Archive of December 19, 2010

Priest says Muslim extremists want to rid Middle East of Christians

Dec 19, 2010 - 06:02 pm .- An Egyptian priest has explained that radical Muslims are trying to rid the Middle East entirely of Christians, who once comprised the largest religious group in the region.

Faithful woman finds ‘home’ in Catholic Church

Dec 19, 2010 - 01:06 pm .- It is easy to see after spending just a few minutes with Tiara Chivers that her faith is very dear to her. She clearly remembers her experiences as a child and has kept a scrapbook of significant mementos from her adult faith life also.

Pope looks to St. Joseph's example of faith as Christmas approaches

Dec 19, 2010 - 12:21 pm .- During Sunday's Angelus prayer, Pope Benedict XVI prayed that all people might know how to read the signs of God's work in their lives just as St. Joseph did.

St. Thorlak, patron of Iceland, to be celebrated Dec. 23

Dec 19, 2010 - 08:11 am .- The Scandinavian island nation of Iceland will celebrate its national patron, St. Thorlak Thorhallsson, on Dec. 23.

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