• Family slaying in Mexico not Catholic-on-Protestant, official says

    Family slaying in Mexico not Catholic-on-Protestant, official says

    • Jun 13, 2016

    Local officials say the killing of eleven members of a Mexican family Thursday night, including five women, four men and two girls, may have been related to tensions between Evangelicals and Catholics, although the mayor said it’s also possible it was a family rivalry.

  • Pope’s outreach to Protestants to hit new heights in Sweden

    Pope’s outreach to Protestants to hit new heights in Sweden

    • Jun 1, 2016

    ROME—Pope Francis’ outreach to the Protestant world will hit new heights this fall, when he makes a two-day trip to Sweden to participate in ecumenical events marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The trip, scheduled for Oct. 31-Nov 1, will be a two-city stop, according to information released

  • Tennessee bishop opposes making Bible ‘state book’

    Tennessee bishop opposes making Bible ‘state book’

    • Apr 6, 2016

    If a group of Tennessee lawmakers have their way, the Bible is set to become the state’s official book. By a vote of 19 to 8, the state senate passed HB0615 Monday, which would dub “the Holy Bible as the official state book.” Supporters say the measure recognizes the book’s

  • Trump wasn't the only one disappointed in the pope’s Mexico trip

    Trump wasn't the only one disappointed in the pope’s Mexico trip

    • Feb 22, 2016

    By virtually any standard, Pope Francis’ recent trip to Mexico, which began with a brief stop in Cuba to meet the Russian Orthodox Patriarch, was a triumph. Large crowds showed up everywhere he went, and the visit drew saturation coverage, especially with the pontiff’s dust-up at the end with Donald Trump.

  • Should Pope Francis celebrate the Reformation?

    Should Pope Francis celebrate the Reformation?

    • Feb 11, 2016

    Almost 500 years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, German monk Martin Luther strode up to the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg and nailed his 95 Theses for debate. He was attacking widespread abuses in the Catholic Church: Simony, nepotism, usury, pluralism, and the sale of indulgences. The anniversary

  • Why don’t Catholics read the Bible?

    Why don’t Catholics read the Bible?

    • Nov 17, 2015

    The independent fundamentalist church I went to as a boy gave me a fantastic amount of Bible knowledge. There were Bible drills in Sunday School, Bible memory contests, and Bible quizzes, not to mention a complete grounding in all the characters and exciting stories from the Bible. As I got