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.
Santorini Greek Easter
Greek orthodox Easter in Santorini
Mother Teresa and sainthood: Here are the 5 steps to getting there
On Thursday, Pope Francis approved a decree from the Congregation of Causes of Saints that attributed a miracle to Mother Teresa, the woman who spent her life ministering to the poor in India. With th...
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
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...
Indiana Women’s Prison: A revisionist history.
In 1873, two Quaker reformers living in Indiana, shocked by allegations of sexual abuse of female prisoners at the state’s unisex institution, pushed the state to fund the Indiana Reformatory Institut...
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...
Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
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.
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Indiana Women’s Prison: A revisionist history.
In 1873, two Quaker reformers living in Indiana, shocked by allegations of sexual abuse of female prisoners at the state’s unisex institution, pushed the state to fund the Indiana Reformatory Institut...
John George Gough
John George Gough (5 November 1848 – 15 November 1907), was one of the founders of the New South Wales Labour Party, initially the Labour Electoral League, the first political Labour movement in Austr...
John George Gough - Wikipedia
Historical fires of Stockholm
Stockholm has escaped looting and natural disasters, but the city's major scourges have been fires, which in the worst cases have wiped out entire neighborhoods. The population of Stockholm has histor...
Historical fires of Stockholm - Wikipedia
Roman Catholics
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest church in Christianity, with more than 1.2 billion members worldwide. It is one of the oldest religious institutions in the...
Roman Catholics - Wikipedia
Novitiate
Novitiate, alt. noviciate, is the period of training and preparation that a novice (or prospective) monastic, apostolic, or member of a religious institute undergoes prior to taking vows in order to d...
Novitiate - Wikipedia
Seventh-day Adventists
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the original seventh day of the Judeo-Christian week, as the Sabbath, and by its em...
Seventh-day Adventists - Wikipedia
Missionary Bishop
A Missionary Bishop is one assigned in the Anglican Communion to an area that is not already organized under a bishop of a church. The term was also used in the Methodist churches at one time, but thi...
Methodism
The Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley. George Whitefield and John...
Methodism - Wikipedia
The New Church
The New Church (or Swedenborgianism) is the name for several historically related Christian denominations that developed as a new religious movement, informed by the writings of Swedish scientist and ...
James H. Symington
James Harvey Symington (1913-1987) was a Neche, North Dakota, (USA) pig farmer and the religious leader of the Exclusive Brethren.
Symington was born to Lyle and Ida (Hughes) Symington on August 2...
Hugh Ross (politician)
Hugh Ross (born c. 1944) is a Presbyterian minister and member of the Orange Order, who was previously the leader of the now defunct Ulster Independence Movement (UIM).
Ross began his political in...