A satanic group has announced they have been granted recognition as a church by the Internal Revenue Service.
In a statement published Thursday, the Massachusetts-based Satanic Temple said that they.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA
Washington D.C., Apr 25, 2019 / 04:10 pm (CNA).- The role of the laity is crucial to the Church’s efforts to combat clerical sex abuse, Archbishop of Allen Vigneron said Thursday morning.
Speaking.. CNA - Published
Portland, Ore., Apr 25, 2019 / 03:32 pm (CNA).- Pro-life advocates have lamented a federal judge’s preliminary injunction against the federal Protect Life Rule, which bars family planning funds for.. CNA - Published
Vatican City, Apr 25, 2019 / 04:04 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Thursday appointed Donald J. Hying the next bishop of Madison, Wis., following the death of Bishop Robert C. Morlino in November.
Hying,.. CNA - Published
Denver, Colo., Apr 25, 2019 / 03:51 am (CNA).- Do you remember the last poem you read, or heard?
Statistics *suggest* it has probably been since high school that the average American took the time.. CNA - Published
By Ed Condon
On Saturday night, the Church celebrated its most solemn and joyful liturgy.
As it does every year, the Vigil Mass of Easter began when the paschal candle was lit from a fire burning.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA
Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris has reminded French President Emmanuel Macron that Notre Dame is a Catholic church, in response to Macron’s public statements about the nation’s role in.. Catholic Culture - Published
Catholic churches in Sri Lanka have been closed indefinitely after the Easter Sunday bombings that claimed more than 300 lives. The country’s Catholics, who make up about 7% of the population, will.. Catholic Culture - Published
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 24, 2019 / 04:36 pm (CNA).- The Archbishop of Colombo says that government officials in Sri Lanka should be fired for failing to act on tips that terrorists attacks were.. CNA - Published
Vatican City, Apr 24, 2019 / 04:46 am (CNA).- To stop the spread of evil in the world, Catholics must go above and beyond, loving and forgiving others even when it is undeserved, Pope Francis urged.. CNA - Published
In a new survey, 50% of Americans say they belong to a church, synagogue, or mosque (down from 70% in 1999), and 77% say they are affiliated with a particular religion (down from 90%). “Twenty years.. Catholic Culture - Published
Several near-simultaneous blasts tore through three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the bloodiest outbreak of violence in the South Asian island state since the end of a.. Eurasia Review - Published
Monday night Trevor Noah joked about the tragedy in France. On second thought, it is not clear whether he thinks the Notre Dame fire was a tragedy at all. “Why doesn’t France ask for the Catholic.. Eurasia Review - Published
Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2019 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix called on a gathering of the nation’s Catholic leaders to stand up to the heresies of the modern age and defend the.. CNA - Published
Belfast, Northern Ireland, Apr 23, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- A Catholic church in Northern Ireland was desecrated with paint in the early hours of Easter Sunday morning, receiving disapproval from.. CNA - Published
Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2019 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- The National Catholic Prayer Breakfast heard an uncompromising call to holiness and the defense of every human life Tuesday, with speakers calling for a.. CNA - Published
Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena visited the recently bombed St. Sebastian’s Church on Tuesday to inquire into the present situation and inspect damages caused to the church.
On Easter.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Aykan Erdemir *
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkish government over the course of the last 16 years has demonstrated a mixed track record with regard to religious minorities, characterized both by.. Eurasia Review - Published
As the 300-foot spire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris tragically came tumbling down on live television last week, my thoughts ventured to the Nuseirat refugee camp, my childhood home in the Gaza.. Eurasia Review - Published
Father Martin Newell’s superior in the Passionist Order said, “We offer our support to Martin in his act of conscience and witness. As Catholics, Christians and Passionists, we are called to.. Catholic Culture - Published
In Paris, where Notre Dame burned this week, faithful congregants celebrated Easter. For many, it was bittersweet because they couldn't attend services at the famed cathedral. The rector says it may.. CBS News - Published
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 21, 2019 / 12:40 pm (CNA).- Religious and civil leaders have responded with condolences, prayer, and calls for justice after several explosions at churches and hotels in Sri.. CNA - Published
The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from round France and the sector commemorated the firefighters who stored Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a distinct Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction.. The News Articles - Published
They worship the same God, but the principles of their faith are different. Five hundred years after the Reformation, there are still painful divisions between Protestants and Catholics. Deutsche Welle - Published
PARIS - French Catholics on Sunday celebrated Easter mass in Paris in the shadow of the badly burned Notre-Dame Cathedral, praying that the landmark monument -- and along with it the entire Catholic.. Bangkok Post - Published
A statement issued in Jerusalem said the blasts were particularly sad as they "came while Christians celebrate Easter." "We pray for the souls of the victims and ask for speedy recovery of the injured,.. IndiaTimes - Published
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 21, 2019 / 01:45 am (CNA).- At least 100 people were killed in explosions Easter morning, detonated in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Hundreds more are reportedly.. CNA - Published
Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to live not for transient things like wealth and success but for.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Khaleej Times •SBS •Reuters •Newsmax
A crowd of Catholic faithful and spectators bore witness to a statue of the body of Christ being paraded from the centuries-old the Holy Rosary Church, also known as Kalawa, in Talat Noi. Once a year,.. Bangkok Post - Published
Tourists, devout Catholics and others are looking on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral, regretting that they can't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of a violent fire Newsday - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times
Denver, Colo., Apr 20, 2019 / 03:00 am (CNA).- Twenty years ago, two teenagers opened gunfire outside Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.
Their massacre was premeditated and devastating;.. CNA - Published
Hanoi, Vietnam, Apr 19, 2019 / 04:48 pm (CNA).- While the Stations of the Cross are a worldwide Lenten devotion for Catholics, the faithful in Vietnam have an additional practice that blends ancient.. CNA - Published