Archive of March 29, 2013

Thousands pray Way of the Cross with Pope

Mar 29, 2013 - 04:00 pm .- Pope Francis presided over the Way of the Cross at the place where early Christians were martyred, recalling the Passion of Christ.

Papal preacher urges Church to remove barriers to the Gospel

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:11 pm .- On Good Friday, papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa urged Catholics to seize “this moment in which a new time is opening for the Church” and remove any obstacles that stand in the way of sharing Christ.

Youths who wrote Good Friday meditations ask for peace

Mar 29, 2013 - 09:58 am .- A leader of the Lebanese youth groups that wrote the meditations for today’s Via Crucis at the Coliseum said they focus on unity and peace between Christians and Muslims.

Panel urges awareness of global Christian oppression

Mar 29, 2013 - 04:03 am .- Authors of a new book on the global persecution of Christians warned that Americans must recognize the grave threat that is facing the faithful throughout the world.

Colorado parish dedicates 'beautiful' new church

Mar 29, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a parish of the Denver Archdiocese, recently dedicated its new church building which local Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has described as “beautiful.”

Pro-life Democrats call for broad HHS mandate exemptions

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:02 am .- For-profit businesses should be exempt from contraception mandate requirements that they provide abortifacient drugs, Democrats for Life of America argued in briefs recently filed in federal court cases.

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