VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Movies depicting exorcisms could be an important medium for showing how God always triumphs over evil, but instead, they misrepresent the faith and exaggerate human and satanic powers over God, a leading exorcist wrote in the Vatican newspaper.
Chuck Pelletier wasn’t in his usual spot at the Good Friday Rosary Vigil outside Fort Worth’s Planned Parenthood in 2013. Instead of leading more than 700 people in prayer, the longtime pro-life advocate was sick and unable to attend. It was the first time he missed the public witness against abortion in 28 years.
Many people spend the weeks before Christmas shopping for gifts, festooning their homes in garlands, and planning holiday get-togethers.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Last year on Christmas Day, National Geographic photographer Dave Yoder received an unexpected Christmas gift that he will never forget.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — When people think of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, they should consider everything about her, said a college professor who once volunteered with the future saint's order, the Missionaries of Charity, in India.