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More Than 1,000 Feared Dead: Cyclone Idai Could be Deadliest Storm to Ever Strike Mozambique 
CBN - Christian World News 2019-03-19 @ 22:05
Azusa Pacific Drops Ban on Same-Sex Student Relationships, Again
Christianity Today 2019-03-19 @ 17:00
Revised code of conduct shifts in favor of “uniform standards of behavior for all students.” Azusa Pacific University (APU) has gone back and forth this school year on whether to allow students...
Templeton Prize Winner: Marcelo Gleiser, Physicist Who Beholds the Universe’s Mysteries
Christianity Today 2019-03-19 @ 16:00
The agnostic is credited with bringing believers and religious questions into the scientific realm. An agnostic theoretical physicist who has encouraged Christians to embrace the dual mysteries of...
Delivering a Stillborn Baby Taught Me the Transience of Death
Christianity Today 2019-03-19 @ 16:00
When I found out about my daughter's condition, I felt the destruction of my plans and hopes. But this place of limitation also revealed God’s profound love. "How do you prepare for a birth and a...
Homeless 8-Year-Old Nigerian Christian Refugee Becomes NY State Chess Champ
CBN - Christian World News 2019-03-19 @ 14:19
Religious Freedom Isn’t Just for Christians
Christianity Today 2019-03-19 @ 14:00
A Supreme Court cruelty reveals how we can love our neighbors. Had Domineque Ray been a Christian, he'd have been executed with a chaplain kneeling by his side, praying with him. But Domineque Ray...
Power and Pastors: Part 3
Christianity Today 2019-03-19 @ 13:00
Jesus schooled the world on how to understand and exert power. This series is an expanded version of my talk from the GC2 Summit, December 13, 2018. Here are Part 1 and Part 2. Jesus schooled the...
Man arrested in fatal wedding shooting at Texas parish (KSAT-TV)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
The Archdiocese of San Antonio issued a statement following the shooting at Holy Spirit Church.
Chinese authorities shut down Protestant church in Zhengzhou (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
The city of 10.1 million is the capital of Henan province (map). "According to some Christians, China's Churches have been subjected to unprecedented persecution, the kind not seen in 40 years,...
Catholic prelates aghast at 'unspeakable' suffering in Syria (Irish Catholic)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
"It is shameful that the so-called free world was accomplice to that disaster for no reason than satisfying the greed and opportunism of its politicians," said Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Yonan...
Illness may have driven bishop to commit sexual harassment, Jamaican archbishop says (Jamaica Gleaner)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
The Archdiocese of Baltimore recently revealed that Bishop Gordon Bennett, SJ, resigned from a Jamaican diocese in 2006 following a sexual harassment allegation.
Upcoming papal trip aims at thaw in Catholic-Orthodox relations in Romania (Crux)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
Pope Francis will begin a three-day apostolic journey to Romania on May 31. The Eastern European nation of 21.5 million (map) is 82% Orthodox, 6% Protestant, and 4% Catholic.
Indian bishops seek to postpone polling on Holy Thursday (UCANews)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
Elections in two Indian states would prevent many Catholics from attending Holy Week services, according to the report.
Bishop's phone porn didn't involve minors, but questions remain on move to Vatican (Crux)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 09:03
Pope Francis appointed Father Gustavo Zanchetta, now 55, as bishop of Orán, Argentina, in 2013. The prelate resigned in August 2017; four months later, the Pope named him an official of the the...
Desperate need for audio Bibles in Mozambique
Mission Network News 2019-03-19 @ 09:00
Mozambique (MNN) – Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, is currently facing a water shortage crisis. An ongoing drought and little to no rainfall has left Mozambique seriously...
Warrior hearts pursue Native American outreach
Mission Network News 2019-03-19 @ 09:00
North America (MNN) -- Native Americans – also known as American Indians or First Nations – are one of North America’s most-overlooked people groups. Despite hundreds of years of missionary...
Greece: after austerity in an election year
Mission Network News 2019-03-19 @ 09:00
Greece (MNN) – Greece is in an election year. This year, billions could be riding on the result. The International Monetary Fund is keeping a close eye on the races because politicians are in a...
Catholic support for President Trump steady over past 2 years (Pew Research Center)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 08:03
36% of Catholics approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president—a percentage identical to that in February 2017. Support among white Catholics has fallen from 52% to 44%, while support...
Imitate the mercy of the Lord, Pope preaches at weekday Mass (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 08:03
At a Mass celebrated in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae on March 18, Pope Francis preached on Luke 6:36-38, the first reading of the day.
Pope encourages members of Camillian family in their charism of serving the sick (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 08:03
The Camillian Charismatic Family comprises a men's religious order, three women's congregations, three secular institutes for women, and a lay organization. All are inspired by the life and ministry...
Dutch cardinal appeals for prayer following mass shooting (Archdiocese of Utrecht (Dutch))
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 08:03
At least three people were killed and five people were injured in a mass shooting in Utrecht. A 37-year-old Turkish man and two others have been arrested.
Pope deplores government corruption (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 07:03
Addressing magistrates of the Italian Court of Auditors, Pope Francis described financial corruption as "one of the most lacerating wounds of the social fabric, as it gravely harms both from an...
Vatican Secretary of State assesses Holy See's relations with China (La Civiltà Cattolica)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 07:03
"The proclamation of the Gospel in China cannot be separated from a stance of respect, esteem, and trust toward the Chinese People and their legitimate state authorities," Cardinal Pietro Parolin...
Dalai Lama says his successor will come from India (AsiaNews)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 02:03
The Dalai Lama has said that his successor—believed by Tibetan Buddhists to be the reincarnation of the original Dalai Lamai—will arise in India, rather than in Tibet. The Chinese...
Pope declines Cardinal Barbarin's resignation (Lyon archdiocese)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 02:03
Pope Francis has declined to accept the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon, who was convicted last week of failing to report sexual abuse. Citing the presumption of innocence, the...
French prosecutors ask Vatican to waive immunity for nuncio, allow abuse charges (La Croix)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 02:03
Some clerics suggest giving troubled prelates posts in Rome (Catholic World Report)
Catholic World News 2019-03-19 @ 02:03
In Catholic World Report, Christopher Altieri explores the presumption that a prelate caught up in scandal—such as Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta in Argentina—should be removed and quietly...
EXCLUSIVE: A Preview of CBN News' Interview with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro
CBN - Christian World News 2019-03-18 @ 20:02
6 Christians Murdered, 470 More Flee Muslim Militia Attack in the Congo
CBN - Christian World News 2019-03-18 @ 19:13
Five Churches that Shouldn’t Reproduce
Christianity Today 2019-03-18 @ 15:00
There is legitimate reason to caution against a universal plea toward blind reproduction. There is a growing awakening to the need of a multiplying church movement within North America, as the best&#x...
How Should Christians Respond to Christchurch Mosque Massacre?
Christianity Today 2019-03-18 @ 14:00
Eleven evangelical experts weigh in as death toll of New Zealand Muslims hits 50. Last Friday, Muslim worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, suffered a terrorist attack at the hands...
A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot
Christianity Today 2019-03-18 @ 14:00
What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings. Years ago, I needed to write a brief biography of Elisabeth Elliot as part of a larger project. I searched...
A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot
Christianity Today 2019-03-18 @ 12:00
What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings. Years ago, I needed to write a brief biography of Elisabeth Elliot as part of a larger project. I searched...
Anti-Catholic climate worsens in France (The Tablet)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
"15 vandalism attacks had been registered nationwide during the month [of February], along with 15 robberies, 10 acts of profanation, and one torching incident," according to the report.
Syrian patriarch praises Russia's role in nation's civil war (Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
Born in 1965, Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II has led the Damascus-based Syriac Orthodox Church since 2014. Russia has offered military support of President Bashar al-Assad's government since 2015.
Federal appeals court rules that tax exemption for clergy housing is constitutional (Religion Clause)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Appeals overturned a lower court ruling.
Dutch Police: Multiple Injuries in Shooting on Tram, Possible 'Terrorist Motive'
CBN - Christian World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
Catholic hospitals criticized for lack of transparency about Catholic identity (Journal of the American Medical Assn.)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
The study found that "among US Catholic hospitals, 21% did not explicitly disclose their Catholic identity on their website, and only 28% specified how religious affiliation might influence patient...
Brexit dominates Irish primate's message for St. Patrick's Day (Crux)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
Click here for the full text of Archbishop Eamon Martin's St. Patrick's Day message to the people of Ireland at home and abroad.
Vatican diplomat criticizes stigmatization of motherhood in some nations (Holy See Mission)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
Archbishop Bernardito Auza, apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressed a meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. He said that "while...
Vatican diplomat accused of corruption and romantic relationship while at UN (CNA)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 11:03
Archbishop Francis Chullikatt was apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations from 2010 to 2014. After two years without an appointment, Pope Francis named him...
'Christ's Transfiguration shows us the Christian perspective of suffering,' Pope tells pilgrims (Zenit)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
In his March 17 Sunday Angelus address (video), Pope Francis reflected on Luke 9:28-36, the Gospel of the day.
Holy Land's bishops discuss protection of minors (Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
At a meeting in Nazareth, the members of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land also discussed Church-state relations and the upcoming extraordinary missionary month (October 2019).
Pope reactivates plans for South Sudan trip (Reuters)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
On March 16, Pope Francis received Salva Kiir Mayardit, the nation's president since its 2011 independence. Two years later, the South Sudanese Civil War began.
Pope praises cooperatives as alternative to statism, profit-centered capitalism (Vatican Press Office)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
Pope Francis addressed members of the Confederation of Italian Cooperatives on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its founding (video). Recalling that cooperatives were inspired by Pope Leo...
Pope appeals for prayer, peace following New Zealand attacks (Vatican News)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
Two days after his initial condemnation of the Christchurch mosque shootings, Pope Francis appealed for prayer at the conclusion of his March 17 Angelus address.
Theme of papal preacher's 1st Lenten sermon: 'Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God' (Cantalamessa.org)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 10:03
Capuchin Franciscan Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the papal household since 1980, began a series of five Friday Lenten sermons in the Redemptoris Mater Chapel in the Apostolic Palace...
USCCB committee endorses American Dream and Promise Act (USCCB)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 09:03
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration endorsed the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R.6), sponsored by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA). The legislation...
US prelate condemns mosque attacks, calls for prayer (USCCB)
Catholic World News 2019-03-18 @ 09:03
"This slaughter of innocent Muslim brothers and sisters praying peacefully is being described as a terrorist attack carried out by a self-identified fascist and his accomplices," Cardinal Daniel...
Gender equality the focus of UN summit
Mission Network News 2019-03-18 @ 09:00
International (MNN/ODM) – Open Doors joined some of the world’s top female leaders last week for the 63rd annual meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Some of the main thrusts...
 
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