xpress

5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

Leonardo+DiCaprio+%28Getty+Images%29
Back to Article
Back to Article

5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Hannah Shulski, Faith in Action Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






In the modern world, talking about religion can be somewhat of a faux pas, especially for famous people in the public eye. Instead of keeping their beliefs private, these celebrities have spoken out about their faith.

  1. Selena Gomez
    Former Disney Channel star and current singer Selena Gomez was raised Catholic. She visited the Vatican earlier this year and met Pope Francis with her fellow Wizards of Waverly Place actor, David Henrie.  

    Selena Gomez (Getty Images)

     

     

  2. Stephen Colbert
    The Late Show host is a devout Catholic and even brings his faith onto his show by challenging other Catholic celebrities such as Patricia Heaton to a “Catholic Throwdown”. Colbert has been praised for his representation of Catholics in mainstream media.

    Stephen Colbert (Getty Images)

  3. Jack White
    The former White Stripes frontman and rock icon is a lifelong Catholic that is still active in his faith today. White grew up in a large Catholic family with ten children. He has also been one of the celebrities featured on Stephen Colbert’s “Catholic Throwdown”.

    Jack White (Getty Images)

  4. Danny DeVito
    Yes, the man who played Matilda’s father is Catholic! Legendary actor and producer Danny DeVito was raised in the faith, was an altar server at his New Jersey church, and even attended a Catholic boarding school.

    Danny DeVito (Getty Images)

  5. Leonardo DiCaprio
    Last but not least, Oscar award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is a practicing Catholic. He is a passionate environmentalist and has even met up with Pope Francis, most likely to discuss saving the planet.

    Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    Local Xavier Seniors Take on the Board of Visitors Fashion Show

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Connect

    Xavier Student Brings Christmas Cheer to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    Merry and Bright: Celebrating a Cultural Christmas

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    How To: Make Your Own Advent Wreath

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    Should religion influence which political party you stand with?

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    How Black Friday is changing Thanksgiving

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    Do Starbucks’ holiday cups tear us apart or bring us together?

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    Inside Dia de los Muertos

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Campus News

    Father Daughter Mass 2018

  • 5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic

    Faith In Action

    The Problem with Catholicism in Horror Movies

Navigate Right
the student news site of xavier college preparatory
5 Celebrities You Probably Don’t Know Are Catholic