Archive of August 15, 2013

Pope, religious freedom advocates lament Egyptian violence

Aug 15, 2013 - 04:53 pm .- Pope Francis joined proponents of religious liberty in voicing grief at the “painful news” of more than 600 deaths and numerous attacks on Christian churches in a recent wave of violence in Egypt.

Pope celebrates Mass with hosts made by Argentine prisoner

Aug 15, 2013 - 04:09 pm .- Since July 18, Pope Francis has been celebrating Mass each day in the chapel at St. Martha's Residence with hosts made by a woman in prison in Argentina.

Pope donates 100,000 euros to poor dioceses in Argentina

Aug 15, 2013 - 12:11 pm .- Pope Francis has sent a message to Catholics in Argentina encouraging them to “unceasingly” reach out to help those in need by participating in a national collection on Sunday, Sept. 8.

Mary is with us in our struggles, Pope Francis teaches

Aug 15, 2013 - 11:11 am .- During his homily for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis said that this feast helps us reflect on the Christian themes of struggle, resurrection, and hope.

Denver archdiocese: World Youth Day launched spiritual revolution

Aug 15, 2013 - 08:57 am .- In 1992, Denver was one of three American cities that had been vying to host World Youth Day the following year.

Most Americans would find immigration wait 'unthinkable'

Aug 15, 2013 - 04:01 am .- While undocumented immigrants often face blame for circumventing U.S. law, American immigration policy is so broken that it produces wait lists of inconceivable length, says a migrant advocate.

Suspended Vatican accountant linked to suspect spiritual group

Aug 15, 2013 - 02:02 am .- The Vatican accountant who was recently suspended for allegedly trying to smuggle $26 million had been part of a group known as “The Flock,” which has supposed Mafia connections.

Film tour hopes to reignite devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Aug 15, 2013 - 12:06 am .- The promotional tour of a recent film on the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe has helped reawaken devotion to the Patroness of the Americas, while inspiring a deeper conversion among Catholics.

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