Archive of October 24, 2013

Obama urges House to resume talks on immigration reform

Oct 24, 2013 - 05:01 pm .- President Barack Obama has asked the House of Representatives to move on an immigration reform bill, emphasizing the current dysfunctions in the immigration system and pressing for change.

Mission work is about sharing God's love, Spanish priest says

Oct 24, 2013 - 01:32 pm .- A priest who has spent 50 years ministering in the east African nation of Burundi has emphasized that the primary focus of the missions is to help spread God's love, rather than caring for merely material needs.

Pope Francis warns faithful not to be 'rosewater Christians'

Oct 24, 2013 - 08:40 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis focused on the fact that we have been “re-created” in Christ, urging those in attendance to take their faith seriously, rather than committing halfway.

New Vatican cricket club aims to spark intercultural dialogue

Oct 24, 2013 - 04:04 am .- The Holy See has launched a new cricket club with the goal of encouraging dialogue between cultures, as well as growing virtue among the athletes, both on and off the field.

Charity director laments mounting violence in Central African Republic

Oct 24, 2013 - 02:05 am .- Widespread violence in the Central African Republic which began in December is in risk of diffusing to nearby countries, an official with Aid to the Church in Need has warned.

Beauty queen promotes morality in recent interview

Oct 24, 2013 - 12:12 am .- The first ever Filipina-American to be crowned Miss World revealed her traditional values in a recent television interview.

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