Religious Affairs

Search in Religious Affairs :

Artist Performs Pushups on Altar, Posts Video, Gets Fined.

Last edited 19th January 2017

A German artist was fined after doing 27 pushups on a Catholic altar and posting a video of the stunt online.


This item has been viewed 20 times

What is Opus Dei? Process of Electing Third Successor of St. Josemaria Begins

Last edited 19th January 2017

Ines is a Spanish lawyer who lives in Rome. She has been in Opus Dei since she was 17, a decision she made due to her desire to help the people around her.


This item has been viewed 31 times

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic Revival Dies at 85

Last edited 8th January 2017

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of Jan. 7, after an extended illness, at age 85.


This item has been viewed 107 times

Pope Kicks off New Year Renewing 'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Abuse

Last edited 2nd January 2017

In a letter sent to bishops around the world for the feast of the Holy Innocents, Pope Francis lamented the many children who suffer from war, slavery and various forms of abuse, including within the Church.


This item has been viewed 126 times

Anti-Christian Persecution is Being Overlooked, Says Prince Charles

Last edited 22nd December 2016

The Prince said religious freedom could be a matter of life and death


This item has been viewed 219 times

Muslims and Christians in Burma Still Face Persecution, US Officials Warn

Last edited 15th December 2016

Rohingya Muslims in Burma, as well as Christians, face continued persecution, destruction of homes and places of worship, and threats to their lives, human rights organizations are warning.


This item has been viewed 148 times

Leader of Opus Dei Dies at 84

Last edited 12th December 2016

Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, the Prelate of Opus Dei, died Monday evening at the age of 84 in Rome, several days after being hospitalized with pneumonia.


This item has been viewed 97 times

Bombing of Coptic Chapel in Cairo Kills 25 People

Last edited 11th December 2016

A bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49 during Sunday Mass, one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory and a grim reminder of Egypt’s difficult struggle to restore security and stability after nearly six years of turmoil.


This item has been viewed 111 times

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Granted Pontifical Recognition

Last edited 11th December 2016

Pope Francis has officially recognized the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal as a religious institute of pontifical right, the order has announced.


This item has been viewed 159 times

Lawsuit Defends Filmmakers in Following Conscience on Marriage

Last edited 8th December 2016

Owners of a video production company have filed suit against a Minnesota law they say could punish them if they decline to film a same-sex “wedding” ceremony or to state their objections in promotional materials.


This item has been viewed 62 times

You are viewing 1 - 10 of 1380 items