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Two Jesuit provinces release names of priests with credible abuse claims

Two Jesuit provinces release names of priests with credible abuse claims

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The leaders of two U.S. provinces of the Society of Jesus released the names of more than 150 clergy with credible sexual abuse claims against them dating to the 1950s.

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Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

| Jonathan Luxmoore | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic representatives worked to keep negotiations on track for a comprehensive deal to address global warming as the U.N. climate change conference entered its second and final week in Katowice, Poland.

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Algerian martyrs bear witness to dialogue, peace, pope says

Algerian martyrs bear witness to dialogue, peace, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The lives of 19 religious men and women martyred during the Algerian civil war are a testament to God’s plan of love and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Prepare for Christ’s birth by recognizing mistakes, sowing peace

Pope: Prepare for Christ’s birth by recognizing mistakes, sowing peace

| Carol Glatz | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Advent is a time for people to think about what they can change about themselves so that they can sow the seeds of peace, justice and fraternity in their daily lives, Pope Francis said.

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Woman dumps acid on priest hearing confessions in Managua

Woman dumps acid on priest hearing confessions in Managua

| December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 24-year-old woman dumped sulfuric acid on a priest while he was hearing confessions in the Managua cathedral.

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German prosecutors launch crackdown on church sex abuse

German prosecutors launch crackdown on church sex abuse

| Zita Ballinger Fletcher | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

German police and prosecutors are launching investigations into clergy sexual abuse following the Sept. 12 leak of a report containing evidence of 3,700 alleged child sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church over a 68-year-period.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse —  A-II (PG)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse — A-II (PG)

| John Mulderig | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Traditionalists be warned: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has little to do with your father’s Peter Parker.

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Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

| Carol Zimmermann | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just last year, Catholics were required to attend separate Masses two days in a row for the Sunday obligation and Monday’s Christmas Mass. Now, they have a similar opportunity this year with the feast of the Immaculate Conception falling on a Saturday — Dec. 8.

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Paris archbishop to pray for France as fuel taxes canceled

Paris archbishop to pray for France as fuel taxes canceled

| December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Paris Archbishop Michel Aupetit planned to pray for the country Dec. 7, even as the French government dropped all fuel tax increases for 2019.

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