Pope Francis delivered tough criticism of the Catholic Church just hours before he became pontiff, according to one insider account. Cardinal Jaime Ortega of Havana claims that Francis issued a strong
Boston College has threatened to take disciplinary action against the student group Boston College Students for Sexual Health (BCSSH) for establishing "Safe Sites" across their campus that provide condoms,
Prominent U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan acknowledged Easter Sunday that the Catholic Church needs to forge a better relationship with the gay and lesbian community. “We gotta do better to see that our defense
The newly elected pope's focus on the poor and the marginalized has instilled great faith among many Catholic women. They hope the papacy of Pope Francis will promote a leading role for women in the church.
Why Does Glenn Beck Think Pope Francis Could Be One of the Best Popes in the Catholic Church’s History?
There is no doubt, Pope Francis I is a spiritual leader who deeply cares about those less fortunate and believes that the church should, just as the priests who vow to serve God, be as poor as those who
By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) In his first general audience since his election to the papacy, Pope Francis on Wednesday (March 27) urged Catholics to leave their comfort
Catholic League On Bill Maher's 'Anti-Catholic' Jokes: Time Warner Must Have 'A Serious Talk' With Him
The Catholic League is mad as hell and they aren't going to take it anymore. Bill Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time", has apparently made one too many jabs at the expense of Catholics, particularly priests,
By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Every Christian knows the story: Jesus was crucified on Good Friday and rose from the dead on Easter Sunday. But what did he do on Saturday? That question has
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