Archive of May 6, 2013

Congressman calls attention to human trafficking in US

May 6, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- In a recent Virginia forum, U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) highlighted the largely unknown problem of human trafficking within the United States, offering suggestions for how to fight “modern day slavery.”  

US bishops promote rule banning Congo militia funding

May 6, 2013 - 05:38 pm .- The U.S. bishops have reiterated their support for a federal regulation that would block American investments from supporting militias in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Broadway play about anti-Christian Mary closes early

May 6, 2013 - 03:52 pm .- A Broadway show that depicted the Virgin Mary as a doubting skeptic who thought Jesus died in vain failed to attract a large audience and closed on Sunday less than two weeks after it opened.  

Absorb Church's Catholic identity, Pope tells new Swiss Guards

May 6, 2013 - 11:55 am .- On the day that it will swear in 35 new members and commemorate the fallen, the Swiss Guard was told by Pope Francis that it has “a privileged opportunity” to deepen its knowledge of Christ by breathing in the catholicity of the Church.

Caritas official: Bombing of new Tanzanian parish surpasses other attacks

May 6, 2013 - 08:50 am .- A top official with the charity Caritas Tanzania says a Sunday attack on a new Catholic parish was the first of its kind for the East African country.

Pope suggests daily Holy Spirit review

May 6, 2013 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis said people should ask themselves what the Holy Spirit did within them at the end of each day.

Pope sends Dallas auxiliary bishop to El Paso

May 6, 2013 - 05:50 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Spanish-speaking Bishop Mark J. Seitz to lead the El Paso diocese in western Texas, placing him just across the border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

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