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Pope Francis reaches 40 million followers on Twitter

The Pope has the second highest number of followers for any world leader, behind Donald Trump Pope Francis’s @Pontifex Twitter accounts have reached more than 40 million followers. The papal Twitter accounts, in nine different languages, have grown by over 9 million followers in the past 12 months, representing the interest and attention of “the […]

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1 million Catholics expected to pray rosary to ‘Save Poland and the whole world’

WARSAW, Poland, October 2, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — One million Poles are expected to pray the Rosary together around the borders of Poland on October 7. LifeSiteNews got in touch with Maciej “Maciek” Bodasiński, one of the organizers of the “Rosary at the Borders” event, to find out more about the initiative. LSN: Who are the […]

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Catholicism set to become the largest religion in Scotland

New figures suggest Catholicism will become the largest religion in Scotland in seven years The latest figures from the Scottish Household Survey show the number of Catholics in Scotland remaining stable over the last decade, but a drop in the membership of the Church of Scotland and a rise in the number of people claiming […]

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Ratzinger Foundation unveils new prize, announces American winners

Posted by Hannah Brockhaus / CNA | Sep 27, 2017 VATICAN— The Vatican’s Joseph Ratzinger Foundation unveiled a new prize called “Expanding Reason,” aimed at promoting dialogue between the sciences and philosophy and theology in scholarly work. Four Americans – Darcia Narvaez from the University of Notre Dame and Michael Schuck, Nancy C. Tuchman, and Jesuit Fr. Michael […]

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China on course to become ‘world’s most Christian nation’ within 15 years

The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America. It is said to be China’s biggest church and on Easter Sunday thousands of worshippers will flock to this Asian mega-temple to pledge their allegiance – not to the Communist Party, but to […]