Vatican will canonize first native american saint

A young boy’s recovery from flesh-eating bacteria will help a 17th-century woman become the first Native American saint in the Catholic Church. The Vatican has called the recovery of Washington state’s Jake Finkbonner from near death in 2006 a miracle that can be credited to Kateri Tekakwitha. Jake’s family prayed to Tekakwitha, who was disfigured […]

Catholic Church needs exorcists

With just five or six of US priests capable of performing an exorcism and demand for exorcisms rising, a group of bishops and priests are attending an emergency meeting in Baltimore this weekend for some training. The curriculum reportedly includes pointers on how to tell if somebody is possessed. Learning the liturgical rite is not […]