Posts Tagged ‘Catholic faith’

Joe Biden’s Catholic faith on display at Democratic convention’s final night Comments 0

Monday, August 24th, 2020
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As former Vice President Joe Biden prepared to accept the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday night, his Catholic faith was highlighted to kick off his reintroduction to Americans. His friend, Senator Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, spoke about Mr Biden’s faith, saying it “is strong and it’s personal and private. For Joe, faith isn’t Read more

Andy Warhol was a life-long, practising Catholic. Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni casts some light on a fact that astonished much of the world when the artist’s casket was carried from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan: Andy Warhol was a life-long, practising Roman Catholic. Read more Related Posts:Melania Trump is a practising CatholicGypsies big fat departure from CatholicismFormer Apostolic Delegate Read more

Former Scientologist actress returns to Catholicism Comments 0

Friday, November 6th, 2015

A US actress who wrote a tell-all memoir about her years as a Scientologist has returned to the Catholic faith. Former King of Queens actress Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology in 2013 after decades of membership. “I was always religious. I was baptised as a Catholic. I got my daughter baptised as a Read more

The everywhere of Jesus Comments 0

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Some of the people who convert to Catholicism, come from other Christian traditions.  Others are simply hi-jacked by God. I’m privileged to share a story of the latter kind, the experience of a young woman who had never had any interest in religion. Her passion was architecture, and she was in Rome with a camera, Read more

A trustworthy horse: why I remain Catholic Comments 0

Friday, June 19th, 2015

I don’t recall being asked but herewith I tell my story – proffered on end of a long stick (as Flannery O’Connor once said) so I can snatch some back if anger is provoked. I was born during WWII and educated at Catholic Schools (1948-1960). Our family practiced its faith even if it didn’t really value a Read more