Archive of April 4, 2013

US bishops fund aid projects in Haiti, Latin America

Apr 4, 2013 - 04:59 pm .- A U.S. bishops’ subcommittee has approved over $3.1 million dollars in funding for pastoral work in Latin America, including the continued reconstruction of Haiti and World Youth Day pilgrimage efforts.

French couple claims police violence at marriage march

Apr 4, 2013 - 03:59 pm .- A couple in France is reporting acts of violence by police officers against participants in a recent march to defend marriage against redefinition by the French government.

Pope reflects on wonder as invitation to know God

Apr 4, 2013 - 12:14 pm .- Awe and wonder at an encounter with Christ are the first steps in deepening a spiritual life that leads to ultimate peace in the Lord, said Pope Francis at a Vatican Mass.

Pope prays for flood victims, urges aid for survivors

Apr 4, 2013 - 05:52 am .- The Pope is praying for the 54 people who have died in flooding that hit two cities in Argentina and is also appealing for aid to those made homeless by the disaster.??

Story of Pope's desire to visit Sicily emerges

Apr 4, 2013 - 05:05 am .- Some might call it fate, but through a series of providential connections, Bishop Michele Pennisi discovered that Pope Francis wants to visit Sicily “as soon as possible.”

Pope's hug embraced everyone with disabilities, dad says

Apr 4, 2013 - 04:02 am .- The father of a boy with special needs, whose iconic hug from Pope Francis has captured the world's attention, says that the Pope in that instant held “all people” with disabilities.

Study shows African Americans reject civil, gay rights equation

Apr 4, 2013 - 02:10 am .- A new survey of African Americans shows that most disagree with the claim that the effort to promote gay rights is comparable to the historic movement for racial equality.

John Paul II exemplified Christian life, chaplain reflects

Apr 4, 2013 - 12:03 am .- On the eighth anniversary of the death of Blessed Pope John Paul II, the chaplain of a shrine in his memory explained that the Pope called others to holiness through the witness of his own life.   

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