Archive of May 21, 2013

Church, political leaders extend prayers to Oklahoma victims

May 21, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- Following a devastating tornado in Oklahoma on May 20, Church leaders and national figures from the offered their prayers and condolences for those affected by the disaster.

Oklahoma bishop supports those grieving in Moore

May 21, 2013 - 03:15 pm .- Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City traveled to Moore today to give his support and concern to those devastated by the tornado that swept through the town yesterday, May 20.

Former Newark priest arrested after breaking court agreement

May 21, 2013 - 02:03 pm .- After violating the terms of an understanding with local prosecutors, a priest who recently resigned from ministry with the Newark archdiocese was arrested May 20.

Pope: power struggles outside Jesus' vision of Church

May 21, 2013 - 01:39 pm .- While acknowledging that power struggles have existed in the Church since it began, Pope Francis said Jesus’ teaching on power leaves no room for them.

Pope Francis helped young addict in struggle against drugs

May 21, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- According to an Argentine priest, Pope Francis when he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires helped save a young mailman from the abyss of drug addiction and became his spiritual father.

Pope praying for children, others struck by Oklahoma tornado

May 21, 2013 - 08:08 am .- Pope Francis sent special condolences to those parents who lost their children in a tornado that killed around 100 people in Oklahoma.

Vatican spokesman denies Pope conducted exorcism

May 21, 2013 - 04:31 am .- Pope Francis did not perform an exorcism when he prayed over a young disabled man in St. Peter’s Square on Pentecost Sunday, according to the Vatican’s spokesman.

Cloning shows science must dialogue with philosophy

May 21, 2013 - 04:05 am .- The recent production of stem cells from cloned human embryos has prompted a researcher to consider the need for scientists to take other disciplines into account before engaging their work.

Global rosary relay to encourage prayer for priests

May 21, 2013 - 02:04 am .- The Global Rosary Relay for Priests’ fourth annual event will take place this June 7, providing an opportunity for worldwide prayer to support priests in their ministry.

Texas abortionist accused of killing babies born alive

May 21, 2013 - 12:02 am .- A Houston doctor is under investigation on charges that he performed illegal late-term abortions after former employees alleged that several babies were born alive and then killed in gruesome ways.

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