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Amy Coney Barrett Defends Her Pro-Life Beliefs: It’s the ‘Position of the Catholic Church’

Amy Coney Barrett Defends Her Pro-Life Beliefs: It's the 'Position of the Catholic Church' Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday stood by her signing of a newspaper pro-life ad and her membership in a faculty pro-life group, although she did not disclose to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee how she may rule in... Read more

Women in Britain Urge the Catholic Church Not to Use the ESV Bible at Mass

Women in Britain Urge the Catholic Church Not to Use the ESV Bible at Mass A group of Catholic women in Britain are supporting an online petition that asks the Church of England and Wales to reverse the decision to use the gender-exclusive English Standard Version of the Bible instead of the Jerusalem Bible translation... Read more

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett is Part of the Catholic Charismatic ‘People of Praise’ | RELEVANT

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barretts affiliation with obscure Catholic charismatic community People of Praise is sure to come up during senate confirmation hearings that start today, in particular because of the organizations ultraconservative views on women. But others say scrutinizing Barretts beliefs and relationship to the organization would be anti-religious bigotry. People of Praise... Read more

Catholic Church thanks Government for ‘lifeline’ heritage fund

An external view of Westminster Cathedral, in central London.Photo: Westminster CathedralThe Government's Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage has thrown historic churches a "lifeline", the Catholic Church has said. The first major tranche of grants from the Government's 1.57bn fund include the Catholic Bishops' Conference, which is to receive 3m.  The Most Rev George Stack, Chair... Read more

Catholic priest among the hostages freed in Mali

Father Pierluigi Maccalli says mass in Niger(DR)An alliance of Islamist militant groups with links to al-Qaeda in the West African country Mali released four hostages, including an Italian Catholic priest, who had been held captive for years, according to reports. The Group for Support to Islam and Muslims, an alliance comprising jihadist groups aligned with... Read more

Biden says Catholic faith ‘motivates everything’

(Photo: CNBC)The campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden has touted his religious beliefs in a series of new advertisements released last week that will target religious television and radio outlets, in the hopes of appealing to religious voters. The first two video commercials, both posted on YouTube on Sept. 28... Read more

‘Discrimination Against Faith’: Catholic Leaders Call Out Quebec Government for Limiting Church Attendance

'Discrimination Against Faith': Catholic Leaders Call Out Quebec Government for Limiting Church Attendance Earlier this week, Quebecs Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dub, announced that churches and places that serve alcohol must lower their capacity to no more than 50 people, according to The Christian Post.Areas hit hard by COVID, such as Montreal... Read more

3 Reasons Evangelicals Shouldnt Become Roman Catholic

The much-publicized “reversion” of formerChristianity Today editor Mark Galli (he’d been baptized in the Roman Catholic Church as a child) quite naturally leads thoughtful sons and daughters of the Reformation to evaluate the biblical and theological support beams of their faith. After all, if someone who’d ascended to the summit of an evangelical magazine founded... Read more

University debating society cancelled, then uncancelled Catholic reporter over her LGBT views

Caroline Farrow(Photo: ITV)The debating society at the University of Exeter has reversed its decision to cancel a Catholic reporter because of her views on homosexuality.  Caroline Farrow was invited to debate sex worker Charlotte Rose via Zoom last Friday on the motion 'sex work is real work'.  On Thursday, Ms Farrow was notified by email that... Read more

SNP must allow members to disagree on abortion and transgender ideology – Catholic Church

Lonely: Dr Lisa Cameron is one of the few SNP MPs to have consistently voted against pro-abortion measures.The Catholic Church in Scotland has accused the SNP of discriminating against party members who oppose abortion and gender fluidity.  Anthony Horan, director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office in Scotland, told The Times that pro-life members like Dr Lisa... Read more

Pew: Evangelical Teens ‘Far More Likely’ to Practice Faith than Mainline and Catholic Teens

Pew: Evangelical Teens 'Far More Likely' to Practice Faith than Mainline and Catholic Teens Teenagers whose parents attend evangelical or Catholic churches are far more likely to maintain the religious identity of their parents than are teens whose parents attend a mainline Protestant church, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.The poll also showed... Read more

Repent of Democratic Support or ‘Face the Fires of Hell,’ Catholic Priest Warns

Repent of Democratic Support or 'Face the Fires of Hell,' Catholic Priest Warns Father James Altman, a pastor from St. James the Less Catholic parish in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, is urging Catholics not to support the Democratic Party, which he labeled as godless.According to Religion News Service, Altmans remarks were made in a video that was... Read more

Biden Is a Catholic In Name Only and Is Radically Pro-Abortion, Lou Holtz Says

Biden Is a Catholic In Name Only and Is Radically Pro-Abortion, Lou Holtz Says Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz endorsed President Trumps re-election during this weeks Republican National Convention, yet it was his words about Democratic nominee Joe Biden that drew the most attention.Holtz, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame,... Read more

5 Faith Facts about Vice President Mike Pence: A ‘Born-Again, Evangelical Catholic’

Emily McFarlan Miller | Religion News Service | Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (RNS) Vice President Mike Pence has described himself as "a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order."That has made Pence pretty popular with conservative evangelical Christians not just as vice president, but also as a U.S. congressman and governor of Indiana... Read more

ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital for Not Performing Transgender Surgery

ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital for Not Performing Transgender Surgery A transgender individual whose hysterectomy surgery was canceled by a Catholic hospital due to religious objections sued the medical institution last week, alleging discrimination and violations of constitutionally protected rights.Jesse Hammons, who was born female but identifies as male, was scheduled to undergo a... Read more

Under New Rules, LA Catholic Schools No Longer Able to Resume in-Person Classes

Under New Rules, LA Catholic Schools No Longer Able to Resume in-Person Classes LOS ANGELES (RNS) Catholic schools in Los Angeles county must now resume the fall year using distance learning, delaying previous plans to reopen their doors for in-person classes.The Department of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles made this... Read more

In Los Angeles, Catholic Schools Plan to Resume In-Person Classes, While Public Schools Go Online

In Los Angeles, Catholic Schools Plan to Resume In-Person Classes, While Public Schools Go Online LOS ANGELES (RNS) While Los Angeles public schools will remain online this fall, Catholic schools in the county still plan to reopen their doors for in-person classes.The Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Wednesday (July 15) told Religion News... Read more

Evangelical, Catholic Leaders Say Trump Has Left Persecuted Christians in Danger

Evangelical, Catholic Leaders Say Trump Has Left Persecuted Christians in Danger (RNS) For years, Donald Trump and administration officials have championed protecting religious freedom abroad including for Christians persecuted for their faith as a key foreign policy goal.But according to a new report released Friday (July 10) from two Christian groups, the president... Read more

No singing for now, Catholic churches told

Vincent NicholsReutersCatholic leaders have written to churches to tell them that singing is off the cards for now as they prepare to re-open after months of lockdown.  Churches across the country are preparing to resume public worship from 4 July as the Government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. But in a message to parishes in... Read more

Can the Roman Catholic Church Survive Two Popes?

[ad_1] Few couldve imagined the chaos that ensued after Pope Benedict XVI resigned in 2013: his resignation left the Roman Catholic Church with one reigning pope (Francis) and a former residing pope (Benedict) who nonetheless speaks, acts, and intervenes in ecclesiastical issues. There have been early hints that two residing popes would trigger confusion, if... Read more

Report: The Catholic Church Might Quickly Face Hundreds of New Sexual Abuse Claims | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Throughout the nation, fifteen completely different states have determined to quickly remove the statute of limitations for making authorized claims of sexual abuse. Because the Related Press is reporting that might imply that the Catholic Church could quickly face hundreds of latest allegations of abuse by members of the clergy. Due to... Read more

Jury Convicts 7 Catholic Pacifists of Breaking Into Nuclear Submarine Base

[ad_1] Through RNS A federal jury on Thursday (Oct. 24) convicted seven Catholic peace activists of three felonies and a misdemeanor for breaking right into a nuclear submarine base in Kings Bay, Georgia, final 12 months. They now resist 25 years in jail every for breaking into the U.S. Navy base that homes six Trident... Read more