Hagia Sophia to Become a Mosque Says Turkey’s President

Currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site and museum, Turkey's president has vowed to make the Hagia Sophia a mosque.

Pope Francis Says Fellow Argentinian and Soccer Star Lionel Messi “Is...

An avid fan of the sport, Pope Francis said that fellow Argentinian and soccer star Lionel Messi is very good, but "not God."

The Liberal Hypocrisy On Sex

Prior to the sexual revolution, our society had a certain legal and moral consensus on sexual behaviour. Then certain factions in society started pushing for a cultural shift that produced the sexual revolution based on a desire to liberalize sexuality in western society.

The Ring of the Fisherman: Why Does the Pope Wear a...

A recent viral video that shows pilgrims attempting to kiss Pope Francis' ring has people asking: why does the pope wear a ring, and why do people kiss it?

Thousands of Babies Each Year Are Too Poor for a Proper...

Thousands of babies each year die too poor for a proper burial, but you can help with a charitable contribution to Compassionate Burials for Indigent Babies.

Dragons to Slay: A Vocations Talk

And there are dragons, my brothers. Don’t let folks tell you they are but fairy tales. Dragons exist, and I’ll tell you where, and how they do shortly. It takes a child like faith to recognize them, and the strength of a Christian warrior to defeat them.

The Pope and the Pendulum: The First Mechanical Clock Was a...

From sundials to the hourglass, no way of telling time was accurate until the first mechanical clock - a medieval Catholic invention by Pope Sylvester II.

Fumie: When Catholics Were Persecuted in Japan by Forcing Them to...

When the Faith was outlawed in 1629, Japanese government officials would make suspected Catholics step on fumie: pictures of Jesus or Mary.

Did You Know? Catholic Blessings for Cheese, Car, Fire, and Many...

The Roman Ritual includes "blessings of things designated for ordinary use" like cheese, cars, fire, beer, bread, medicine, oil - even mountaineering tools.

Holy Stairs: Are These the Actual Steps Jesus Walked on to...

Christ was taken to His Trial at Pontius Pilate's palace by way of 28 marble steps. Today, they are known as the Scala Sancta: the Holy Stairs.

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