- May 10, 2021
Germany’s powerful Catholic progressives are openly defying a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions by offering such blessings at services in about 100 different churches all over the country this week.
Nearly two months after being tapped as the new leader of the Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan, Bishop Christian Carlassare was attacked and shot by unidentified gunmen Sunday night, and is recovering.
A Scottish priest is being investigated by the police after threatening to poison a man’s dogs on a video that was circulated on Reddit.
Pope Francis on Sunday voiced apprehension over a recent Russian troop buildup near the border with Ukraine and called for efforts to ease tensions in the 7-year conflict in eastern Ukraine pitting Ukrainian forces against Russia-backed rebels.
A trio of survivors of sexual abuse are inviting the Catholic Church — from parishioners in the pews to the bishops who lead dioceses — to join them on their journey toward healing and reconciliation.
After a year without U.S. pilgrims, tourists and university students, some American expats in Rome have packed up and moved home. But others who teach at study abroad programs or work with pilgrims have expanded their services to a whole new clientele: People who have never visited the Eternal City and may never have the chance.
People get pets for all kinds of reasons, and those apply to priests as much as anyone.
Australian Cardinal Edward Cassidy died on Saturday at the age of 96.