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What common ground could Trump and Pope Francis find?

Elsie Harris Catholic News Agency When Pope Francis was asked last week about his upcoming meeting with U.S. president Donald Trump, he made headlines for answering that he always tries to look for common ground. Given that they have vocally disagreed on prominent issues in the past, what will the […]

Immigration, religious liberty and synod on agenda for bishops’ meeting

Rhina Guidos Crux The agenda is set for the U.S. bishop’s spring assembly June 14-15 in Indianapolis. At the meeting the bishops will cover a vast array of issues spanning from immigration to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, as well as the upcoming Synod of Bishops on […]

Optimism in the Vatican on the eve of Trump’s visit to Pope Francis

Gerald O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump and Pope Francis are scheduled to meet for the first time at 8:30 a.m., Rome time, on Wednesday, May 24. Vatican officials contacted by America, who spoke on condition of anonymity, consider the meeting of the utmost importance given the role of […]

Trump’s rhetoric on Islam takes significant steps in a Catholic direction

Charles C. Camosy CRUX The things Donald Trump said about Islam and Muslims during the 2016 presidential campaign cycle are likely still fresh in our minds. He rarely missed a chance to link Muslims to terrorism by using the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism,” regularly calling out his political opponents for […]

Christian Company Does Not Have to Make Gay Pride T-Shirts, Kentucky Appeals Court Rules

Michael Gryboski The Christian Post A Kentucky-based Christian business does not have to make T-shirts for a gay pride event, declared a three judge panel of the state’s court of appeals. A three judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 on Friday that Hands On Originals could not […]

Adventist Leaders in Russia Address Fake News on Church Status

Adventist Review via Spectrum Magazine Leaders in the Euro-Asia Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a church region that includes the Russian Federation, released an official statement last week, as they try to counter false news circulating about the status of the church in that country. The statement, signed by […]

Pope Condemns US for using “Mother” in MOAB. Popery is MOAB: Mother Of All Blasphemers; Mother Of Abominations Blasphemies; Mother Of All Beasts

Andrew & Hilkary Henriques Saved to Serve As the representative of what many claim to be the “Mother” church, Pope Francis has publicly decried the United States’ biggest non-nuclear bomb being called a mother (Mother of All Bombs or MOAB). He further stated that a deadly weapon should in no […]