Gregory the Great was sure he didn't have what Rome needed, especially as the needs were so great.
Many popes chose to escape the heat of Rome for peaceful towns in the Eternal City's surrounding hills.
Sports popes love (Part 2): Pius XI considered that mountain climbing (if done prudently) was the greatest exercise for both soul and body.
Reading it polemically will miss Weigel’s broader purpose: explaining the papacy and the Church
The magisterium is the official teaching office of the Church, including the pope and the bishops in union with him.
The name "pope" comes from a Latin and Greek word meaning "father."
One of the Avignon popes turned out to be the right man for the right time when the Pestilence came to town.
Walk a mile in the papal shoes.
Do you know how the Vatican chimney works?
He believed that recognizing Jesus as King would lead to lasting peace on earth.