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Pope Francis Calls for Same-Sex Civil Unions: Why This Is So Important and How to Respond Biblically

Pope Francis Calls for Same-Sex Civil Unions: Why This Is So Important and How to Respond Biblically

In a new documentary, Pope Francis called for the passage of laws that would legalize same-sex civil unions.

Clergy Shortage Grows to More Than 3k Catholics for Every Priest, Vatican Data Shows

Clergy Shortage Grows to More Than 3k Catholics for Every Priest, Vatican Data Shows

New data shows that the number of Catholic clergy members has dramatically decreased in the last several years. From 2017 to 2018, there was a 2,675 person drop in the number of priests.

Pompeo, On Impromptu Visit to Rome, Warns Vatican on China Deal

Pompeo, On Impromptu Visit to Rome, Warns Vatican on China Deal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an impromptu visit to the Vatican on Wednesday and issued a stern reminder that faith leaders must “exercise a moral witness against the persecution of believers.”

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Named in Vatican Financial Scandals

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Named in Vatican Financial Scandals

On Thursday, Pope Francis reportedly accepted high-ranking-prelate Cardinal Angelo Becciu's resignation from his role as the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints. The Pope also striped Becciu of the rights of his cardinal title.

Phrase 'Separation of Church and State' Is Misused to Exclude Religion from the Public Square, AG Barr Says

Phrase 'Separation of Church and State' Is Misused to Exclude Religion from the Public Square, AG Barr Says

Attorney General William Barr argued that the phrase “separation of church and state” is often misused in an attempt to remove religion from the public square.

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

A Catholic priest from Wisconsin is encouraging Catholics to repent of their support for the Democratic Party or "face the fires of Hell."

Priest Kicks Autistic 7-Year-Old Out of His Sister's Baptism Ceremony

Priest Kicks Autistic 7-Year-Old Out of His Sister's Baptism Ceremony

A priest has come under fire for directing family members to remove a 7-year-old autistic boy from his sister's baptism ceremony becuase he was being distracting.

CatholicVote Urges Joe Biden to 'Publicly Condemn Attacks' against the Church

CatholicVote Urges Joe Biden to 'Publicly Condemn Attacks' against the Church

A Catholic political advocacy group, CatholicVote, is urging Joe Biden to speak out against the recent attacks on churches across the US.

Tour Guides for Vatican Museums Push for New Policies to Prevent Overcrowding following COVID-19

Tour Guides for Vatican Museums Push for New Policies to Prevent Overcrowding following COVID-19

Following the coronavirus pandemic, tour guides for Vatican Museums are pushing for new policies that will prevent overcrowding.

Archdiocese Defends Statue of Saint Louis IX after Protesters Call for Its Removal

Archdiocese Defends Statue of Saint Louis IX after Protesters Call for Its Removal

A Misouri Archdiocese is defending the statue of King Louis IX, also called St. Louis, after protesters call for its removal.