Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has made several negative comments about Pope Francis and the Catholic Church – So why is he suddenly writing the pontiff a letter of reconciliation? Duterte’s violent war on drugs has been a controversial point for the Catholic Church. Murder is certainly not condoned by the Church but Duterte refuses to
Would you spit on the cross if a weapon were held to your head? This was the choice offered to one Iraqi woman threatened by ISIS terrorists. As more territory is reclaimed from ISIS hands, stories of their atrocities are emerging. Most of the stories are shocking because of their cruelty. Nearly all of them
Many of the Vatican’s Cardinals were openly upset at the erection of a McDonald’s within sight of St. Peter’s Square – until the fast food chain revealed its charitable side. Many have celebrated the controversial chain after charity groups teamed up with McDonalds to help shelter and feed the homeless near the Vatican. An association
Chase Wall, a 33-year-old occult-obsessed meth addict, was arrested after beating his mother, stealing her car and leaving her for dead with a demon’s name inscribed on her bloody chest. Wall’s 66-year-old mother was discovered in a hotel room, unconscious, unresponsive and dripping blood. A police report explained: “Blood was running down the side of
Carrie Lou Rausch is a very grateful 108-year-old woman after her community rallied together to save her life For the last three years, Rausch has been living at the nursing home Sunrise on the Scioto in Columbus, Ohio. She lived in comfort and attributes her longevity to good nutrition and always keeping a positive outlook.
Jennifer Snowden, a cast member of Bravo’s reality show “Southern Charm,” has opened up about her faith, her son and her refusal to give under her doctor’s pressure to abort the tiniest love of her life. During a routine scan, Snowden learned her unborn child had a rare neural tube defect. He was diagnosed with
At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected upon the importance and power of prayer Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face of death and destruction, Pope Francis said. People often feel unworthy to turn to God when they are in need “as if it were a
Bishop Lopes says that a firm resolution to avoid grave sin is necessary before receiving Communion Bishop Steven Lopes, head of the American branch of the Ordinariate, has released a pastoral letter which reaffirms traditional Church teaching on Communion for the remarried. On Friday, the bishops of Malta stated that remarried people might find it “impossible"
The National Pilgrim Virgin Statue and Relics will arrive at Westminster Cathedral on February 18 Cardinal Nichols will crown Our Lady of Fatima and consecrate England to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during a Mass at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday February 18. The consecration will be a renewal of the original offering made by Cardinal
The law was passed in 1919 under pressure from the Ku Klux Klan A nun in Nebraska who teaches in a secondary school has been told that she is not allowed to wear her habit in the classroom. 37-year-old, Sister Madeleine Miller, was shocked to learn that, under a little-known law nearly a century old,