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Rosaries are flying off the shelves after ‘The Atlantic’ article suggests link to ‘extremism’

Aug 16, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Three online shops that sell rosaries have reported a boost in sales following a controversial article which attempted to link... Read more


‘The Atlantic’ publishes article on the rosary as symbol of far-right, violent extremism

Aug 15, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The author describes photos of rosary beads "made of cartridge casings, and complete with gun-metal-finish crucifixes." Read more

Vandalism on a door of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colo., Oct. 10, 2021.

Denver archbishop, writing in Washington Post, decries vandalism of Catholic property

Nov 19, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Incidents include graffiti sprayed on church walls, Catholic statues beheaded or smashed, gravestones desecrated with swastikas, and arson. Read more

St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Statue of Virgin Mary beheaded at Tennessee parish

Jul 15, 2020

The decapitation of the statue of the Blessed Mother at St. Stephen occurred on the same weekend as several other... Read more

Cross of the Martyrs.

A new wave of attacks against Catholics in France, Belgium

Jun 2, 2016

In recent weeks, Catholics in France and Belgium – countries still recovering from brutal ISIS attacks – have been hit... Read more

An anti-Catholic sketch by Branford Clarke, which appeared in "Guardians of Liberty" in 1943. Public domain.

'Immigrant bashing’ is nothing new to America, Bishop Farrell laments

Aug 4, 2015

The recent wave of anti-immigrant sentiment from public figures is nothing new to American history, Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas... Read more

This image on an anti-Mark Miloscia website has since been taken down.

Candidate in Washington state lampooned for his Catholic faith

Oct 31, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Mark Miloscia, a candidate for Washington's state senate, has been attacked for his Catholic faith and adherence to Church teaching... Read more

Atheist film critic says 'Philomena' movie is an attack on Catholics

Dec 10, 2013

An atheist movie reviewer has criticized the new film “Philomena” as “another hateful and boring attack on Catholics,” saying that... Read more

Anti-Catholic Facebook pages worry Latino communities

Aug 11, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Facebook's continued tolerance for obscene anti-Catholic pages in Spanish are causing some users to question the site's policies – and... Read more


Broadway play about anti-Christian Mary closes early

May 6, 2013

A Broadway show that depicted the Virgin Mary as a doubting skeptic who thought Jesus died in vain failed to... Read more

U.S. Army chaplain Fr. Carl Subler celebrates Mass for soldiers in Badula Qulp in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2010.

Military archdiocese objects to Catholic 'extremist' label

Apr 9, 2013

The Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services has said it is “astounded” at a U.S. Army Reserve training brief that... Read more

The entrance to María Auxiliadora School in Mérida, Spain.

Spanish youths attack Catholic school, threaten to burn priests alive

Oct 19, 2012

A group of young people shouting, “Where are the priests? We’re going to burn them at the stake,” attacked the... Read more

Peaceful protesters spray painted while protecting Posadas Cathedral during the 27th National Conference of Women.

Abortion activists in Argentina target young Catholics

Oct 11, 2012

Around 500 abortion activists in Posadas hurled insults, spat and threw paint on young Catholics who prayed the Rosary outside... Read more

A scene from "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal" in which a priest is shown dancing with a string of lottery tickets.

Catholics in India calling for protest of 'objectionable' Bollywood film

Sep 25, 2012

Catholic groups in India have called for the protest of an upcoming Hindi film if scenes portraying believers and clergy... Read more

Graffiti on the wall of Siena House at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, California.

Vandals strike historic Santa Cruz church

May 9, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The parishioners of Holy Cross Church and the Diocese of Monterey, Calif. are “shocked and saddened” after a Sunday vandalism... Read more