Tag: Vatican


Pope Francis: A problematic fav?

I was raised Catholic. I spent thirteen long years swaddled in flame-resistant polyester at Catholic schools, and I have the intensely embarrassing class pictures to prove it. I’ve had my own issues with the Catholic faith for a long time, which led me to start identifying as agnostic by the time I was 16. But…


Caring about the conclave

When Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on February 11, he created a vacancy in the Roman Catholic Church that can only be filled by a conclave. He also made my March that much more exciting. You see, I was raised Catholic, and although I am no longer a Catholic, I am still pumped about the conclave.