Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Fathers Are Guardians of the Family

May fathers remember that they image God in the measure that they give of themselves; and that they first give of themselves in the generation or procreation of a child, not incidentally to the sexual act, but rationally, desiring and willing the conception of a child. One of the most pressing questions for me on

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Read Pope Francis’ handwritten speech delivered to Cardinals on the eve of his election to the papacy

Pope Francis revealed a handwritten speech he delivered the night before he was elected Pope. The handwriting was tiny and written in Spanish. The message there made for a fascinating read and honors the reader with the knowledge that Pope Francis is living up to the expectations of then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergolgio. Before Pope Francis

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‘We apologize for all the wrongs the Church committed’ – Rwanda receives apology from bishops

When Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana’s plane was shot down in 1994, a minority group was targeted for genocide. Thousands of Tutsis, a minority group in Rwanda, sought refuge in Catholic and Protestant churches. Unbeknownst to the Tutsis, many priests, nuns and clergymen were more than willing to turn on the Tutsis in their time of

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Mark Wahlberg is set to play his most Catholic role ever

Well-known Hollywood movie star and Catholic, Mark Wahlberg is gearing up for his most Catholic role ever. Mark Wahlberg, alongside director David O Russell, is working on an inspirational biopic about Father Stuart Long, an American priest and former boxer, according to the Catholic Herald. “I think it’s an amazing, inspirational story, so David and

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5 popular celebrities who aren’t afraid of showing their faith

Practicing your faith and being in the limelight is not always an easy task, especially in a world where Christians and believers are persecuted for their faithful love of God. Despite facing paparazzi and crazed fans, there are quite a few Christians and Catholics embedded in Hollywood. Stephen Colbert is a devout Catholic. Stephen Colbert,

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5 Fallacies You Need to Know!

The word fallacy comes from the Latin word fallacia, which could be translated as “deception.” A fallacy is a misleading or unsound argument that can be either accidental or intentional. To demonstrate five common fallacies, I’d like to propose a deductive argument Premise 1: Jesus Christ established a church. Premise 2: The only church that can trace its

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Vatican working to re-establish dialogue with leading Sunni university

The Vatican and Sunni Islam’s leading institution of higher learning have begun looking for ways to restart formal dialogue. Acting on Pope Francis’s expressed desire, the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue was sending a top-level official to Cairo to visit al-Azhar University, the council said in a written press release on July 12. Spanish Bishop

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