Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Mr. Family Values Bill O’Reilly Loses Custody of Kids After Allegedly Beating their Mother By
As a self-proclaimed “one-percenter” who spent his career chastising delinquent fathers, Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly recently lost custody of his children after a New York appeals court ruled that his kids no longer want to...
Pope Urges Catholic Church To Disavow Conservatism And Fundamentalism By
Pope Francis called on the Catholic church on Tuesday to stop clinging to conservatism and fundamentalism as a defensive response to the problems it is facing, and said the church ought to be “bruised, hurting and dirty” instead of obsessed with money and power. The...
Vatican Keeps Pro-Gay Language In Italian Report, Removes It From English Translation By
Just days after a group of Catholic leaders made waves for publishing a report that used unusually inclusive language to refer to homosexuality, the Vatican is attempting to walk back the statements by altering an English translation of the document and editing out affirming...
Dogma Days: Religion Encroaching On Human Rights By
Is religion affecting our ability to ensure every man, woman and child is afforded their basic human rights? It’s a question religious scholars, constitutional lawyers and human rights advocates are pondering as the U.S. government prepares to decide in the next few months...
A Liberal Pope Confronts Conservative Pharisees By
The Lord works in mysterious ways. And it seems that for many of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics the ascent of Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the chair of St. Peter is something of a godsend – a liberal Pope. Although the jury is still out on Pope Francis as to just how...
INTERVIEW: Mexican Priest Threatened For Helping Migrants By
  Father Alejandro Solalinde Guerra is a Mexican Catholic priest. He was deeply touched by the conditions that thousands of Central American migrants face when they ride the train northward to the United States through Mexico, where they are often the victims of criminal...
Dominican Cardinal: Vatican Will Probe Ex-Envoy By
The Dominican Republic’s Catholic archbishop has confirmed that the Vatican will investigate the country’s recently removed papal envoy over allegations of child sex abuse. Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez told reporters late Tuesday that Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski...
Sign Of The Cross-Pollination: Catholic Church Endorses GMOs As Cure For Hunger By
Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are the answer to ending world hunger, at least according to the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI. According to a 2009 WikiLeaks cable from the U.S. embassy in the Vatican, it was discovered that “Vatican...
Roman Catholic And Coptic Orthodox Christian Popes Pray Together By
VATICAN CITY — Two popes prayed together Friday at the Vatican, one Catholic and one Orthodox, in a sign of improving ties following the election of new leaders for both churches. Pope Francis welcomed the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Pope Tawadros II,...
Catholic Church, FBI Blame Cult For Perpetuating Drug War By
The Vatican and Mexico are debating the merits of a cult operating under the guise of Christianity — one that the FBI has deemed a dark religion playing a role in drug-related violence that has led to the deaths of more than 70,000. At the forefront of the debate...