Archive of August 26, 2013

Scholars say Copts leaving Egypt face challenges of identity

Aug 26, 2013 - 05:32 pm .- Coptic Christians must turn to their centuries-long history of overcoming obstacles as they seek to maintain their identity while fleeing violence amid Egyptian upheaval, scholars said at a recent event.

Pope Francis thanks Rio governor for warm welcome at WYD

Aug 26, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has received a letter from Pope Francis offering thanks for the city’s hospitality during his visit in July for World Youth Day.

Pope to say opening Mass at meeting of Augustinian leaders

Aug 26, 2013 - 11:16 am .- On Aug. 28, Pope Francis will say Mass at the “chapter” of the Order of Saint Augustine, a meeting of the group's leaders which will elect a new head as well as set out their aims for the next six years.

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