Jan 16, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Four years after a desolating earthquake affected millions in Haiti, Catholic Relief Services continues to help the nation move from recovery to addressing social concerns that pre-dated the catastrophe.
Jan 16, 2014 - 04:05 pm .- Rabbi Abraham Skorka, rector of the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary, believes that Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the Holy Land is a chance to bring a message of peace to the world.
Jan 16, 2014 - 12:26 pm .- Violence against children and child exploitation are “crimes” and Pope Francis is working to protect children from the “scourge” of sex abuse, leading Vatican figures told a U.N. committee on Jan. 16.
Jan 16, 2014 - 10:17 am .- The Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for the Works of Religion, or “Vatican bank”, were named on Wednesday; of the five existing members, only one was confirmed in his post.
Jan 16, 2014 - 08:40 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis addressed the issue of various scandals that happen within the Church, emphasizing that they occur when we no longer have a true relationship with God.
Jan 16, 2014 - 04:42 am .- The man in charge of constructing this year’s nativity scene for the Vatican expressed his delight at giving to Pope Francis the nativity he designed, which, he noted, has a special historical significance.
Jan 16, 2014 - 04:02 am .- The upcoming New York Encounter cultural festival will explore the dynamic between “I” and “We” – individuals and community – and how the human person finds fulfillment only in relationship.
Jan 16, 2014 - 02:04 am .- The Pontifical Council for the Family is promoting a special encounter between Pope Francis and couples who have been engaged, which will take place on the upcoming feast of Saint Valentine.
Jan 16, 2014 - 12:03 am .- Father John Dear, a longtime activist for peace and nonviolence who has been dismissed from the Jesuits, is impassioned yet wayward according to a source long familiar with the Society of Jesus.