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  • Hebrews
    Book of Hebrews: Chapter 12
    Verse 1The cloud of witnesses is talking about those "heroes of faith" mentioned in chapter 11Abel; Abraham; Enoch; Noah; Sarah; Isaac; Jacob; Joseph; Moses; Israelites crossing the Red Sea; Jericho's army; Rahab; Gideon; Barak;...
  • Hebrews
    Book of Hebrews: Chapter 7 (Part 2)
    Verse 13-16Moses did not allot any priestly service to the tribes of Judah, from which Christ descended. This means Jesus could never be an earthly high priest. If He is to be a priest at all, His priesthood must be of a different order. This is...
  • Pope Francis
    Priestly joy is a 'priceless treasure,' Pope tells priests
    At this morning's Chrism Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, Pope Francis told priests to "anoint with the oil of gladness" and said that members of the clergy are "useless" unless they truly find joy in their...
  • Mormon women: Hundreds of Mormon women protest at male-only priesthood meeting
    Mormon women: Hundreds of Mormon women protest at male-only priesthood meeting
    Mormon women seeking ordination to the Mormon priesthood protested at a male-only Mormon Church priesthood meeting on Saturday. "Despite polite and respectful requests from church leaders not to make Temple Square a place of protest, a mixed...
  • Pope Francis
    Pope prays that more young people will answer the call to vocation
    In his homily for daily Mass in the chapel of the St. Martha House yesterday, Pope Francis reflected on his concern that too many young people are not answering the call to the priesthood or to religious life because they have become too attached...
  • Pastor preaches "The Foundation of the Priesthood"
    Pastor preaches 'The Foundation of the Priesthood'
    Last Sunday, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia told the congregation, "It's All About the Priesthood" based on Exodus 19:5-7 and Exodus 20:18ff.She continued preaching about the...
  • Priesthood of all believers
    Pastor preaches 'It's All About the Priesthood'
    On Sunday, Nov. 3, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia told the congregation, "It's All About the Priesthood" based on Exodus 19:5-7 and Exodus 20:18ff.The background of these texts is...
  • Peter as Pope and the Catholic priesthood
    Peter as Pope and the Catholic priesthood
    Much detail has offered about the issue surrounding the claim that Peter was the first Pope and thus, the foundation of the Catholic priesthood on our homepage True Freethinker such as:Roman Catholicism – Was Peter the Rock? Was Peter the...
  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross
    Boston Archdiocese focuses on evangelization
    The Archdiocese of Boston, a place where one in every two people is nominally Catholic, said in a story that ran on the Catholic News Agency wire on Sunday that the real solution to its problems of Church finances and a chronic shortage of clergy...
  • Pope Francis at the beach
    Pope Francis confusing the reporters
    When Pope Francis I held an impromptu interview on the long flight from Rio de Janerio back to Rome on July 29, 2013, he openly discussed the issue of gay priests in the Vatican.Some have taken his statements that he was not one to judge gay...
  • Pope Francis
    Francis calls on seminarians and religious to live in simplicity, austerity
    In a special audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican on Sunday afternoon, Pope Francis encouraged hundreds of seminarians studying for the priesthood, along with novices from religious orders to live lives of humility and great...
  • Rosemarie Smead newly ordained priest
    Kentucky woman ordained as priest: Former nun defies Roman Catholic Church
    A Kentucky woman and former Carmelite nun, Rosemarie Smead, was ordained a priest on Saturday, April 27 at the St. Andrew United Church of Christ in Louisville, defying Roman Catholic Church doctrine, according to Reuters.The newly ordained, 70...
  • Clouds
    Women in Ministry
    When I am asked about women taking on the roles of pastors, elders or deacons, it usually goes something like this. “So, does your church allow women to be pastors?” There are a few things wrong with this question. First, it seems to...
  • Queen City skyline
    Royal people in the Queen City
    Cincinnati is known as the “Queen City,” and with the city’s history it is not a far stretch to see that at times the city has been royalty. Recall the history of the college sports in Cincinnati with the outstanding basketball...
  • Vallejo hometown advantage:  Mare Island author Lou Bordisso
    Vallejo hometown advantage: Mare Island author Lou Bordisso
    In these tumultuous times, we can't think of one cultural institution that doesn't have growing pains.It's the tenor of this era. For the Roman Catholic Church, those pains have become the source of perpetual headlines as this...
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