Roman Catholic Church News
News on Roman Catholic Church continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | ConWebBlog
CNSNews.com has a habit of demanding that Catholics in public life put their religion ahead of their country.
Do you value American lives more than foreign lives?
Should PBS receive government funding?
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Barring intervention by an appellate court, depositions and other records from the child molestation lawsuit against the Rev.
8 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time... A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Chincoteague Beacon
The Maryland Catholic Church lost more than 100,000 members between 2000 and 2010 according to the U.S. Religion Census, but a more direct and humble approach by Pope Francis is drawing mostly favorable reviews inside and outside the church, leading many to believe he may help re-energize the faithful.
17 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
Hayward police on Monday announced the arrest of a 29-year-old Catholic afterschool aide after allegedly having a relationship with a then 12-year-old boy, who was a student at the school in a relationship that lasted two years.
Lamenting the "throwaway culture" the world lives in now, Pope Francis said, "The victims of such a culture are precisely the weakest and most fragile human beings - the unborn, the poorest people, sick elderly people, gravely disabled peoplea who are in Lamenting the "throwaway culture" the world lives in now, Pope Francis said, "The victims of ... (more)
They will include an audit of the response by Christian Brothers over the past 38 years to allegations of child sexual abuse in day schools.
Pope Francis denounced the "global scandal" of hunger on Monday, calling for an international "wave of prayer" to bring attention to the plight of the needy and homeless.
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence weighed in on Nelson Mandela's death by calling his support for abortion "shameful."
Child welfare advocates have sent a letter to the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston asking him to back legislation that would extend the time that victims of childhood sexual abuse could file lawsuits.
Sean Houlihan and Natalie Ferland told the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune they were both terminated from Lawrence Catholic Academy just before Thanksgiving for violating their contracts.
Caleb Howe at The Right Scoop posted video of leftist talker Thom Hartmann on his Russia Today TV program "The Big Picture" arguing with two conservatives that you can't love Jesus and be a Republican.
Mary Sue Barnett lay prostrate Sunday before members of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests and others laid their hands on her in solemn reverence and prayer.
Pope Francis has become the latest figure in Rome's wax museum with a statue depicting the pontiff smiling in the iconic moment when he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica after his election.
"This clearly violates the freedom of religion. ... so it's clearly unconstitutional," said Msgr.
Queen of Angels Catholic parish in Riverside has been raising money for 15 years to build a new church.
Adam Shaw, an editor for the Fox News website, has been taking a lot of heat, even from some conservatives, for a rip-roaring assessment of the pope's recent apostolic exhortation.