Religion meets social media on the first day of Lent.
On Wednesday, the Obama administration’s most prominent Catholic slammed one of the pope’s most prominent American conservative detractors: “As a practicing Catholic, bless me, Father, for he has sinned.”
A couple months after saying he’s “hugely impressed” by Pope Francis, Obama gives the pontiff a shout-out in an economic address.
Archbishop Joseph Katz will lead the American Catholic church for the next three years.
Catholics, conservatives say the president pulled a big gaffe in Belfast. Update: American progressive Catholic group defends Obama.
She also did something really gross with a crucifix while she was there. Obviously, this story is NSFW.
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American Catholics are more likely to be female, non-college-educated, and accepting of premarital sex than most of the contenders for the papacy.
The decision to stop permanently flying the British flag outside Belfast City Hall has sparked the worst violence since the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement. Only Kate Middleton’s birthday was a brief respite from the violence. Here’s a breakdown of the riots and the growing unrest in the country.
Support that had hung back when he looked weak is now coming his way. He would, in theory, be the first Republican Catholic nominee.
Can we please just think of Catholic priests as cats now? Would that make everything better? I was raised super Catholic, so I feel like I am qualified to say it would be much better. View List ›
Roman Catholic bishops in Italy are calling for Catholics to abandon technologies like text messaging, Facebook and Twitter for Lent. Also recommended: BuzzFeed. So we’ll see you in about 30 days have a great month everybody! Just kidding. But seriously, I was just about to poke God. Read More ›
A new way for Catholics to search the Web without finding anything that might tempt them to do un-Catholic things. You can also try this by just not using the Internet in the first place. (Via.) View Image ›
So much for nuns and Mexican ladies having all the fun! One jewelry designer is making the Catholic prayer beads available to all the nice Jewish girls and boys. Who would’ve thought a simple accessory might finally bring an end to the war that brews in Williamsburg? Read More ›