Archive of August 31, 2008

DNC faith forum speakers point to global poverty and modern slavery as faith issues

Aug 31, 2008 - 07:39 pm .- Two speakers paneling the “Faith in Action Forum” at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday discussed how people of faith can help address global poverty, mass migration, human trafficking and the underreported problem of modern slavery. 

The Resurrection will be 'the last word’ on suffering, Pope Benedict says

Aug 31, 2008 - 10:53 am .- Before the recitation of the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke about today’s Gospel, in which Jesus reveals to his disciples his coming passion, death and resurrection. Telling his audience that faithful obedience to God and loving service to our neighbor do not always come easily, the Holy Father reminded them that to follow Jesus they too must enter into the mystery of the cross.

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