Rainbow flag being burned
October 1st, 2018

A Catholic priest has been removed from his Chicago parish after performing an exorcism on a rainbow flag, cutting it into pieces, and burning it with the help of like-minded parishioners. Did the church have a choice? Continue reading

Small crowd to see Pope Francis speak
August 28th, 2018

Disappointing turnouts across Ireland during Pope Francis’ recent trip has the Catholic Church on its heels. Will the ongoing clergy abuse scandal spell the downfall of the Church, or will Pope Francis find a way to right the ship? Continue reading

Black Catholic girl with dreads
August 24th, 2018

A viral video captures the moment an 11-year-old Catholic student is sent home because her hairstyle violated school dress code. The incident angered activists, who insist the policy is racially motivated. Continue reading

Pope death penalty announcement
August 2nd, 2018

In a definitive statement, Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is wrong in all cases – no matter how severe the crime committed. Experts point out that this announcement will place U.S. officials of Catholic faith in a bind. Continue reading

Catholic priest slaps child
June 21st, 2018

A baptism ceremony took a dark turn when a Catholic priest appeared to lose his temper with a crying baby. To the shock of everyone involved, the frustrated priest proceeds to slap the child across the face. Continue reading

Pope Francis speaking in Hell
April 3rd, 2018

An Italian journalist set the media world ablaze last week when he reported that Pope Francis personally told him that “hell does not exist” during a private meeting. Scrambling, the Vatican press office quickly refuted reports that the pope denies one of the main tenants of the Catholic faith – eternal damnation. They insist the published transcript was not “a faithful transcription of the Holy Father’s words.” Continue reading

Gay Catholic teacher marries partner
February 19th, 2018

Wedding bells on the weekend, fired first thing Monday morning. Not exactly the happily-ever-after that first-grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi envisioned when she decided to tie the knot. The wedding went off without a hitch, and everything seemed to be great. … Continue reading

November 9th, 2017

A former nurse who worked in the hospital at Duke University has filed a federal lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The woman, Sara Pedro, claims that Duke violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate her religious objections to aiding in abortions, … Continue reading

Pope Francis speaks with reporters on the papal plane.
September 14th, 2017

In the wake of the White House’s decision to end the DACA program, Pope Francis had a sharp message for Donald Trump. If the president is truly “pro-life”, said Francis, then he cannot allow the children of immigrants – known commonly as “Dreamers” – to be thrown out of the country. Continue reading

Euthanasia injection
August 22nd, 2017

Pope Francis is trying to crack down on euthanasia in Catholic-run charity clinics. Earlier this month, he issued a decree ordering an organization in Belgium run by the Brothers of Charity to stop practicing euthanasia on patients in their psychiatric … Continue reading