Archive of July 30, 2013

Massive sex trafficking bust applauded by US lawmaker

Jul 30, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- A major U.S. law enforcement operation, which saved over 100 minors from prostitution rings and arrested over 150, drew praise from a congressman known for toughening laws against sex trafficking.

Catholic Bible studies in Thailand strengthen faith

Jul 30, 2013 - 04:00 pm .- Foreign missionaries in Thailand once dedicated their lives to encountering Christ, spreading the gospel and helping the growth of the Church.

Pope cries with Brazilian child who wants to be a priest

Jul 30, 2013 - 02:54 pm .- Nathan de Brito brought Pope Francis to tears during one of his motorcades through the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Friday, when he broke past barriers to deliver an important message to the Pontiff.

Cardinal Turkson links care for environment, human life

Jul 30, 2013 - 12:18 pm .- Respect for the environment is a matter of justice, connected to respect for human life and founded upon our relationship with God and his creation, said Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana.

Interfaith leaders support Israeli-Palestine peace talks

Jul 30, 2013 - 11:08 am .- Leaders from various faiths, including three U.S. bishops, sent a letter of support to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his promise to prioritize Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Polish pilgrims already anticipating Krakow 2016

Jul 30, 2013 - 09:38 am .- With the final Mass of World Youth Day 2013 barely coming to a close, young people from Poland were already thinking about the next time the event will be held - in their home country.  

Pope joins in prayers for Italian bus crash victims

Jul 30, 2013 - 08:07 am .- Pope Francis has sent his “deepest condolences” and is offering “fervent prayers” as family and friends gathered today to mourn the 38 people who died in a tragic bus accident last Sunday.

Franciscans of the Immaculate decree worries traditionalists

Jul 30, 2013 - 06:20 am .- The Vatican Congregation for Religious, with the approval of Pope Francis, has appointed a commissioner to oversee the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and has restricted their celebration of the traditional Latin Mass, touching off a storm of speculation about the reasons and broader implications.

Young woman recalls deep pain, joy of immigrating to America

Jul 30, 2013 - 04:03 am .- A young woman who immigrated to the U.S. with her family from Guadalajara, Mexico, recalls the 11 years of paperwork granting them status in the country as a “huge, painful, interesting process.”

'Symbolon' program aims to improve adult faith formation

Jul 30, 2013 - 02:05 am .- The Denver-based Augustine Institute has launched its new Symbolon program aimed at improving adult faith formation overall, and in particular the process of welcoming converts into the Church.

Follow us:

Recent activity: