October 20, 2018

Franklin Graham: Kavanaugh ‘smear’ is ‘not relevant’

By Eric Mack From Newsmax Franklin Graham ripped the 11th-hour accusations hurled against Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be a mere Democratic “smear” attempt, because the allegations are “not relevant” to his Supreme Court credentials as they happened so long ago when he was just a teenager. “It’s just a shame that a person like Judge […]

China tells Christians to replace images of Jesus with Communist President

By KATE SHELLNUTT From Christianity Today Propaganda effort in poor province latest sign of Xi Jinping consolidating control. Thousands of Christian villagers in China have been told to take down displays of Jesus, crosses, and gospel passages from their homes as part of a government propaganda effort to “transform believers in religion into believers in […]

Chinese officials burn bibles, close churches, force Christian to denounce faith amid ‘escalating’ crackdown

By Lukas Mikelionis From Fox News The Chinese government is destroying crosses, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing and several provinces intensifies. The suppression of religious freedoms is part of an official campaign to “Sinicize” religion by demanding loyalty […]

WashPost: Archbishop Wuerl to Talk resignation with Pope

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Scandal-scarred Archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington — facing calls for his resignation over his handling of clerical sexual abuse — says he will talk with Pope Francis about possibly stepping down, The Washington Post reported. In a letter to priests, Wuerl did not say whether he will ask the […]

Judge: Bankruptcy applies to all Puerto Rico Catholic churches

By Eva Lloréns Vélez From Caribbean Business SAN JUAN – Federal bankruptcy Judge Edward Godoy decided Friday that Archdiocese of San Juan’s bankruptcy filing applies to all Catholic churches in Puerto Rico. This means that both the Archdiocese of Mayagüez and that of Ponce can also get relief from chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Both archdioceses […]

Report: Believed site of Water-to-Wine Miracle unearthed

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax A tunnel network unearthed in Israel could be the site where Christians believe Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine, the U.K.’s Daily Mail reported Thursday. For hundreds of years, pilgrims have believed the site of the wedding miracle to be Kafr Kanna, a town in northern Israel, […]

How to finance a Cancer Care Ministry?

From Connie J. Singleton “Initially, cancer care ministries have no need for finances beyond coffee and snacks for the group meetings. As the group develops or grows, financial needs may surface. There may be travel costs involved for group ministry or additional trainings. You may need to raise funds to help patients and caregivers with […]

Calls grow for Pope Francis to resign amid scandal!

From Living Gospel Daily A new day and a new story about Pope Francis. Now calls are increasing for the Pope to resign! It’s nearly unprecedented for a Pope to resign or be removed from office — I suppose that’s if you don’t count the circumstances around the prior Pope’s very bizarre short tenure in […]

Former Vatican diplomat backs claim Pope covered up abuse

From Newsmax A former Vatican diplomat says ex-papal ambassador Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò told “the truth” in his explosive allegation Pope Francis and a number of the Vatican’s most powerful cardinals covered up sex abuse allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, Catholic News Agency reported. In an 11-page document posted by the National Catholic Register, Viganò […]

US customs faces lawsuit over copied iPhone data

By Mallory Locklear From engadget US agents seized and copied a woman’s phone as she returned to the US. A US Muslim woman whose iPhone was taken from her by US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) is suing to have her property returned. But the property in question isn’t the phone itself, which was eventually […]