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A group of Catholic priests in Poland recently burned books they considered sacrilegious, including those from the Harry Potter and Twilight series. A Catholic evangelical group “SMS from Heaven” posted pictures on its Facebook page showing Harry Potter books on […]

Everyone knows that one person in their church who praises God loudly on Sunday and then promptly forgets how to live a Christian life when they walk out the door. They talk about how people should be charitable and give […]

Kim Jong-un, the infamous totalitarian leader of North Korea, has officially invited Pope Francis to make a visit to the dictatorship’s capital of Pyongyang. The invitation is set to be personally delivered to the Vatican by Moon Jae-in, the president […]

Pope Francis believes that the devil is to blame for the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church and the issues dividing the Church. Francis is calling on Catholic around the world to recite a special prayer every day in […]

Pope Francis is at it again. The head of the Roman Catholic Church has suggested overturning centuries of tradition and allowing married men to become priests. This unexpected reform comes in response to a shortage of Catholic priests. Since 1965, […]

  American Christians may one day find themselves facing legal penalties simply for believing marriage can only exist between a man and a woman, a fate already suffered by believers in other countries, writes New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Perhaps one […]

By Elizabeth Tenety ~ from the Washington Post’s On Faith New York’s state’s Catholic bishops continue to blast the state’s passage of homosexual marriage this week, with one bishop calling on Catholic schools and other institutions to shun lawmakers in protest […]

  Pope Benedict XVI sent out his first-ever tweet today, announcing the launch of a new news site from the Vatican News Twitter account. A photo from the Vatican shows the Pontiff typing out the message himself. CLICK HERE to […]

By GORDON RUSSELL c. 2011 Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS (RNS) The religious order that runs the last remaining Catholic school in the country to use corporal punishment says it will no longer allow the practice, putting it in line […]

By NIELS SORRELLS c. 2011 Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has a lot of ground to cover when he heads back home to Germany this September, but thanks to a new popemobile from Mercedes, at least 30 […]