Category: Secular Issues

2018 ends with potential turning point in Vatican/Iraqi relations

John L. Allen | CRUX | Source URL ROME – Though the week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a fairly slow period on the Vatican beat, this is the Pope Francis era, when tradition and a Euro will buy you a cup of cappuccino in a Roman café. […]

Pope warns against telling lies, says ‘to gossip is to kill’

AP News Vatican News Zenit CNA  Source URL VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is denouncing gossip as a form of “terrorism” and is warning the faithful against telling lies. Francis explored the Catholic commandment against “bearing false witness” during his Wednesday general audience. He warned the faithful in a […]

Proposed Amendments Could Close Churches, Seminaries in Bulgaria, Christian Leaders Fear

Samuel Smith | Christian Post | Source URL Religious leaders in Bulgaria have spoken out against proposed changes to a religious law in Bulgaria that could result in the closure of many Christian churches and seminaries. Christian leaders in the Baltic nation have sounded an alarm about two proposed draft […]