• Ford: Can a new pope do for women what Pope Francis did for the First Nations?

    A humble man came to visit; came to apologize to Canada’s First Nations for the horrors of residential and day schools run by the Roman Catholic Church and the ensuing inter-generational trauma. A powerful man came to do penance for all that. Those who believe “power” and “humble” can’t exist within the same person need […]


    New York’s Orange County Historian Johanna Porr-Yaun has been appointed to the Government Historians Committee for the National Council on Public History (NCPH). As a member of the committee, Porr-Yaun will serve as a representative for practitioners working in government, advocate for the needs and interests of the group within the broader public history community […]

  • Nicaragua Is Where Pope Francis Could Make a Difference

    HAVANA TIMES – A couple weeks ago Pope Francis returned to the Vatican from an eye-opening trip to Canada which made crystal clear the role of the Catholic Church in the genocide committed against Indigenous peoples in that country.

  • Francis: The First Anti-Pope in Centuries?

    Francis: The First Anti-Pope in Centuries?It is well known that orthodox minded Catholics have felt considerable consternation with Jorge Mario Bergoglio, known to the world as Pope Francis. On issue after issue, year after year, Catholics have had no shortage of occasions to feel perplexed, alarmed, and alienated – justifiably so. There’s been his positioning on the issue of remarriage and Holy Communion, for example, or his punitive attacks on the traditional liturgy. Even if non-Catholics may...

  • Buhari appoints new special adviser

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, appointed former Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office, Dr. Habiba Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy and Coordination. This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari appoints Dr Habiba Muda Read More

  • Tazewell County Clerk appointed to state committee

    PEKIN, Ill. (WMBD) -- Tazewell County officially has a seat at the state legislative level. Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman was appointed to the Illinois Association of County Clerks and Recorders legislative committee, which works to advance legislation related to recorders, clerks and elections. "It allows the elected official to have a voice in the []

  • Little boy runs to Pope Francis during sermon

    Pope Francis was greeted by an unexpected visitor during his latest service.

  • Little boy runs to Pope Francis during sermon

    Pope Francis was greeted by an unexpected visitor during his latest service.

  • What you need to know about Pope Francis’ next consistory

    A consistory for the creation of new cardinals in St. Peter’s Basilica Nov. 28, 2020. / Vatican Media. Rome Newsroom, Aug 17, 2022 / 05:31 am (CNA). On Saturday, Aug. 27, Pope Francis will place a red biretta on the heads of 18 bishops and two

  • Pope Francis Apologizes for Canadian Residential Schools

    The Vatican issues an apology—sort of.

  • Activists back Chakwera's women appointments to deliver

    BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Activists in the country have backed President Lazarus Chakwera’s recently appointed women figures into high profile public positions to deliver as expected of them. According to Women Manifesto Movement, the appointments were not only spot-on but also merited; adding that their success, backed by integrity, at the helm of their respective institutions will only strengthen […]

  • Pope Francis at Angelus: 'Rekindle the flame of faith'

    At the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis says the Gospel provokes change and invites us to conversion, like a fire that warms us with God's love, burning away our selfishness and moving us to share His love with others. Read all