Little kids have 10 times the energy most adults have. Put them in contact with a famous person, and anything can happen. MountainButorac, a Catholic blogger, recently took his goddaughter to see Pope Francis II in Rome. And the lucky little one didn't just get to see him, she got close enough to receive a kiss from the head of the Catholic Church. Show More Summary
Via press release from Catholic League president Bill Donohue: The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Public Radio (NPR), and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), are all subsidized by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Show More Summary
A long-standing tradition at a Catholic high school in Illinois ensures no one gets turned down for prom. Dates are randomly assigned.
Pope Francis made headlines recently by suggesting a new openness to married priests, but this married priest sees some potential problems with the idea.
Moropoulou directed the work at the site. The Greek Orthodox, Armenian and Roman Catholic denominations share custody of the church, where tensions often run high over control of its various sectors. Disputes between the dominations have held up restoration work for more than 200 years. Show More Summary
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Catherine R. OsborneWhile admittedly sometimes the very last thing I want is more sources -- there are so many sources, I lament as I trim redundant quotes out of my current manuscript -- I also can't help but be excited by how many digitization projects are out there. Show More Summary
Twenty-five French bishops have been covering up scores of cases of sexual abuses by Catholic priests, French media revealed on Tuesday in a report reminiscent of the Spotlight investigation into clergy sex abuse.
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Is South African president Jacob Zuma scaring away investors? Has Pope Francis finally apologised for the part played by some Catholic clergy in the 1994 Rwandan genocide? And which is the happiest country in the world?
An Indian priest is recovering after being stabbed moments before the start of a Catholic church service in Australia. The attack against Rev. Tomy Kalathoor Mathew reportedly took place in front of parishioners on Sunday at St. Matthew’s...Show More Summary
Pope Francis has been a history-making pope in that he often acknowledges sins and failings of the Catholic church. He continued that tradition after speaking with Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, and asking for forgiveness for the role...Show More Summary
The event's Facebook page still says it's taking place at the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for the “sins and failings of the church and its members” that took place during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide on Monday after a meeting with Rwanda’s president. In Francis’ statement, after the 25-minuteShow More Summary
Twenty-five French bishops covered up sexual abuse of by 32 Catholic priests for years, an investigative website claims. The abuse, which continued after 2000 when the church claimed to have tackled the problem, affected 339 victims, it says.
Pope Francis met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the Vatican on Monday.
Catholic church was accused of being close to Hutu-led government in 1994 when 800,000 mostly Tutsis were killed.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis asked on Monday for forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the Church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide, saying the violence had "disfigured the face" of the Roman Catholic Churc...
More than half of France's population consider themselves Catholic but that means different things to different people. Studies have shown that practicing Catholics tend to vote on the right. And yet, there is no such thing as a "Catholic vote" in France. Show More Summary
Vandals have scrawled graffiti on a Catholic Church building in an organized crime stronghold where Italy's president joined Catholic anti-mafia crusaders to denounce mobsters as people "with no sense of … Click to Continue »