Category: Catholic Church

‘david-against-goliath’:-french-court-sentences-former-vatican-ambassador-for-sexual-harassment
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Dec
2020

‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment

The former Vatican ambassador to France, Archbishop Luigi Ventura, was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence Wednesday after he was found guilty by a French court for sexually harassing several men. Archbishop Ventura, Apostolic Nuncio to France from 2009-2019, will also have to pay the victims €13,000 (about $16,000) in compensation and €9,000 (nearly $11,000) […]

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Nov
2020

Shirtless Man Caught On Video Throwing Rock At Jesus Statue, Lighting Church Property On FireShirtless Man Caught On Video Throwing Rock At Jesus Statue, Lighting Church Property On Fire

Police are investigating after a shirtless man was caught on video throwing a rock at a statue of Jesus and then setting a fire at a Catholic Church in Florida, numerous sources reported. The man appears at Saint Bernard Catholic Church in Sunrise early Sunday, according to surveillance video, and is holding a large object. […]

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Nov
2020

Two Washington State Churches Damaged By Fires On Same Day, Authorities Suspect One Case Is ArsonTwo Washington State Churches Damaged By Fires On Same Day, Authorities Suspect One Case Is Arson

Two churches in Washington state were damaged by fire Sunday morning, and investigators suspect arson in one of the cases, numerous sources reported. Police in Brewster are investigating a fire at New Testament Baptist Church, where firefighters were called at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and discovered “quite a bit of fire to deal with,” according […]

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Oct
2020

Pope Francis’ Reportedly Edited Remarks On Same-Sex Civil Unions Leave Catholics In ‘Turmoil, Confusion, And Error’ Amidst Vatican Silence Pope Francis’ Reportedly Edited Remarks On Same-Sex Civil Unions Leave Catholics In ‘Turmoil, Confusion, And Error’ Amidst Vatican Silence 

Catholic bishops pushed back against remarks in which Pope Francis appeared to condone same-sex civil unions, warning that the statements as reported spread “turmoil, confusion, and error.” Media reported Wednesday that the pope had made bombshell statements condoning civil unions that were included in the documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday night in Rome.  The Catholic […]

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Sep
2020

Crucifix At Catholic Seminary Desecrated, Property VandalizedCrucifix At Catholic Seminary Desecrated, Property Vandalized

A seminary in San Antonio, Texas, was reportedly vandalized Thursday night, residents of the seminary told the Daily Caller and Trinity University student newspaper The Tower. Assumption Seminary’s glass doors were struck and damaged and a crucifix on the property was desecrated, with a Spurs jersey wrapped around Jesus’s head and Christ’s feet destroyed, a […]

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man-caught-on-video-destroying-statue-of-virgin-of-guadalupe-at-new-york-catholic-church
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Sep
2020

Man Caught On Video Destroying Statue Of Virgin Of Guadalupe At New York Catholic ChurchMan Caught On Video Destroying Statue Of Virgin Of Guadalupe At New York Catholic Church

New York police are searching for a man who was caught on video destroying a statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe outside a Catholic Church in Brooklyn, numerous sources reported. Surveillance video captured a man in a hat climbing a fence outside Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace, and then grabbing the statue of […]

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man-reportedly-detained-after-decapitating-statue-of-jesus-inside-catholic-church
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Sep
2020

Man Reportedly Detained After Decapitating Statue Of Jesus Inside Catholic ChurchMan Reportedly Detained After Decapitating Statue Of Jesus Inside Catholic Church

Police detained a man after he allegedly decapitated a statue of Jesus inside a Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas, the church reported. The man allegedly walked into St. Patrick Cathedral on Tuesday and destroyed an almost 90-year-old statue of Jesus behind the main altar of the church, the El Paso Catholic Diocese said in […]

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louisiana-man-arrested-for-vandalizing-catholic-church
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Sep
2020

Louisiana Man Arrested For Vandalizing Catholic ChurchLouisiana Man Arrested For Vandalizing Catholic Church

A Louisiana man was arrested Thursday after causing extensive damage to a Catholic church, which Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy called “the latest episode of attacks on those who believe” in an exclusive statement to the Daily Caller. Chandler Johnson, 23, spent nearly two hours vandalizing the outside property of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church […]

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