WATCH: Fr. Gerald Murray Decries Pope’s Gay Blessing

  The Vatican’s declaration last week that priests can offer “blessings” for same-sex couples continues to draw a sharp rebuke from Catholic theologians and leaders who consider Pope Francis’ latest leftward lurch a seismic shift in the Church’s doctrine. Some media reports have cast the Papal edict as nothing really new, and certainly nothing the … Read more

Pope Benedict Asked Biden Not to Attend His Funeral

Recently deceased Pope Benedict XVI, emeritus and the Vatican requested that President Joe Biden not attend Benedict’s funeral, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday. The U.S. will send Joe Donnelly, ambassador of the Holy See, “in line with the wishes of the late Pope and the Vatican. This is what their requests were. This … Read more

Angry Catholics March As Pope And Cardinal Try to End Latin Mass

Pope Francis is trying to restrict the Roman Catholic Church’s traditional Latin Mass worldwide, and Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., has ordered that its celebration be banned except in three locations. But this didn’t stop several hundred Catholics from marching Saturday in support of the Mass Catholics celebrated regularly for more than 500 years … Read more