Is purgatory in the bible?

Purgatory, as a Catholic doctrine, is often pointed to by non-Catholic Christians as being unbiblical. A number of Protestants fail to realize one of the greatest Protestant scholars of the 20th century, C.S. Lewis, also believed in purgatory. Our Magisterium has helped us understand this doctrine, and it has been with the Church from its […]

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Breaking news: Francisco and Jacinta Marto to be canonized on May 13 in Fatima

Pope Francis also announces the canonization of three Mexican youth, and a Brazilian martyr who proclaimed his faith in the Eucharist as he had his heart ripped out. VATICAN CITY — Two of the three Fatima visionaries, brother and sister Francesco and Jacinta Marto, will be canonized in Fatima on May 13, the Vatican announced today. […]

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Catholic priest tops list of CNN heroes for sheltering persecuted Christians

Last week, CNN published a list of 20 ‘heroes behind the news’. The series was compiled over three months, after the CNN Heroes series asked CNN correspondents and anchors to look back and describe their personal heroes. Topping the list? Fr. Khalil Jaar, a Catholic priest in Jordan who has sheltered ISIS refugees in his parish […]

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Russia court considers Jehovah’s Witnesses ban

Russia’s Supreme Court has begun hearing a government request to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses and declare it an extremist organisation. The justice ministry has already placed its headquarters near St Petersburg on a list of extremist groups. An estimated eight million people worldwide are part of the Christian-based movement, best known for going door to […]

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A MILLION DUTERTES CANNOT DESTROY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – Bishops

A million Dutertes can’t destroy the Catholic Church —bishops Published April 1, 2017 2:21pm Reacting to President Rodrigo Duterte’s incessant reproach to the Church, Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes on Church-run Radyo Veritas said Saturday that the Lord Jesus had made an assurance that even the “gates of hell” would fail to destroy her.  “The Lord […]

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