Archive of June 24, 2013

Indian bishops pray for victims of devastating flood

Jun 24, 2013 - 06:15 pm .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of India issued a June 21 statement voicing deep “solidarity” and “concern” for victims of severe flooding in the Uttarakhand region.

Religious freedom erosion threatens all rights, panel says

Jun 24, 2013 - 05:28 pm .- Federal lawmakers, archdiocesan representatives and leaders of companies and non-profit organizations came together at a Philadelphia forum to publicly support religious liberty from governmental threats.

Laity Sunday in Mumbai encourages formation in faith

Jun 24, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A June 23 seminar in Mumbai, India, sought to help Catholics, including families and young people, commit to living a spirit of faith and renewal as part of their role in evangelization.

Fight against secularism unites Jews, Catholics, Pope says

Jun 24, 2013 - 01:32 pm .- Christians and Jews can work together to challenge the contemporary problems of secularism and disrespect for the human person, Pope Francis told representatives of Judaism in a Vatican audience.

Faithful can send intentions for Papal Mass at Brazilian shrine

Jun 24, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- The Catholic faithful from around the world are invited to send their prayer intentions to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida for the Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate there during his visit to Brazil in July.

Pope: Christians called to proclaim Christ even unto death

Jun 24, 2013 - 11:30 am .- At his daily Mass at Saint Martha House, Pope Francis said the Church lives to announce Christ to the point of martyrdom, following the example of Saint John the Baptist.

Archbishop Chaput: Catholics should live their faith 'all in'

Jun 24, 2013 - 06:05 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has called on Catholics to be “active witnesses” of their faith, taking inspiration from the 17th century missionary Blessed Junipero Serra.

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