- Oct 29, 2020
Catholic and Evangelical leaders are banding together to save the nuclear weapons treaty that bars escalation between Russia and the United States, before the agreement expires early next year.
SANTA FE, Argentina – Known for his advocacy on the care of the planet, Pope Francis on Sunday was at it again, expressing his closeness to those in the United States and South America who’re suffering from the devastation of natural and man-caused fires. His words echo pleas made by
Although the thought of standing with throngs of people for hours at a time seems foreign now in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it was something tens of thousands of Catholics were happy to do in Washington, New York and Philadelphia when Pope Francis made his visit to the United States five years ago.
The host of a new podcast documenting the clerical sexual abuse crisis in the United States has said the message those behind it want to send is that while important steps have been taken, it is far from over.
As Catholics around the world celebrated Pentecost Sunday, bishops and bishops’ conferences released messages to mark the occasion. Though most were heavily influenced by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the tone varied depending on what “phase” of pandemic their regions are in.
One expert has said that when it comes to Pope Pius XII and the controversy surrounding his actions during the Second World War, his actions are far less appealing to historical scholars than the reasons why he chose to do what he did.