Schism in the Orthodox Church: Russian Orthodox Cut Ties with Constantinople

In what is being called the greatest split in the Orthodox Church of modern history, the Russian Orthodox Church has officially cut ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate and are now in "schism" with each other.

Pope Francis Says That Having an Abortion Is like “Hiring a...

In an address to his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square, Pope Francis compared having abortion to "hiring a hitman to solve a problem."In an address to his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square, Pope Francis compared having abortion to "hiring a hitman to solve a problem."

Pope Francis Receives Invitation from Kim Jong-Un to Visit North Korea

The South Korean Presidential Office has announced that Pope Francis has received a formal invitation from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to visit their capital, Pyongyang.

Princess Removed From British Royal Line Of Succession After Becoming Catholic

After converting to Catholicism, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, a member of the Royal Family of Monaco, was removed from her distant position in the line of succession for the British Crown.

Could These Desert Ruins Found in Israel Prove the Story of...

The Book of Exodus tells perhaps the most iconic story found in the Bible, where Moses leads the Israelites away from slavery in Egypt. Could these recently discovered ruins near the Jordan river provide archaeological evidence for the Exodus?

Cardinal Wuerl Announces That He Will Ask Pope Francis To Accept...

In a statement published on the Catholic Standard, the Archdiocesan newspaper for Washington D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl announced that he will travel to Rome to meet with Pope Francis and ask him to accept his resignation as Archbishop.

Leaked Report Reveals Massive Catholic Clergy Abuse Scandal In Germany

According to a leaked document, between 1946 and 2014 in Germany, 1,670 Catholic clerics and priests sexually abused 3,677 minors, mostly underage males. The "strictly confidential" study...

Pope Francis Calls Unprecedented Meeting Of Bishops On Sex Abuse Scandal

In a statement released by the Vatican Press Office, Pope Francis has announced that he is summoning the presidents of the Bishops Conferences from around the world to discuss the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Church.

Pope Francis to New Bishops: “Just Say No to Abuse”

During a seminar last Saturday in the Vatican, Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops that they must work to fight abuse and the culture behind it: "just say no to abuse of power, conscience or any type."

Virgin Mary Statue in New Mexico “Weeps” Once Again

A bronze statue of the Virgin Mary in the small parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hobbs, New Mexico made famous for reportedly crying is once again miraculously weeping.

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