I'm not sure how popular he is (I've never heard of him before), but there's a guy on YouTube named Mike Winger who has a 4-part video series with which he attempts to refute the teachings of the Catholic Church. I don't even remember...Show More Summary
When the Archdiocese of Seattle recently released the names of 77 priests, brothers, deacons and a nun reported to have sexually abused children over an 85-year-period, the list included a short entry near the bottom: "Courtney, Edward CFC, Unknown," with the names of three schools. What readers...
Before his journey to Mexico, Pope Francis had a favor to ask. Before his first trip as pontiff to a place with more Catholics than any other Spanish-speaking country, where he will surely be mobbed by the thousands night and day, the pope requested something likely to be in short supply — a few...
The upcoming meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis is very important for the future of the Orthodox and Catholic churches, and can be already called an historic event, the Cuban Catholic Church s...
As a member of the Knights of Columbus at All Saints Catholic Church, I can tell you that the quote in the AJC is correct; the Friday night fish fry is very busy but the service is incredible. At one point last year we were serving a...Show More Summary
Catholic bishops who suspect clerical child abuse need not report it to police.
Post by Liz Alterman. This news isn't surprising, and yet it's shocking and appalling at the same time. Newly appointed Catholic bishops were told by French Monsignor Tony Anatrella that they don't have to report clerical child abuse. Show More Summary
Although I was raised in the Catholic Church, I am not a practicing Catholic. The few times I have been in a house of worship in the past two decades involved either a wedding, a christening, or my mother’s funeral in 1995. Therefore, no one was more surprised than me to find myself at Trinity […]
'...attempts to change the traditional understanding of athletic competition to allow biological males to compete against biological females (or vice-versa) would absolutely endanger the purpose of Catholic athletic programs.'
Six cloistered Catholic nuns, living nearly their entire lives praying behind the walls of an Alaska monastery, have embraced a new pro-life initiative. The Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Anchorage recently completed an inaugural batch of tiny handcrafted baby booties for a local crisis pregnancy center. The center will give the miniature shoes to women […]
MEXICO CITY -- Expectations are running high for Pope Francis' first visit to Mexico, the Spanish-speaking country with the largest Catholic population. Between his arrival in Mexico City on the evening of Feb. 12 and his departure from...Show More Summary
Catholic bishops who suspect clerical child abuse need not report it to police. That's apparently the opinion of the Vatican, spelled out in a training document for newly appointed bishops. "According to the state of civil laws of each country where reporting is obligatory, it is not necessarily the duty...
Common concern for Christian persecution in the Middle East prompts first meeting between Catholic and Orthodox primates since 1054. For the first time since the Christian church split into West and East in 1054 over issues of papalShow More Summary
Newly ordained Catholic bishops are now being told that they are not required to tell police about allegations of child sex abuse within the Church. The new guidelines were written by a man named Tony Anatrella, a French monsignor and psychotherapist whose views on “gender theory,” the belief that homosexuality is dangerous for children, allegedly... Show More Summary
A retired Catholic priest who heard the last confession of a South Texas beauty queen before she was raped and murdered more than five decades ago has been arrested in connection with her slaying. The grisly incident occurred in Texas...Show More Summary
The Vatican has told new Catholic bishops that they have no obligation to report clerical child abuse, according to reports. During a presentation for newly appointed bishops, French Monsignor Tony Anatrella said they don’t have a duty to report abuse because it should be the responsibility of victims and their families to go to the police. Show More Summary
The Catholic Church has been criticized for doing too little to fight murderous cartels in Mexico. Will Pope Francis change that?
No car chases. No fistfights. Not even an illicit affair. The makers of "Spotlight" stuck to the facts, believing the unvarnished story of Boston Globe reporters uncovering the sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church would be compelling enough. "In many ways, the film is a study of...
Practicing Christians in the UK have now become a minority, just like the persecuted Roman Catholics after the reformation, according to two top clerics.
Lent began yesterday. If you’re Catholic, or just like to challenge yourself to abstain from something once a year, you might be giving up sugar for the next 40 days. Here’s how that might affect your brain. Read more...