Gary, Ind., Feb 29, 2016 / 04:01 pm (National Catholic Register).- The home that was believed to be a site of demonic activity was demolished last month. The story, as reported in the National Catholic Register, centered on an Indiana family attacked by demons and freed by a Catholic priest through a series of exorcisms.
It had attracted international attention after multiple people from various agencies, including a police officer and hospital and social-service employees, gave eyewitness testimonies of unexplained occurrences involving the family who lived there, including levitation of objects and loud footsteps leaving prints. Two hospital
A Louisiana judge has ruled unconstitutional a new state law requiring priests to report sexual abuse that is mentioned in a sacramental confession.
Judge Mike Caldwell made his ruling …
The government of Pakistan has carried out the execution of a Muslim zealot who confessed to killing an official who had proposed changes in the country’s blasphemy law.
Pope Francis met on February 29 with members of the Italian military-police force that patrols around St. Peter’s Square, and thank them for their work.
The Pope acknowledged the …
Accepting an Academy Award for Best Picture for his movie Spotlight, producer Michael Sugar said that the film “gave a voice to survivors (of sexual abuse).”
In his …
The prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has said that Christians in Europe should assist refugees as an act of love, not with the motive of converting …
Cardinal George Pell began testifying on February 28 before an Australian royal commission on sexual abuse, and acknowledged that many reports of abuse had been dismissed “in absolutely …
Vatican City, Feb 29, 2016 / 01:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The film Spotlight, which won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, is a courageous movie that is not anti-Catholic, the Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano said in two articles dedicated to comment on the Oscars.
Historian and journalist Lucetta Scaraffia, in an op-ed titled “It is not an anti-Catholic film,” writes that Spotlight “is not anti-Catholic, as has been written, because it manages to voice the shock and profound pain of the faithful confronting the discovery of these horrendous realities.”
The movie “does not delve into the long and tenacious
Vatican City, Feb 29, 2016 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Today’s martyrs have become “the seed of Christian unity,” Pope Francis said Monday during an audience with the leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and his delegation.
“The ecumenism of the martyrs is a summons to us, here and now, to advance on the path to ever greater unity,” the Pope said at the Feb. 29 meeting at the Vatican with Abune Mathias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox.
“Just as in the early Church the shedding of the blood of martyrs became the seed of new Christians, so today
By Ken Ham
Reverend Vander Zee’s description of salvation is a consequence of the acceptance of man’s fallible evolutionary beliefs combined with God’s infallible Word.