Inside a dubious LGBT media guide to Pope Francis’ visit

Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis' trip to the U.S. nears, the LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD has released a media guide encouraging journalists to favor its narrative. But one media critic is calling it spin. “It's important to remember that GLAAD doesn’t determine Church teaching, no matter how much it might wish it,” said Dan Gainor, vice president of business and culture at the Media Research Center. The group … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

In Cuba, Pope Francis will be a ‘Missionary of Mercy’

Havana, Cuba, Sep 11, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Cuban bishops have announced that the theme for Pope Francis' Sept. 19-22 visit to their nation will be “Missionary of Mercy,” as a way of looking forward to the Jubilee Year of Mercy. This theme “is in continuity with Saint John Paul II who visited the island as a ‘Messenger of Truth and Hope,’ and with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who came as a ‘Pilgrim of Charity',” the bishops … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Deacon Keith Fournier explains ‘the common good’ in a new CNA column

Richmond, Va., Sep 10, 2015 / 06:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new column for CNA, “The Common Good with Deacon Keith Fournier”, the author has set out to restore a fuller understanding to the meaning of conscience and how it should shape the way Christians live their faith in the public square, the marketplace, and the entirety of culture. “The phrase common good is at the heart of the social teaching of the Catholic Church. However, many Christians do not even know there is … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Deacon Keith Fourner explains ‘the common good’ in a new CNA column

Richmond, Va., Sep 10, 2015 / 06:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new column for CNA, “The Common Good with Deacon Keith Fournier”, the author has set out to restore a fuller understanding to the meaning of conscience and how it should shape the way Christians live their faith in the public square, the marketplace, and the entirety of culture. “The phrase common good is at the heart of the social teaching of the Catholic Church. However, many Christians do not even know there is … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

California’s fast-tracked suicide bill sparks accusations of ‘stage play’

Sacramento, Calif., Sep 10, 2015 / 04:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the second attempt this year to establish a 'right-to-die' in the state of California, state Assembly lawmakers passed an assisted suicide bill on Wednesday, by a vote of 42-33. The bill now faces a vote in the state Senate. The bill, AB X2-15, would allow physicians to prescibe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who have requested it. Some of those opposing the bill, also called the End of Life Option Act, … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Marriage – between a man and a woman – is under attack, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Sep 10, 2015 / 12:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told couples to defend God's design for the family as the union of a man and woman for the procreation of children, and urged them to be merciful to those whose marriages have failed. Today “the family – as God wants it, composed of a man and a woman for the good of the spouses and also the generation and education of children – is deformed by powerful contrary projects supported by ideological … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

With official launch, ACI Stampa aims to revitalize Italian Catholic news

Vatican City, Sep 10, 2015 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic news is an opportunity to serve truth and evangelization. So says the head of the Italian-language news agency ACI Stampa, which officially launched Sept. 10. “In a world where media takes a fundamental role, the birth of a new Catholic information service is a big challenge, but it is also a way of showing that the Catholic Church has a lot of energy and enthusiasm,” said Angela Ambrogetti, ACI Stampa editor. She … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X