Chicago Catholic Charities provides showers for homeless people

Chicago, Ill., Jun 19, 2018 / 05:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two weeks ago, Chicago’s Catholic Charities opened hygienic services offering homeless persons showers and a place to do laundry in the city’s River North neighborhood. “Our guests will have comfort of a warm shower, toiletries, bedding, clothing,” said Monsignor Michael …

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Cardinal Burke: Irish Catholics ‘did not receive support from Rome’ in abortion battle

WARSAW, June 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Ireland’s recent caving into the globalist agenda of abortion and same-sex “marriage” is partly due to silence coming from Rome, American Cardinal Raymond Burke said in an interview last week with Polish weekly “Sieci” magazine. “In Ireland, during the campaign before the referendum on …

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Vatican report: Number of Catholics worldwide rises to 1.3 billion

The Vatican has released the Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae 2016, the most current version of Church statistics.  According to the report, there are now 1.3 billion Catholics worldwide, following a 1.1 percent increase between 2015 and 2016. However, as the world population is greater, the percentage of total Catholics has decreased. …

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