A Kentucky newspaper reports a man who was abused by a Catholic priest in Louisville as a child has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using two boys to produce child pornography.
The Society of St Hugh of Cluny is sponsoring an event in New York City, (details in poster below), which will explore the riches of English Catholic musical and religious culture under the Tudors. The lecture by Dr. Samuel Schmitt will...Show More Summary
Chicago staffing agency manager Peter Medina gave JoJo Fletcher his heart, but she didn't give him a rose. Medina and real estate consultant Coley Knust, who played football for Joliet Catholic Academy, were among the contestants eliminated by Fletcher on Monday's Season 12 premiere of "The Bachelorette."...
"Sadly, I was not admitted into the prom. I was forced to leave. The principal threatened she would get the cops. What an experience," reads a Facebook post from Aniya Wolf, a high school junior who attends Bishop McDevitt, a Catholic...Show More Summary
An annual audit of reports of sexual abuse by members of the U.S. Roman Catholic clergy released on Friday showed sharp increases in the number of new claims and in the value of settlements to victims.
Bankruptcy problems at L.A.’s Ace Gallery. Catholics protest L.A. painter’s canvas in Virginia. And New York museums are offering buyouts as the auction market chills out. Plus, Brazil’s artists take to the streets, Jerry Saltz looks at the late Morley Safer's paintings, and a history of SoCal...
A local Catholic Church in Ireland has prohibited a pro-abortion politician from reading Scripture during Mass. St Colman’s Cathedral in Cork won’t let Ken Curtin read from the Bible during the service because he is a member of the Social Democrats, a party that supports abortion and repealing the 8th Amendment that provides legal protection […]
Thanks for joining CV Offline Summer Bookclub! This May, we read The Power and the Glory, a novel by Catholic author Graham Greene. It tells the fictional story of a ‘whisky priest,’ the last surviving Roman Catholic clergyman in communist Mexico during a time of intense persecution. As the priest travels from one town to [...]
Pope Francis met on Monday the grand imam of Egypt's highest Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, looking to heal Vatican relations with the influential center of Sunni Muslim learning after dialogue was frozen five years ago.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said he will defy the Roman Catholic Church and seek to impose a three-child policy, putting him on a new collision course with the bishops a day after he called them "sons of whores".
The Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem were a group of elite knights from Europe’s nobility who banded together to defend Jerusalem and the Catholic Church from the Ottoman Empire. They lost Jerusalem, then they lost their next base at Rhodes. Show More Summary
A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night — at a different school.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The presumptive Philippine president-elect has blasted the country’s dominant Roman Catholic church as “the most hypocritical institution” and accused some of its bishops of corruption for allegedly asking favors from politicians, including him. In a late-night news conference that dragged on to the early hours of Sunday in southern Davao city, […]
Barack Obama departed Saturday afternoon for his first trip to Vietnam and Japan. As a goodwill gesture, Vietnam's Communist government released a Catholic priest from prison, but the president's agenda might press for the release of more political prisoners while making no mention of a new highly restrictive religion law being enacted in that country.
As of Saturday evening, 1,629 people who signed a change.org petition calling for the removal of the Rev. Michael Reilly.
Slavery is a word that makes most people cringe, and it’s causing some real problems right now for Georgetown University, because the Catholic institution of higher learning is being asked to explain the details of a slave sale in 1838 to make money to benefit Georgetown University (and its enrollment of all white students at... Show More Summary
Transgender people are God-assassins:"A senior Catholic cardinal said during the 12th Annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC on Tuesday that transgender people are 'demonic' and are causing the 'death of God.'"
Trinity Academy in Kansas says LGBT acceptance, which runs “counter to the standing of a Biblical lifestyle," is grounds for expulsion.
May 22, The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Cycle C. Readings: 1) Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm 8:4-9 2) Romans 5:1-5 Gospel: John 16:12-15 By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service One of my favorite memories from my years as a youth minister was teaching the Rite of Christian Initiation […]
Pope Francis came under fire Friday after meeting Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the Lyon archbishop suspected of covering up for a paedophile priest in a scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church in France. “There was a meeting, nothing out of the ordinary,” Vatican spokesman Federico...