Parents of public school students in the state of Tennessee are becoming increasing concerned about the indoctrination of their children into Islam and have put up enough of a fuss to get the state to review its social studies standards.
The U.S. Embassy in Italy is warning Americans traveling in Italy to avoid certain locations that have been identified as potential terrorist targets with St. Peter’s Basilica being at the top of the list.
In a homily delivered at a Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral this week, the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois, told the terror-stricken faithful that they have two options with which to deal with the stress of terror – the “tranquilizers” of this world of the “God of life”.
he Vatican has put to rest rumors that Blessed Teresa of Calcutta will be canonized at some time during the Holy Year of Mercy, saying only that the Pope still needs to approve a miracle attributed to her intercession.
One of the many fruits of the Fall General Assembly of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore is a newly approved statement on pornography that examines its effects on men, women, marriages and families and provides catechesis as well as words of hope and encouragement to those who are struggling with pornography use or are trying to help loved ones escape the grips of this modern-day scourge.
A Catholic church in Buffalo has been ordered by the bishop to remove a sign posted on its marquee saying that “Jesus had 2 dads and he turned out just fine” after receiving complaints from parishioners.
Two former members of a Vatican commission were taken into custody this past weekend for leaking confidential information about Pope Francis’ pontificate which will be published in two soon-to-be released books.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Get ready for another episode of “What did the Pope really say?” after the media once again (mis)quotes Pope Francis and claims that he told an Italian journalist that “all the divorced who ask will be admitted” to Communion.
The Synod of Bishops on the Family closed yesterday after delegates reached a two-thirds majority vote on a final document that affirms Church teaching on all aspects of the family, including the denial of communion for the divorced and remarried and opposition to same-sex marriage.