U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops publish “Prayers Against the Powers of Darkness;” prayers drawn
October 27, 2017 | posted by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is making available through their publishing division prayers drawn from the appendix of the first official English-language translation of the ritual book on the rite of Exorcism. While the ritual book is not available for widespread distribution, it contains an appendix of prayers that can be used by anyone. Available through the USCCB’s online bookstore, the appendix is available for purchase in a small booklet entitled Prayers Against the Powers of Darkness.Learn More
Guam archdiocese adopts more stringent child protection policies
October 26, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
The Archdiocese of Agaña last week adopted a new policy on child protection, following a child sex abuse scandal which has implicated the former archbishop and other clerics.Learn More
Pope: Heaven isn’t a ‘fairy tale’—it’s an embrace with God
October 25, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke about the hope Christians have at the end of life, which is found in God’s promise to be with us at the moment of our death, and to give us eternal life with him in heaven.Learn More
Can the Beatitudes inspire great cinema? These filmmakers think so.
October 24, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Cinematic reflections on the Eight Beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount will be the focus of a movie project that hopes to tap the power of beauty.