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  • Official says Catholic cemeteries have ‘huge opportunity to evangelize’

    Oct 31, 2014 7:48

    Official says Catholic cemeteries have ‘huge opportunity to evangelize’

    (CNS) Beyond their traditional roles as predictably quiet and often-beautiful places, “cemeteries have a huge opportunity to evangelize and a responsibility to stand for what the church represents,” said Andrew Schafer, executive director for Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Cemeteries in […]

     
  • Halloween really IS evil, says Vatican, and should be replaced with HOLYWEEN

    Oct 31, 2014 7:03

    Halloween really IS evil, says Vatican, and should be replaced with HOLYWEEN

    (Daily Mail) The Catholic Church has called for Halloween to be scrapped and replaced with ‘Holyween’ – a night in which children would attend prayer vigils and dress up as saints. The Vatican’s first official conference of exorcists warned of […]

     
  • Why I Am A Catholic

    Oct 30, 2014 1:03

    Why I Am A Catholic

    (NY Times) Of all the columns I imagined writing when I started out at this job, it’s safe to say that Sunday’s piece, in which I suggested that conservative Catholics should “resist” their pope if he seems intent on leading […]

     
  • The Crisis That Changed Pope Francis

    Oct 30, 2014 0:45

    The Crisis That Changed Pope Francis

    (Newsweek) He was not what she was expecting, in several ways. The man who would one day be Pope Francis had come to hold a service far from the grandeur of the great cathedral of Buenos Aires. He had travelled […]

     
  • Vatican defrocks 3 priests over sexual misconduct

    Oct 29, 2014 0:31

    Vatican defrocks 3 priests over sexual misconduct

    (Enquirer) The Vatican defrocked three Greater Cincinnati priests Tuesday because of sexual misconduct with children that occurred more than a decade ago. The decision permanently removes the men from the priesthood and is the final step in the Roman Catholic […]

     
  • Pope Francis says evolution is real and God is no wizard

    Oct 29, 2014 0:10

    Pope Francis says evolution is real and God is no wizard

    (The Washington Post) Delivering an address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Pope Francis continued his habit of making provocative, seemingly progressive statements. The pontiff appeared to endorse the theory of the Big Bang and told the gathering at the […]