13 Oct 2015 News Vatican No comments

Method of teaching about family can alienate people, synod members say

US bishop spoke about the need to affirm Church teaching while accompanying all Catholics on the path to holiness Just like a family, the Catholic Church sho…

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22 Sep 2015 Americas News No comments

For Pope Francis in Cuba, even the pastoral becomes political

Halfway through his three-day trip to Cuba, which comes just ahead of a Sept. 22-27 visit to the United States, Pope Francis appeared to switch gears. He moved …

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03 Jun 2015 Articles Q&A Comments (1)

What does it mean to be a doctor of the Church? Who are the doctors of the Church?

RESPONSE: The doctors of the Church are certain men and women who are revered by the Church for the special value of their writings and preaching and the sancti…

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16 Aug 2016 Articles Comments (2)

Call No Man "Holy Father"!

The last few weeks have been quite eventful for us Catholics. Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world by announcing that he would be stepping down as head of the 1.…

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29 Sep 2016 Articles Comments (1)

If we want better bishops we must first look at our seminaries

Seminaries need to be replaced with a new way of training our priests That the Catholic Church needs a better way to select Bishops is a sentiment that every C…

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13 Jul 2016 Americas Asia-Pacific Middle East - Africa News USA Vatican No comments

Lesotho Church officials call for international intervention following shooting of journalist

The shooting of a newspaper editor in Lesotho is the latest in a series of attacks on government critics in the mountainous country surrounded by South Africa, …

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21 Apr 2016 United Kingdom No comments

MPs have voted unanimously to declare that ISIS is committing genocide against Christians

The motion calls on the Government to table a resolution at the UN Security Council MPs have voted unanimously to declare that ISIS is committing genocide ag…

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04 Jul 2015 Articles Comments (1)

What determines the morality of an act?

In moral theology, an act is the knowing choice of a human person. Each knowing choice is an act, and each act is subject to the eternal moral law. Some acts ar…

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28 Jan 2016 News USA No comments

Former slave Julia Greeley choosen as the local face of mercy for special jubilee Year of Mercy

Denver's Angel of Charity, Julia Greeley, was a well-known face on the streets of Denver. Born into slavery, at Hannibal, Missouri, sometime between 1833 and 18…

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Italian priest asked to leave town after remarks on pedophilia

An Italian priest who outraged the public by saying that children bear part of the responsibility for pedophilia has been asked to leave the town where he was serving.

Father Gino Flaim was suspended from priestly ministry soon after his remarks on a LA7 television broadcast. Now he has been asked to leave the parish in Trento immediately.



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