Antichrist (historicism)
Historicism, a method of interpretation in Christian eschatology which associates biblical prophecies with actual historical events and identifies symbolic beings with historical persons or societies,...
Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion
Pope Francis has extended indefinitely the power of Catholic priests to forgive abortions, making the announcement in an apostolic letter released Monday.
Vatican leaks scandal: Five people charged
The Vatican says it has charged five people, including two journalists, over a scandal that saw secret documents leaked to the media. The documents were cited in two books, by journalists Emiliano Fit...
10 Fascinating Facts About Pope Francis
Pope Francis has made an immediate impression on the world with his humble demeanor and openness. Here are 10 things you may not know about His Holiness...
Cuban Americans Make Pilgrimages To See The Pope In Their Native Land
The Miami International Airport was busier than usual Friday as hundreds headed to the island. The regular bedlam of long ticket lines and spinning luggage machines at the Miami International Airport...
Priest Constructs LEGO Vatican On Display In Philadelphia
"I think there's about half a million pieces in it," Father Bob Simon says of his LEGO replica of the Vatican. "I'm not sure," he told CBS Philadelphia. "I think there are about 44,000 cobblestones o...
Dead for 48 minutes, Catholic Priest claims God is female
A Catholic priest from Massachussetts was officially dead for more than 48 minutes before medics were able to miraculously re-start his heart has revealed a shocking revelation that will change everyt...
Pope - Pope hosts hundreds of poor at Vatican luncheon
By John Thavis VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI hosted more than 350 poor people at a post-Christmas luncheon at the Vatican, an event that marked ...
Four kingdoms of Daniel
The four kingdoms refers to four monarchies, or world empires, described in dreams and visions in the Book of Daniel of the Hebrew Bible. The actual term "four kingdoms" occurs once, found in Daniel 8...
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Great Tribulation
In Christian eschatology, the great tribulation (Greek: θλίψις μεγάλη, thlipsis megalē) is a period mentioned by Jesus in the Olivet discourse as a sign that would occur in the time of the end. At...
Seven churches of Asia
The Seven Churches of Revelation, also known as The Seven Churches of the Apocalypse and The Seven Churches of Asia (referring to the Roman province of Asia, not the entire continent), are seven major...
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Seven seals
The Seven Seals is a phrase in the Book of Revelation that refers to seven symbolic seals that secure the book or scroll, that John of Patmos saw in his Revelation of Jesus Christ. The opening of the ...
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Seven trumpets
Seven trumpets are sounded, one at a time, to cue apocalyptic events that were seen in the vision of the Revelation of Christ Jesus, by John of Patmos, as written in the Book of Revelation of the New ...
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Two witnesses
The two witnesses are two of God's prophets who are seen in a vision by John of Patmos, who appear during the Second woe in the Book of Revelation 11:1-14. The two witnesses have been identified by va...
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Beast of Revelation
The beast (Greek: Θηρίον, Thērion) refers to two beasts described in the Book of Revelation. The first beast comes from "out of the sea" and is given authority and power by the dragon. This first...
Beast of Revelation - Wikipedia
Holy See
The Holy See (Latin: Sancta Sedes; [ˈsaŋkta ˈsedes]) is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Bishop of Rome—the Pope. It is...
Pope
The Pope (Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The importance of the Roman bishop is largel...
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Vandals
The Vandals were an East Germanic tribe, or group of tribes, who were first heard of in southern Poland, but later moved around Europe establishing kingdoms in Spain and later North Africa in the 5th ...
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Heruli
The Heruli (spelled variously in Latin and Greek) were an East Germanic tribe who migrated from Scandinavia to the Black Sea in the third century AD. They were part of the series of raids and incursio...
Heruli - Wikipedia
Ostrogoths
The Ostrogoths (Latin: Ostrogothi or Austrogothi) were a branch of the later Goths (the other major branch being the Visigoths). The Ostrogoths, under Theodoric the Great, established a kingdom in...
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Catholic Church
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.2 billion members worldwide. It is one of the oldest religious institutions in the world...
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1260 day prophecy
The day-year principle, year-day principle or year-for-a-day principle is a method of interpretation of Bible prophecy in which the word day in prophecy is symbolic for a year of actual time. It is us...
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Day-year principle
The day-year principle, year-day principle or year-for-a-day principle is a method of interpretation of Bible prophecy in which the word day in prophecy is symbolic for a year of actual time. It is us...
Day-year principle - Wikipedia
Blasphemy
Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God, to religious or holy persons or things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable.Some religions consider ...
Blasphemy - Wikipedia
Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion
Pope Francis has extended indefinitely the power of Catholic priests to forgive abortions, making the announcement in an apostolic letter released Monday.
Thérèse of Lisieux
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, January 2, 1873 – September 30, 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, O.C.D., was a French Discalced Carmelite n...
Thérèse of Lisieux - Wikipedia
Vatican leaks scandal: Five people charged
The Vatican says it has charged five people, including two journalists, over a scandal that saw secret documents leaked to the media. The documents were cited in two books, by journalists Emiliano Fit...
Pope Pius VII
Pope Pius VII (14 August 1742 – 20 August 1823), born Barnaba Niccolò Maria Luigi Chiaramonti, reigned as Pope from 14 March 1800 to his death in 1823. Chiaramonti was also a monk of the Order of Sain...
Pope Pius VII - Wikipedia
Pope Theophilus of Alexandria
Theophilus of Alexandria was the twenty-third Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He became Pope at a time of conflict between the newly dominant Christians and the pagan establis...