Featured Posts

  • Zika tests Catholic position on birth control

    Feb 8, 2016 7:31

    Zika tests Catholic position on birth control

    (CNN) Zika-infected mosquitoes aren’t just causing medical problems, they’re creating a theological conundrum for the Roman Catholic Church, according to priests and other experts. The church has long forbidden nearly every form of birth control, but health officials in some […]

     
  • Pope Francis visit to celebrate Mexico’s indigenous church

    Feb 8, 2016 7:21

    Pope Francis visit to celebrate Mexico’s indigenous church

    (AP) Pope Francis’ visit to the heavily indigenous Mexican state of Chiapas appears aimed at celebrating the region’s “Indian church,” a mix of Catholicism and indigenous culture once considered a thorn in the side of standard liturgy by the Vatican. […]

     
  • Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    Feb 1, 2016 5:40

    Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    (UCAN) Pope Francis urged Catholics in Asia to commit to “respectful dialogue” with followers of other religions in a video message at the closing Mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City on Jan. 31. “This prophetic witness […]

     
  • Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    Feb 1, 2016 5:26

    Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    (Crux) Pope Francis will hold a prayer service at the border when he visits Mexico next month, and among the participants will be migrants — some undocumented — gathered just 65 feet away on the US side of the divide. […]

     
  • Pope to the proud and powerful: Help the poor, or you’ll go to hell

    Jan 29, 2016 4:22

    Pope to the proud and powerful: Help the poor, or you’ll go to hell

    (Crux) In his annual Lenten message, Pope Francis warned the “proud, rich, and powerful” that if they ignore the poor at their door — who represent Christ himself — they’ll end up in the solitude of hell. The pope’s annual […]

     
  • Why Catholic leaders don’t endorse presidential candidates

    Jan 29, 2016 4:13

    Why Catholic leaders don’t endorse presidential candidates

    (Crux) With just days left before Iowa casts the first votes in the presidential nominating contests, Republican candidates have been crisscrossing the state touting their Christian bona fides, appealing to the group of voters who could make or break several […]

     
 

Recent Comments