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Why This Priest Walked Hundreds Of Miles To Protest Donald Trump

The Daily Beast | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion

CLEVELAND—Jose Landaverde braved blisters and a pro-Trump militia to walk 360 miles to Donald Trump’s coronation. His message: If Trump wins the p...

Elderly Hindu Priest Hacked To Death In Bangladesh

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.07.2016 | World

DHAKA (Reuters) - Suspected militants in Bangladesh hacked an elderly Hindu priest to death on Tuesday, in what police suspected was the latest in a s...

A priest, a rabbi, and two pastors walk into a bar...

Matt Carriker | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
Matt Carriker

I know, I know. It sounds like the beginning of a joke. It was the beginning of a Facebook post by Angel that got over 100 likes. That's something....

Some Thoughts on the Passing of a Prince

Matthew Fox | Posted 04.23.2016 | Religion
Matthew Fox

Thank you, Prince, for putting your royal personhood, your many gifts, on display so that all who chose to could be graced by them. Your work, your shamanhood and your priesthood, will continue long, long after your death. Beauty does not die nor should it.

Priest Collared For Requesting Oral Sex In The Park, Sheriff Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.23.2016 | Crime

He wasn't looking for a religious experience. A Florida priest was busted for asking a male undercover officer in a public park to give him oral sex, ...

Holy Dirt and Modern Pilgrims: El Santuario de Chimayó

James Orndorf | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
James Orndorf

Known as the "Lourdes of America," el Santuario de Chimayó, 40 miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage ...

Catholic Priest Stole $741K From Churchgoers Over 25 Years

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.01.2015 | Crime

TOULOUSE, France, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A Catholic priest will be sent to court after admitting he stole more than 700,000 euros ($741,000) collected from...

How This Introverted Priest Found Her Calling

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living

I grew up in a very Catholic family. We observed all the holy days and ate fish on Fridays, and I attended an all-girls’ Catholic high school. Being...

The Last Catholic Priest In The Antarctic Is Told He's 'Not Needed Anymore'

BBC News | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.29.2015 | Religion

Every southern summer for the past 57 years, Catholic priests from New Zealand have packed their warmest clothes and travelled some 4,000km (2,500 mil...

Priest Recalls First And Only Time He Knew He Was In Love

Posted 07.09.2015 | Dr. Phil

In his memoir, When Love Calls: A Memoir of Great Devotion, Father Norm Supancheck, 72, shares the story of how he learned to love deeply, fearlessly ...

Nirvana or the Disenchantment of Love in the Life of a Seminarian

Benjamin Brenkert | Posted 05.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Benjamin Brenkert

By the time I was 18, I realized that I had a rather strong libido, but I also discerned that God was calling me to be a Roman Catholic priest. That's a bummer, too strong sex drive and wanting to be a priest, who takes a vow of celibacy!

What Does Worship Look Like From A Priest's Point Of View? (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Italy | Arianna Catania | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion

This article was originally published on HuffPost Italy and was translated into English. Have you ever wondered what the priest standing at the alt...

The Most Important RSVP from Pope Francis

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I have seen examples of people ending a marriage only to realize later that they hadn't been so bad off after all. In the Church, discernment, listening to our hearts, and deep prayer and meditation, are all called for before entering into or ending such a union.

Intense Beginnings

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.14.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Transitions prompt anxiety. Combinations of transitions can be simply overwhelming. Imagine what it must have been for the Israelites about to enter the land, the community they have created together barely coalescing.

The Irony of Religious Celibacy

Peggy Payne | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Peggy Payne

Poet John Donne famously recognized the similarity of sexual and religious ecstasy. Born Catholic, he became an Anglican priest and the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, as well as a poet both bawdy and religious.

Priests Behaving Very Badly

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

Rev. Frank P. Hreno, a Catholic priest, appeared in court on Tuesday to fight charges that he had threatened a fellow priest, Rev. Emeka Okwuosa, with...

Polish Priest Walks Down Middle Of The Highway After Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

Yes, this is a picture of a priest walking down the middle of a highway in Switzerland as surprised cars swerve to avoid him. The bizarre incident ...

Singing Priest Vs. Singing Nun: The Ultimate Catholic Smackdown (POLL)

Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

This week, the internet was flooded with praise for Father Ray Kelly, a priest from Westmeath, Ireland, who unexpectedly burst into a soulful renditio...

The Bible Lesson You Might Have Missed

John Backman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
John Backman

Nicodemus's night visit to Jesus is not exactly empathic, but there is an intimacy to the setting. It is a tête-à-tête: Not a Sermon on the Mount, not a raising of Lazarus, but a private conversation between people who have studied God.

New Year, New Direction -- Reflections From a Gay Catholic Priest

Fr. Gary M. Meier | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Fr. Gary M. Meier

My book has generated a lot correspondence from people all over the world. Few have been negative. The rest are a combination of affirming supportive emails and emails from those who have been hurt by the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality.

Cata9tales: The Angst Rolling Off the Tongue

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

When a rapper rhymes as fast as Berkley Priest, it would be nice to know what he's rapping about. But Berkley Priest hardly slows down enough to comprehend what he's spitting about, so one would have to read the lyrics.

Cyclists And Faith Find A Common Cadence

Win Bassett | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

Regardless of creed, crank, and even creatine in some cases, it's not uncommon to find people mixing religion and riding and subsequently discovering a unique spiritual and physical reciprocity.

900 Year Old Tradition Of Priestly Celibacy May Soon Be Over

Posted 03.05.2013 | Religion

For over 900 years Catholic priests have practiced celibacy; but now that may be changing. After Cardinal Keith O'Brien resigned over sexual misconduc...

Director Finds Key to California Solo

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lewy had the idea for a Brit living in the U.S., even as he was researching America's immigration bureaucracy. His discussions with immigration lawyers sparked the idea for the film.

Catholic Priest Admits To Being Secretly Married

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.02.2012 | Religion

Father Kevin Lee, a Catholic Priest who presided over Padre Pio parish in Sydney, Australia, admitted to being secretly married for a year, and says m...