Amy Berg, whose Catholic Church sex abuse doc DELIVER US FROM EVIL was Oscar-nominated, has been on the story for years.
On Thursday, the Roman Catholic leader defied a traditional rule as he washed and kissed the feet of 12 people.
Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.
'Tis the season for bloodletting in the Philippines: Many Filipino devotees perform religious penance during the week leading up to Easter Sunday as a form of worship and supplication, a practice discouraged by Catholic bishops, butShow More Summary
The protests against the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela have taken a Christian turn this week as the mostly Catholic nation celebrates its greatest holiday. Students in Caracas yesterday performed the series of prayers known as the Stations of the Cross dedicated to a democratic nation, with prayers for an end to socialism. Show More Summary
For the love of fact-checking! On April Fool’s, UK website Independent Catholic News published an item, complete with hilarious photo (at right), about a hawk enlisted by the Vatican to help tend to aviary security matters. On AprilShow More Summary
The center of the universe might be closer than you think -- in fact, it might be right under your feet. A conservative Catholic crank, Robert Sungenis, is now resurrecting the long-discredited geocentric model in a bizarre movie called...Show More Summary
If were to walk around Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, you might see a giant 14-foot cross and image of Jesus put up by a Christian group: It's legal. They requested and received permission to do it. But that means everyone else gets to join in the fun! Which is why the Metropolitan Chicago chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up its own display yesterday:
An 18-year-old senior at a Catholic high school in Queens, N.Y., was told she won't be allowed to bring her boyfriend — an alum of the school — to prom because he's transgender. Featured Image: read more
by The Editors Editor's note: Paul Eagle, spokesman for Catholic Relief Services, provided this statement to LifeSiteNews in response to questions after Jhpiego, one of CRS' pro-abortion partners, received the UN Population Award. Thank you for your letting us know about the award to Jhpiego and for your interest…
I don’t know much about the Devil in the traditional sense. I haven’t been to Catholic school, I don’t think I’ve been baptized or confirmed. I’m, at my most optimistic, an agnostic. But I do believe in being possessed by The Devil. I’ll explain why in a second. Tangentially, I also believe in The Devil’s [...]
Students Expelled For Waving Confederate Flag And Posing In Blackface Four white Long Island high school students have been rightfully expelled for the school year after two of them they showed up on school grounds waving a confederate flag while
In his latest podcast, James is joined by Ed West, columnist for the Spectator, deputy editor of the Catholic Herald, and, most importantly, world expert on Game of Thrones. First, is Britain the world's most sexist (not sexiest) country? Some daft UN Human Rights apparatchik thinks so. Show More Summary
by Kirsten Andersen BALTIMORE, MD, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-abortion grantee of Catholic Relief Services has been announced as the winner of the 2014 United Nations Population Award. The award is given to organizations that demonstrate outstanding effectiveness in population control efforts,…
The premise of Ira Sachs' sixth feature, Love Is Strange, recalls a type of story we read in the news with increasing frequency: George (Alfred Molina) marries his husband Ben (John Lithgow) and loses his job teaching at a Catholic school as a result. Show More Summary
Getting married in the Catholic church comes with a few requirements, which include completing all of the marriage preparations. Photo from Women Living Well Ministries The timing for this doesn’t get started until six months out from your chosen wedding … read more
Protests are underway after Bishop Ford students found out on Monday that the 50+ year old Catholic high school on 19th Street in Windsor Terrace was being shut down due to low enrollment and no money. If you'd like...
For the third year running, students at Wyoming Catholic College met on Wednesday of Holy Week to sing the traditional Tenebrae office for Maundy Thursday. The schola led the chanting and the faithful in the pews joined in the antiphonal psalmody. Show More Summary
Archdiocese Of Portland's Father Michael T. Patrick has been arrested for attempted to lure a 14 year-old girl into his car on the streets of Vancouver. Patrick, 57, is being held in the Los Angeles County Jail after being arrested as he returned from a trip to Australia. Show More Summary
Hey isn’t that… Actress Susan Sarandon, her mother Lenora Marie Criscione and a few others dining at Passionfish in Reston, Va., on Tuesday night. According to our tipsters, Sarandon, who graduated from Catholic University in 1968, and her group of five were tucked away at a private corner table. They entered through the restaurant’s discreet side door, […]