Archive of April 13, 2013

At DC event, Christian converts recount captivity in Iran

Apr 13, 2013 - 04:01 pm .- Two Iranian converts to Christianity recently spoke of their experiences facing persecution and imprisonment in their country for their religious beliefs.

US bishops urge support for international arms treaty

Apr 13, 2013 - 01:02 pm .- In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, a representative of the U.S. bishops' conference asked that the Obama Administration hasten to review and sign a treaty to decrease arms trade.

Pope appoints advisors for Curia reform

Apr 13, 2013 - 09:08 am .- In response to suggestions during talks leading up to the papal conclave, Pope Francis has appointed eight cardinals to advise him on governing the Church and reforming the Curia.

New York's longest-serving priest was 'generous to a fault'

Apr 13, 2013 - 06:04 am .- Monsignor Gerald Ryan, the New York archdiocese's longest serving pastor and who died April 11, was described by one of his parishioners as exceedingly generous and ever-ready to help his people.

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