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Horrifying Fireball at Ruptured Mexico Oil Pipeline Kills 66; 85 Missing
CBN - Christian World News 2019-01-19 @ 14:10
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Christianity Today 2019-01-18 @ 16:00
Before racial reconciliation can happen, says Jemar Tisby, American believers need to reckon honestly with the sins of the past. At the climax of the 1992 classic A Few Good Men, Colonel Nathan...
Clean Water or the Gospel?
Christianity Today 2019-01-18 @ 15:00
The answer is both. Today, there are 844 million people around the world without access to clean water; 2.5 billion do not use a toilet to manage their waste. And 3.4 billion people are unreached...
Italian bishops refine anti-abuse guidelines without victim input (Crux)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 11:01
Francesco Zanardi, head of an Italian organization of clerical abuse victims, said, "You would think that pedophile priests don't exist in Italy! ... 18 years after the scandals broke, the problem is...
Pope, Council of Europe's leader discuss sexual abuse of minors (Council of Europe)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 11:01
The human rights organization has 47 member states; the organization's leader, Thorbjorn Jagland said he and the Pope discussed efforts to combat the sexual abuse of minors.
The Word of God is not an ideology, Pope preaches at weekday Mass (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 11:01
At a Mass celebrated in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae on January 17, Pope Francis warned against stubbornness of heart.
Canadian humanitarian activist meets with Pope, discusses child soldiers (Dalhousie University)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 11:01
Roméo Dallaire, a former Canadian general and senator who was in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, met with Pope Francis to discuss their mutual opposition to child soldiers. "The Dallaire...
Archbishop Lori announces system to report allegations against Baltimore bishops (National Catholic Register)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 10:01
"I pray this step and our continued commitment to child protection will send a clear message to the faithful of this local Church that abuse of any kind will not be tolerated and that those in...
With Zimbabwe in turmoil over fuel hikes, archbishop calls for restraint (CNS)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 10:01
The southern African nation of 14 million (map) is 75% Protestant and 7% Catholic.
Gunman kills estranged wife, wounds daughter at Houston parish (Houston Chronicle)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 10:01
The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the parish priest issued statements following the shooting at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church.
Poll: 75% of Americans support 'substantial' restrictions on abortion (Our Sunday Visitor)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 10:01
The majority of Americans, however, describe themselves as "pro-choice" rather than "pro-life," and only 42% say that life begins at conception, according to an annual Marist Poll.
Vatican archbishop writes book on life after death (Il Fatto Quotidiano (Italian))
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 10:01
A lengthy review in L'Osservatore Romano's Italian edition (p. 4) expressed hope that Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia's new book would help reawaken the desire for heaven in the Catholic imagination...
Distrust leads to lack of communication in Sudan
Mission Network News 2019-01-18 @ 10:00
Sudan (MNN) -- Frontiers wants to see a Bible translation in progress for every language group in the world, but that’s proving especially difficult when it comes to Sudan. Why? Ken Smith from...
All life matters on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
Mission Network News 2019-01-18 @ 10:00
USA (MNN) -- Abortion isn’t the only sanctity of life issue, but it typically drives the conversation each year on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Thousands of people are taking part in today’s...
Can Egyptian committee tackle sectarian violence?
Mission Network News 2019-01-18 @ 10:00
Egypt (MNN) – In early January, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi created a committee to confront “sectarian incidents”. The announcement came just days after the December 28, 2018 bus...
Vatican releases online guide to combat $150B human trafficking industry (CNA)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
The 37-page document, "Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking," was published by Migrants and Refugee Section.
At March for Life, Trump vows to veto any pro-abortion legislation (Washington Post)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
President Donald Trump pledged to veto any legislation that would promote legal abortion, in a video message to participants int he March for Life. Vice President Mike Pence appeared at the March in...
English bishop says Britain in 'amazing political mess' over Brexit (CNS)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
"This is a time of uncertainty, and I do think we should pray for our politicians and our leaders, that the Lord will guide them in order to find some kind of active plan and also that people will...
Papal sends message to youth in Panama before World Youth Day trip (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
Pope Francis sent a video message to the World Indigenous Youth Gathering, meeting in Panama this week, encouraging the fight against poverty and exclusion. The Holy Father will visit Panama next...
CDF, Asian bishops conclude meeting on doctrinal issues (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
A delegation from the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) have concluded a 4-day meeting with Asian Church leaders that took place in Bangkok this week. The meeting was devoted...
Archbishop Naumann: abuse weakens pro-life witness (Crux)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
Speaking at a prayer vigil on the eve of the March for Life, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas said that the sex-abuse scandal "undermines every other ministry within the Church....
Pope mourns Colombian terror victims (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
Pope Francis condemned a terrorist attack that killed 21 people and injured dozens more at the national police academy in Bogota. The bloodshed "has sown pain and death" and is "a very grave offense...
Vatican newspaper pays tribute to Luigi Sturzo, Italian Popular Party (CWN)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 09:01
In a front-page editorial, the Vatican newspaper's new editor described the centenary of the founding of the Partito Popolare Italiano (Italian Popular Party) on January 18, 1919, as the first of the...
Background: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (CWN)
Catholic World News 2019-01-18 @ 07:01
In 1908, Rev. Paul Wattson, then an Anglican religious in Graymoor, New York, began a Church Unity Octave with the support of Anglican and Catholic prelates, including Cardinal William O'Connell of...
Who Owns a Woman’s Body? Not Who You Think.
Christianity Today 2019-01-17 @ 15:00
Why treating the female body like property misses the gospel and fails the unborn. Modern feminism has spent the last century fighting to give women the freedom to have jurisdiction over their voting...
How to Lead Well as a Church Planting Leader
Christianity Today 2019-01-17 @ 15:00
Three tips from my own experience as a church planting leader. Many frequently joke about the turnover rate in church planting leadership. It seems that whenever I'm at a conference or church event...
More Origami: Washington-based John Van Deusen releases second part of '(I Am) Origami'
Cross Rhythms - Music News 2019-01-17 @ 11:29
Washington-based John Van Deusen releases second part of '(I Am) Origami'
Making America Great: About A Mile sample Ronald Reagan on latest single
Cross Rhythms - Music News 2019-01-17 @ 11:29
About A Mile sample Ronald Reagan on latest single
Cardinal Wuerl apologizes to priests, McCarrick victim, says he forgot he knew about harassment allegations (Washington Post)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 11:01
4 nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop transferred (Press Trust of India)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 11:01
Bishop Franco Mulakkal, 54, was installed as bishop of Jalandhar in 2013. He was arrested and charged with rape last year.
For displaced Kachins in Myanmar, a bloodless Christmas was a bonus (UCANews)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
Kachin State (map), according to census data, is 64% Buddhist and 34% Christian, although the report describes it as a Christian-majority state. Myanmar as a whole is is 88% Buddhist, 6% Christian...
North Sumatra: local Muslims prevent Protestants from entering house-church (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
North Sumatra (map) is an Indonesian province that is 60% Muslim and 37% Christian.
Philippines: Church leaders in Mindanao ramp up autonomy support (UCANews)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
The Bangsamoro Organic Law, if approved by voters, will establish a region officially known as the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (map).
'Some UN contingents do not protect civilians,' Central African Republic bishops warn (Fides)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
The nation of 5.8 million is 25% Catholic, 25% Protestant, and 15% Muslim, with 35% retaining indigenous beliefs. Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to the conflict-torn nation in November 2015.
Iraqi cardinal: ordination of bishop in Mosul is source of joy to local Muslims (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
Mosul was the largest Iraqi city conquered by ISIS in 2014; Iraqi troops retook the city in 2017.
Division among Christians is unjust, Vatican cardinal says (SIR)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch, 68, was appointed president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in 2010.
EU court upholds Germany's removal of home-schooled children from home (Religion Clause)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that "the enforcement of compulsory school attendance, to prevent social isolation of the applicants' children and ensure their integration into society, was...
Leading Peruvian bishop lauds synodality (Fides)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
Preaching to his brother bishops, the president of the episcopal conference, Archbishop Miguel Cabrejos, said that "the Church as God's people is a synodal Church, it walks together, to proclaim and...
Chilean bishop: meeting with Pope France on abuse was 'frank and fruitful' (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
A delegation of Chilean bishops has met with Pope Francis, a year after the Pontiff visited the nation.
Nigerian nuns continue mission despite abduction fears, mother superior says (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
Mother Mary Claude Oguh recounted that a few years ago, she "tried to close one of their convents in a troubled region of Nigeria where the security of the sisters could not be guaranteed. Her own...
Christians, Muslims in Pakistan recall 800th anniversary of meeting between St. Francis and the sultan (Fides)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
In 1219, St. Francis of Assisi met with Egyptian Sultan Al-Malik al-Kamil.
President Trump pays tribute to religious freedom (White House)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 10:01
The president issued a proclamation for Religious Freedom Day, which commemorates the anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
IFES sees growth on campuses across the world.
Mission Network News 2019-01-17 @ 10:00
Int’l (MNN) – Sharing the Good News of Jesus is not just for full-time Christian workers. The International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) encourages university students to live out...
What is a translation consultant?
Mission Network News 2019-01-17 @ 10:00
International (MNN) – Translation work, at a glance, might seem like a pretty simple job. Don’t you just translate, word for word, from one language to another? But in reality, it’s not that...
Questions follow Nairobi siege
Mission Network News 2019-01-17 @ 10:00
Kenya (MNN) -- A fuller “picture” of al-Shabaab’s 19-hour siege in Nairobi is emerging as details continue to pour in. An American businessman and British charity worker are among the dozens of...
10 years on, victims of India's anti-Christian violence still denied justice (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 09:01
An estimated 100 Christians died, and 50,000 fled their homes, during a 2008 anti-Christian pogrom in the eastern Indian state of Odisha (Orissa).
You are not forgotten, bishops from abroad tell Christians in Holy Land (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 09:01
Bishops from over a dozen nations are visiting the Holy Land—an annual visit under the auspices of the Holy Land Coordination Group.
Syro-Malabar bishops to take legal action against 'malicious' critics (Deccan Chronicle)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 05:01
The bishops of the Syro-Malabar Church plan legal action in India's courts in response to "wrong and malicious news" that has appeared online. The bishops said that anti-Catholic groups have engaged...
Croatian bishop faces charges after accidental shooting during hunt (Total Croatia)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 05:01
Bishop Vjekoslav Huzjak of Bjelovar-Krizevci, Croatia, faces criminal charges for endangerment after he accidentally shot a hunting companion. The bishop, an avid hunter, wounded his friend in the...
Cardinal Wuerl withdraws as celebrant of Mass for Life (CNA)
Catholic World News 2019-01-17 @ 04:01
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was scheduled to preside at Mass a the rally preceding the annual March for Life, will be replaced by Archbishop Christopher Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the US...
 
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