Steven Newcomb
1/17/15

On January 15, 2015, during a flight from Sri Lanka to Manila, Pope Francis declared to reporters: “In September, God willing, I will canonize Junipero Serra in the United States.” In other words, the pope intends to make Serra a Roman Catholic saint....

Steve Russell
1/16/15
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the Golden Globe Awards proved there is life after making rape jokes...
ICTMN Staff
12/28/14
Pope Francis has rocked both the religious and secular worlds this year by eschewing papal security, embracing the poor and reaching out to gay and lesbian people...
Steve Russell
10/24/14
Kuzya, one of three Siberian tigers released into the wild personally by Vladimir Putin, entered China by swimming the Amur River...
ICTMN Staff
9/9/14
A group of nuns is urging Pope Francis to rescind the Doctrine of Discovery, the set of 15-century papal bulls that gave tacit permission to seize lands and justify colonization of...
Steve Russell
8/28/14
The latest pedophile scandal involving the Roman Catholic Church raises a distressingly familiar question: is the Church fighting to end sexual abuse by its priests, or still tryin...
Steve Russell
1/31/14
The New York Times reports a study on Magellanic penguins, long in jeopardy from predation and starvation, now dying from climate change-induced hypothermia...
Steve Russell
12/7/13
Saturday’s New York Times carried another in a series of investigative reports by Christopher Drew and Danielle Ivory on massive stealing from the US Navy by civilian contractors w...
Rick Kearns
12/4/13
Brazilian Bishops from nine states wrote a letter recently to Pope Francis in defense of indigenous and other people affected by massive hydroelectric projects, and the Pope quoted...

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