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2014-10-09 16:24:22

Pope Francis's Favorability Remains High Among Catholics SAINT LEO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Catholic bishops from around the world convene in Rome for a special synod (conference) on family and marriage, American Catholics favor inclusivity in a number of situations, as responses to a new national survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute show. Catholics expressed strong support for allowing divorced or remarried Catholics to receive the sacrament of...

2014-07-04 23:03:31

Pastor of The House of Yahweh writes about the biblical prophecies he says concerns Pope Francis and the entire Roman Catholic Church. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Yisrayl Hawkins, the Pastor and Overseer of The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new blog post that he says reveals what biblical prophecy shows about the Roman Catholic Church. Yisrayl Hawkins says the Pope is actually the 'man of sin' spoken of in the Holy Scriptures. Yisrayl says every claim...

2013-01-23 23:01:14

On this 40th anniversary of Roe v.Wade, the Society of Jesus in the United States (the Jesuits), the largest religious community of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, vigorously affirms our opposition to abortion and our support for the unborn. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 On this 40th anniversary of Roe v.Wade, the Society of Jesus in the United States (the Jesuits), the largest religious community of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church,...

2010-12-07 10:30:00

DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, "Dan Rather Reports" investigates some subtle changes - and some not so subtle - that may indicate a conservative shift in the Roman Catholic Church. Is Pope Benedict the XVI supporting these changes, or simply trying to heal rifts within the Church itself? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) In the 1960's, under Pope John XXIII, and Pope Paul VI, the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, or Vatican II made...

2010-06-24 11:00:00

DALLAS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week, "Dan Rather Reports" investigates how the Roman Catholic Church has been hiding and shielding assets from victims of priest abuse. Some say the Church is behaving more like a big corporation than a sacred institution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) From the Vatican on down, the church has vowed to make peace with hundreds of victims of a...

2010-01-12 06:45:00

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With Congress addressing the question of abortion funding in the recent health care bills and some Catholic Bishops recently reaffirming the denial of communion to Pro-Choice legislators such as Congressman Patrick Kennedy, the debate over legal abortion has once again been brought to the forefront of public consciousness. In his new book, "Is Being Pro-Choice a Sin?" (published by iUniverse), author, retired lawyer and pro-choice Catholic Leonard...

2009-09-02 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The VocationMatch.com website saw a record number of people complete online profiles and inquire about a vocation as a Catholic sister, brother, or priest in the past year. Launched in 2007, VocationMatch.com has seen inquiries jump from a first-year total of 5,591 to 7,073 in 2009. The age range of respondents continues to trend younger with 50 percent under 30 and 17 percent in their 30s. According to current VocationMatch.com statistics, many who find...

2009-04-09 07:20:00

QUEENSLAND, Australia, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Rapture Index -- that is, the Dow Jones for "end-times activities" -- of the World Wide Web continues its energetic climb in 2009, there is no doubt many religious followers are giving some extra reckoning to the day of reckoning. In Paul Howell's new book, "Babylon the Great," the author explores a not-too-distant future where the Roman Catholic Church is responsible for the deception and damnation of the world.   In the book,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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