Poll: Do you agree with the “Benedict option?”

Following the book The Benedict Option, titled after a term used to describe small Catholic families isolated from the culture in order to sustain the Catholic life, Catholics have discussed if fleeing culture would be better than encountering it. We want to know what you think about the “Benedict option.” Do you agree with the […]

St. Teresa of Avila’s demonic experience that proved the power of Holy Water

By: ChurchPOP St. Teresa of Avila is one of the greatest saints in the history of the Church. A 16th century nun, mystic, and Doctor of the Church, you may have seen her famous quote about the power of holy water before: “From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water […]

Poll: What is the best way for you to give witness to the Gospel?

Christians aim to live the faith not only vocally, but also through charitable deeds and virtues. There are many different ways to live the faith but we want to hear how our readers are spreading the Gospel. What is the best way for you to give witness to the Gospel? Christians aim to live the […]

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 […]