Vatican Says Catholic Churches Cannot Bless Same-Sex Marriages

Vatican Says Catholic Churches Cannot Bless Same-Sex Marriages

The Vatican has taken a different stance than Pope Francis by saying Catholic Churches cannot bless same-sex marriages. The Holy See made this announcement on March 15, 2021. Recently, Pope Francis has approved LGBTQ marriages — which has threatened to widen the chasm between the LGBTQ community and the church. In a lengthy note released […]

Pope Francis Appoints First Black Cardinal Chicago-Native Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis Appoints First Black Cardinal Chicago-Native Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appointed 13 new cardinals on Sunday, at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City.  Archbishop of Washington D.C., Wilton Gregory,72, became the first-ever appointed to America’s Catholic Church’s highest governing body on Oct. 26, 2020. Gregory was born in Chicago,  Illinois, and ordained a priest in 1972. He served as the associate pastor at […]

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