13 warnings from Pope Francis on man’s oldest foe, the Devil

By ChurchPOP So the greatest trick of the Devil is convincing people he doesn’t exist? Pope Francis is not impressed. Starting with his very first homily as the bishop of Rome, Pope Francis has regularly reminded believers that the Devil is real, that we must be on guard, and that our only hope against him […]

Poll: Do you think religious liberty is valued enough in the United States today?

June 21 kicks off the U.S. bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom. The two-week time period each year is set aside to remember the importance of religious freedom. Do you think religious liberty is valued enough in the United States today? June 21 kicks off the U.S. bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom. The two-week time period […]

Poll: What family or parish activity are you most excited for this summer?

With summer looming ahead, we want to know what you and your family or parish may have planned. What family or parish activity are you most excited for this summer? With summer looming ahead, we want to know what you and your family or parish may have planned. What family or p… in Catholic News […]

TIME asks: What’s it like to be a millennial priest?

The religious statistic usually cited in relationship to the millennial generation is the number of “nones” – increasingly, young people are less likely to identify themselves as belonging to any religion or faith. But there’s another statistic that may be surprising – the number of millennials joining the Catholic seminary and priesthood is on the […]

Poll: Do you think the U.S. should leave the Paris Agreement?

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will exit the Paris Climate Agreement, a consensus of 190 countries to reduce greenhouse gases. It has caused an outcry from some Catholic leaders and bishops. We want to know if you agree with President Trump. Do you think the U.S. should leave the Paris Agreement? […]

Video: ISIS destroys Catholic Church in Philippines

Days after the Islamic State reportedly kidnapped 15 people from a church (including a priest and nuns) in Marawi, Philippines, the terrorist group released a video showing showing the destruction of a Catholic Church. The terrorists can be seen smashing statues, tearing a picture of Pope Francis and finally setting the church on fire. The […]

Watch: Irish nun trends on Twitter for showing off soccer skills

A Dominican nun and an Irish cop are trending on Twitter after ITV News posted video of the two kicking a soccer ball around on the streets of Limerick: An Irish nun has shown off her football skills in a ‘keep uppy’ contest with a policeman – but who do you think won? pic.twitter.com/ac88pcnylk — ITV […]

Poll: Which country do you think Pope Francis should go to next?

Pope Francis received an invitation to Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit to the Vatican this week. Out of all the countries the Pope hasn’t had a chance to visit, we want to know where you think he should visit next. Which country do you think the Pope should go to next? […]

Disturbing robo-pastor beaming blessings in Germany

When John Paul II wrote, “Do not be afraid of new technologies!” in a 2005 Apostolic Letter, it is, um, unlikely that he envisioned robo-pastor BlessU-2. The brainchild of an evangelical church, BlessU-2 is a robotic pastor that issues automated blessings in Wittenburg, Germany, the same town where Martin Luther kicked off the Reformation 500 […]

VIDEO: At Franciscan, if you can’t go to commencement, commencement goes to you

Richard Perry was scheduled to graduate with his MA in Theology on Saturday, May 13, at Franciscan University when an infection in his leg landed him in the hospital on May 12. Requiring surgery, Perry would not be able to leave in order to make it to his commencement ceremony with his fellow classmates. But […]