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Thursday, February 7th, 2019

 

Francis admitted to the problem for the first time in public during a news conference...

Pope publicly acknowledges clergy sexual abuse of nuns

by: Nicole Winfield, Feb 5, 2019 ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) – Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do more to fight the problem, the latest sign that there is no end in sight to the Catholic Church’s abuse crisis – and that it now has a reckoning from the #MeToo movement. Francis admitted to the problem for the first time in public during a news conference Tuesday (Feb. 5) while returning to Rome from the United Arab Emirates. TheRead More


The president also defended religious liberty and the work of faith-based adoption agencies in a 20-minute address ...

Trump promotes life, prayer at breakfast

by Tom Strode,  Feb. 07, 2019 WASHINGTON (BP) — President Trump reaffirmed the sanctity of every human life and encouraged Americans to pray for the pursuit of justice during the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday (Feb. 7). The president also defended religious liberty and the work of faith-based adoption agencies in a 20-minute address at the annual event in a Washington, D.C., hotel. In calling for prayer for the United States, Trump said, “Let us pray for the courage to pursue justice and the wisdom to forge peace. Let us pray forRead More