An onlooker noticed an unusual scene at the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in a town just northeast of New Orleans.
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Trump's appearance at the event comes at a crucial point in his re-election campaign, with less than 50 days remaining until the November 3 election date.
"I think that a person in good conscience could vote for Mr. Biden," said Cardinal Joseph Tobin, archbishop of Newark. "I, frankly, in my own way of thinking have a more difficult time with the other option."
The pastor drew comparisons between Al-Qaeda terrorists and today's protest movements across the U.S., saying both intend to destroy America.
The comments appear in a book of conversations the pontiff had with gastronomist Carlo Petrini about the future of the planet.
Citing U.S. abortion discussions, Jesuit priest Father James J. Martin urged fellow Catholics against claiming a vote for Joe Biden is a "mortal sin."
"For this president to call himself pro-life, and for anybody to back him because of claims of being pro-life, is almost willful ignorance," Lexington Diocese Bishop, Rev. John Stowe said in a Facebook Live panel. "He is so much anti-life because he is only concerned about himself, and he gives us every, every, every indication of that."
The Ventura City Council cast a 6-0 vote during its meeting Wednesday night to remove a statue of Father Junipero Serra from outside its city hall and relocate it to the Mission San Buenaventura.
A special exemption from federal regulations on the 500-employee cap allowed the Roman Catholic Church to receive more than $1.4 billion in aid as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
In a weekly message to parishioners, a pastor from Carmel, Indiana, compared Black Lives Matter protesters to "maggots and parasites" and referred to the movement as a "malevolent force."
Catholic Church stands by Father Junípero Serra, as his statue is torn down in Los Angeles by anti-racism protesters.
Last year the French Bishops' Conference said abuse victims would get financial compensation.
Pope Francis spoke out against the "sin of racism" during his general address to Catholics around the world on June 3.
Carlo Maria Vigano is asking Catholic clergy to participate in a mass exorcism against Satan and the Apostate Angels at 3 p.m. on Saturday "so we can all fight together the common enemy of the whole human race."
Don Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, reportedly died after insisting that the potentially life-saving ventilator parishioners purchased for him be used on a younger COVID-19 patient instead.
The archives, which open on March 2, chronicle a fraught period for the Vatican, during which time it remained silent about the Holocaust.
A book co-written by the retired pontiff says it is not possible to be married and be a priest "simultaneously."
Calling the woman's actions "so violent," 'The Five' co-host Emily Compagno declared that the person who grasped the hand of Pope Francis deserved to be "choked out" by his security guards. "He's not Jesus."
Vatican official Jodi Bertomeu Farnos wrote there is no link between celibacy or homosexuality with the current rash of child sex abuse cases in the Catholic church.
After 1,400 years in Rome, the wood fragment arrived in Bethlehem one day before the start of Advent, the Christian month of preparation leading up to Christmas.
Father Michele Mottola, 59, was arrested this week in Trentola Ducenta, near Naples, after audio recordings said to be of him molesting an 11-year-old girl were given to local press.
The former national security adviser John Bolton is expected to be a no-show on Capitol Hill today just as 'Abominable' will be a no-show in Malaysia after producers refused to follow orders from the country's censors.
Two nuns from two different orders in Sicily returned from a mission in Africa pregnant. The Catholic Church has responded with an investigation.
While less people are attending the Catholic Church, exorcisms and the training of priests for exorcist rituals have increased.
Gianluigi Nuzzi's new book, Universal Judgment, asserts that the Vatican will default by 2023. The Vatican has denied these claims, despite recent financial scandals.
As arguments about clerical celibacy and women's role in the church drag on, activists took out their anger on two statues of Pachamama, an indigenous symbol of life and fertility depicted as a nude pregnant woman.
As the Catholic church continues to grapple with sexual abuse scandals, one Australian politician wants their buildings labeled as unsafe for children.
After asking a state court to declare that she could not be sanctioned for attempting to help her patient end his life, Dr. Barbara Morris was dismissed from her position.
The Catholic Church celebrated the beatification of Richard Henkes, a priest who was an outspoken critic of the Third Reich during the 30s and 40s and who died of typhus while ministering to the sick at the Dachau concentration camp.