Archive of July 21, 2013

WYD pilgrims help rebuild quake-damaged Chilean church

Jul 21, 2013 - 06:45 pm .- Forty Australian World Youth Day pilgrims made a special stop in Chile on Saturday to help rebuild a 200-year-old church that was totally destroyed in a massive earthquake three years ago.

Past World Youth Day attendees recall finding vocations

Jul 21, 2013 - 04:30 pm .- As huge crowds of youth flock to Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day 2013, some participants from past years are currently living out vocations discovered at the global youth events.

Pope prays for WYD before famous Marian image

Jul 21, 2013 - 12:38 pm .- Two days before his departure to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for World Youth Day, Pope Francis made a surprise trip Saturday to Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major in order to ask for Mary’s intercession.

Always unite prayer and action, Pope Francis says

Jul 21, 2013 - 10:37 am .- In his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis told crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square to unite prayer and action in Christian life.

New translation tells 'forgotten history' of Cristero uprising

Jul 21, 2013 - 06:09 am .- The story of the persecution of Mexican Catholics in the 1920s is being told anew, in an English translation of a book by a scholar of Mexican culture and history.

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