In September 2014, a 12-year-old black boy was suspended from a private Catholic school for “staring” at a white girl. The boy claimed that the two were engaged in a “staring contest,” and his parents took the dispute to court, hoping to have the suspension removed. Today an Ohio court ordered that it would instead be upheld. Read more...
'I think I know more about this subject than you, with all due respect,' Pelosi shot back at the reporter.
Brown, a lifelong Catholic and former Jesuit seminarian, announced he signed the legislation after thoroughly considering all opinions.
Before taking over as host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert was interviewed by Salt and Light -- a Catholic media foundation -- in anticipation of the arrival of Pope Francis in the United States. The host asked Colbert what he would...Show More Summary
Conservatives have fired the first shot in the culture battles Roman Catholic bishops are taking up at their synod on family issues at the Vatican this month, with Hungarian Cardinal Péter Erdo speaking out against gay relationshipsShow More Summary
Catholic Archbishop Blase Cupich has removed a popular suburban priest from the ministry because of an, "inappropriate relationship with an adult man." [ more › ]
For anyone who was counting along at home when Pope Francis gave the first address by a leader of the Catholic Church to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress last month, only four Supreme Court justices showed up (Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor). Show More Summary
Just a day after referring to gay marriage as a “passing fad” at the opening of the Catholic Church’s synod on the family, Pope Francis today told assembled clergymen that the Church must “move forward” beyond the many c… The post Pope Francis: Church Should ‘Move Forward’ From Controversies on Gay Issues appeared first on Towleroad.
5. A gay priest who came out of the closet and is getting the shaft. Now there's something you don't see every day: a priest smiling. If you thought the Catholic Church was becoming more liberal about sexuality, Pope Francis's (non)visit with Kim Davis should have changed your mind. Show More Summary
Conservative Catholics treat their faith like a game. We love our father. It makes no difference who the man is who is filling that role at the moment. “Il papa,” we call him in Italian. The dear Holy Father of Catholics the world over is, by definition, Catholic to the optimum degree. Show More Summary
Big news this week as "progressives" worldwide learned, to their utter shock and mournful consternation, that the pope is Catholic. Rumors are they will next examine wild bears, the woods and certain mysteries therein.
The three-week gathering of top Catholic leaders face a tough obstacle: enshrined church doctrine on marriage that alienates many faithful
One person who probably doesn’t refer to Pope Francis as “Cool Pope” like so many have called the notoriously less-bigoted-than-usual Catholic Church figurehead? Former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa, who was fired just before the...Show More Summary
An Ohio court has upheld the suspension of a 12-year-old black boy for staring at a white girl at school in what he called a “staring contest,” Fox 19 is reporting. The unidentified student was suspended from a private Catholic school, St. Gabriel Consolidated, in September of last...
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Oregon on Thursday, President Obama asks Americans to address the epidemic of mass shootings by turning to the ballot box. Fitchburg State University historian Ben Railton joins us to discuss the parallels between centuries of anti-Catholic sentiment in America.
Voice of the Family pleads with the pope and bishops 'to protect our families from the ravages of the culture of death.'
Pope Francis opened the Catholic Church’s synod on the family yesterday in Rome following a week in which an alleged meeting with Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis thrust Pope Francis and the Vatican headlong into the gay rights debate in… The post Pope Francis Defends Traditional Marriage Against ‘Passing Fads’ But Says Church Must Be Open appeared first on Towleroad.
Catholic League's Bill Donohue has criticized several American mainstream news publications for failing to mention in their coverage of the Oregon shooting last week that the victims were specifically killed because they identified themselves as Christians. Donohue also claimed President Barack Obama would have been more outraged if the victims were Muslims.
Pope Francis said Monday that the Church was “not a museum” but a place for progress, as members of a key synod started three weeks of debate aimed at reshaping Catholic teaching on the family. Francis urged a spirit of “solidarity, courage and humility” as the Catholic...
Fox News has a religion correspondent on the payroll, because whenever you’re discussing important issues of the day, it’s handy to have a rightwing lunatic appear in religious garb to explain why disagreeing with his political positions pretty much guarantees your non-stop one-way flight directly to hell. Show More Summary