23 Catholic Facts That Will Make You a Smarter Catholic

1. “Simon Peter bar Jonah,” if taken in its literal meaning would mean that Peter’s name is actually “Rocky Johnson.” (A bust of Peter the Rock made out of rock)   2. The Sudarium of Oviedo and the Shroud of Turin have the same blood type and are dated from around the same time, providing… Continue reading 23 Catholic Facts That Will Make You a Smarter Catholic

What happens when a Pope dies?

Regardless of the circumstances, when a Pope dies certain procedures specified in Church law, specifically the Apostolic Constitution Universi Dominici Gregis, must be followed. First among these is the certification that he is truly dead. This task falls to the Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church. In the presence of the Master of Papal Liturgical… Continue reading What happens when a Pope dies?