Global Catholic population exceeds 1.28 billion

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The number of baptised Catholics grew one per cent in a year to reach 1.285 billion as of December 31, 2015, the Vatican has reported. The 2017 Annuario Pontificio, or Vatican yearbook, and a new edition of the Vatican Statistical Yearbook report that the countries with the most Catholics are, in order: Brazil, Mexico, Philippines,

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A MIRACLE? Jesus Christ appears in image with Catholic priest (PHOTO)

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During the Catholic ceremony in the town of Caucete, not far from the Chilean border, a man named Favio Garay took a photo and shared it on the internet, where it then went viral. The image shows a priest either sitting or standing behind a table addressing the crowd of worshipers from a microphone. To

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Pope Francis says mind of Benedict XVI is still ‘perfect’

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Pope Francis has said his predecessor as pontiff is having trouble getting around, but remains sharp of mind and memory, according to an interview published on Sunday. “His mind and his memory are intact, perfect,” Francis said of Benedict XVI in the remarks published by La Nacion. He also praised the 89-year-old Pope Emeritus as

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A gift from Satan? Pope Francis rejects evil 666 gift!

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President Macri of Argentina offered a donation to Pope Francis, earmarked for the Scholas Occurentes educational foundation, in the sum of 16,666,000 pesos ($1.2 million USD). Pope Francis has rejected the donation in a short letter, adding in a post script, "I don't like the 666."  Both Pope Francis and President Macri have been natural

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Pope advances causes of Argentinian ‘gaucho priest’

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Pope Francis has advanced the sainthood causes of 10 men and women, including the Argentinian “gaucho priest,” Blessed Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, known for his ministry to the sick and the dying. The Pope has also recognised the martyrdom of Justo Takayama Ukon, a 17th-century Japanese samurai who died shortly after he was exiled

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