Roman Catholicism

9 Things You Should Know About Notre Dame Cathedral

"During the anti-Christian fervor of the French Revolution, Notre Dame was turned into a Temple of Reason and rededicated to the atheistic Cult of Reason. Later, when the Committee of Public Safety, which controlled France, decreed worship of a Supreme Being, it was rededicated to the deistic Cult of the Supreme Being." - TGC

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Pop Francis Has Refused the Resignation of Cardinal Convicted of Sexual Abuse Cover-up

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin "was convicted on charges of failing to inform the proper authorities of child sexual abuse allegations. In his statement, Barbarin said on the morning of March 18 that he forwarded his resignation to the pope." - WRN

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Survey: More than a third of US Catholics question loyalty in wake of scandals

"According to a poll released Wednesday (March 13) by Gallup, more than a third of U.S. Catholics ...said they have questioned whether they should remain in the church. That’s up from 22 percent in 2002, when The Boston Globe published its report detailing widespread child sex abuse by priests in the city." - RNS

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Pope Francis poised to redo translation of Lord's Prayer

"The Italian Episcopal Conference [CEI] has submitted the proposed change to the Vatican for approval, changing the line 'lead us not into temptation' to 'abandon us not when in temptation,' reported the Italian newswire service Ansa and the [U.K.] Express." - Washington Times

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