Catholic priests must resist ‘fashionable’ homosexuality or leave clergy – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has bemoaned the allure of “fashionable” homosexuality, stressing that gay priests must forever remain in the closet – or leave the Catholic Church. Read more The pontiff likens homosexuality to a modern – and apparently dangerous – trend in his new book, ‘The Strength of a Vocation’, which is set to be released […]

Can One Catholic Priest Put an End to 36 Years of War?

Father Angelo Romano is backed by a wall of books, fiddling with a white tassel — a rosary substitute, perhaps? I dare not ask because the 53-year-old Catholic priest, professor and peacemaker seems agitated, reluctant to waste time. Eventually, he settles, unfurling stories about mediating conflicts across Africa on behalf of the Sant’Egidio community. A […]

Pokemon Go news: Vatican launches new Pokemon – How to collect ALL the Catholic saints?

Pokemon Go has been downloaded 800 million times and raised approximately 1.5 billion in revenue since its 2016 launch. Many have naturally attempted to imitate the innovative explore and collect gameplay. Follow JC Go is arguably unique among the versions. For instead of catching monsters, the Christian religion-based game sees players begin a spiritual journey […]

Leading Catholic publication turns on Brett Kavanaugh, says his nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn

A leading Catholic publication said Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn. The move comes after a day of impassioned testimony from Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault. The editors of America Magazine, a leading Catholic publication, said if lawmakers move forward […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

‘I don’t deserve to be compared to Satan’ – Italy’s Salvini responds to Catholic critics

Euroskeptic Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has hit back at critics, after a Catholic magazine depicted him as Satan for his anti-immigration policies. “Vade Retro Salvini”, read the front cover of Famiglia Cristiana, a popular Catholic weekly. The cover depicted a hand resting on Salvini’s forehead, while the title was a play on the […]

Catholic Church fights new child sex abuse bills in Florida & Georgia as ‘unfair’

The Catholic Church is opposing new child sex abuse legislation in both Georgia and New York. One archbishop described proposed statute of limitations extensions for survivors to come forward as “extraordinarily unfair.” A legislative proposal known as the “Hidden Predator Act” (House Bill 605), to extend the statute of limitations for adult survivors of child […]

Catholic Church's exploitation of nuns for cheap labor exposed in Vatican publication

An official Vatican publication has exposed the widespread economic exploitation of nuns for cheap or free labor by the Catholic Church’s male hierarchy. It called for an immediate end to the servitude. ‘The (nearly) free work of the nuns’ was published in the March edition of Women Church World – the monthly magazine on women […]

Digital devotees: Catholic church installs card payments units (PHOTO)

Not to be left behind in the digital age, a Catholic church in France has installed card terminals to take donations from willing parishioners. This digital upgrade has been rolled out at the Saint-François de Molitor church in Paris. Devout Catholics can now simply tap their card on one of five wireless terminals circulated during […]

Georgetown student group targeted for promoting ‘hateful’ Catholic views on ‘sexual integrity’

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 23:42 A Catholic student group at Georgetown University has been accused by pro-choice activists of promoting hatred and intolerance for advocating a traditional view on marriage. If the organization is branded a “hate group,” it will lose its yearly funding of $ 250 from the university. Love Saxa, the student […]