- 1 Does the Pope have to be a virgin?
- 2 Does the Pope like the Beatles?
- 3 How many popes have been married?
- 4 Can you be a nun if you have a child?
- 5 What is the pope’s favorite movie?
- 6 What kind of music does the Pope like?
- 7 Which Beatle was Catholic?
- 8 Has any Pope been murdered?
- 9 Were there any female popes?
- 10 Who was the youngest Pope in history?
- 11 What happens if a nun gets pregnant?
- 12 Do nuns have periods?
- 13 How much do nuns get paid?
Does the Pope have to be a virgin?
Although the Pope still remains restricted to celibacy, the rule for priests in the Catholic Church is a topic of debate nowadays. With many believers and members of the church believing celibacy should be optional as it is in other Christian churches.
Does the Pope like the Beatles?
Closeted over all these years, the Vatican has finally announced that it likes the Beatles. L’Osservatore Romano, semi-official newspaper of the Holy See, this weekend set aside its papal transcripts and clerical itineraries to disclose an affection for the Fab Four’s “unique and strange alchemy of sounds and words”.
How many popes have been married?
There have been at least four Popes who were legally married before taking Holy Orders: St Hormisdas (514–523), Adrian II (867–872), John XVII (1003) and Clement IV (1265–68) – though Hormisdas was already a widower by the time of his election.
Can you be a nun if you have a child?
Each faith and order sets its own requirements for those who want to become nuns. A woman who wants to become a Catholic nun, for example, must be at least 18 years old, be single, have no dependent children, and have no debts to be considered. Buddhist nuns face similar requirements when considering ordination.
What is the pope’s favorite movie?
Pope Francis’ favorite movie is “Babette’s Feast.” He’s mentioned it numerous times throughout the years of his papacy, and even referred to it in the 2016 papal document Amoris Laetitia: “We can think of the lovely scene in the film Babette’s Feast, when the generous cook receives a grateful hug and praise: ‘Ah, how
What kind of music does the Pope like?
His holiness is a fan of all things classical, and he’s called Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor ‘sublime’ and ‘unsurpassable’.
Which Beatle was Catholic?
Background. McCartney and Harrison were both baptised as Roman Catholics during childhood, although McCartney was raised non-denominationally; his mother was Roman Catholic and his father was a Protestant turned agnostic. Harrison was raised Roman Catholic.
Has any Pope been murdered?
Though no pope has been killed in recent times, there was an assassination attempt on Pope (now Saint) John Paul II in 1981. The attack was orchestrated by Mehmet Ali Ağca, who was aided by three accomplices. Mehmet Ali Ağca shot St. John Paul not only survived, but also went on to forgive his would-be assassin.
Were there any female popes?
The Oxford Dictionary of Popes declares that there is “no contemporary evidence for a female Pope at any of the dates suggested for her reign “, but nonetheless acknowledges that Pope Joan’s legend was widely believed for centuries, even by Catholics.
Who was the youngest Pope in history?
The youngest popes ever
- John XI (931–935, who was 20 at the beginning of his papacy)
- John XII (955–964, became pope at either 18 or 25 years old)
- Gregory V (996–999, who was 24 at the beginning of his papacy)
- Benedict IX (pope from 1032–1044, 1045, 1047–1048, first elected pope at about 20 years of age)
What happens if a nun gets pregnant?
What happens if a nun breaks her vows? Or gets pregnant? Technically, a nun can break her vows and/or leave the order whenever she wants. There are also plenty of opportunities to ‘drop out’ of becoming a nun, such as when you’re in the earlier stages and you’ve only taken your ‘temporary vows’.
Do nuns have periods?
Nuns, being childless, generally have no break from periods through their lives.
How much do nuns get paid?
The salaries of Nuns in the US range from $24,370 to $69,940, with a median salary of $41,890. The middle 60% of Nuns makes $41,890, with the top 80% making $69,940.