Archive of January 18, 2014

Egyptian bishop backs newly drafted constitution

Jan 18, 2014 - 04:05 pm .- A Catholic Coptic bishop has said he “very strongly” encourages Christians to accept Egypt's draft constitution for Egypt, voted on this week, citing the autonomy it grants to Christians, Muslims and Jews.

Diocesan shelter extended hours to provide refuge from freezing temps

Jan 18, 2014 - 01:03 pm .- Born on foreign shores, a man now homeless, brought some of the medical training and compassion for the infirm he first acquired in his native Haiti to bear in caring for a fellow guest at the diocese’s Emmanuel House homeless shelter in his time of need.

Ecumenism a 'spiritual process' rooted in the Trinity, Pope says

Jan 18, 2014 - 12:06 pm .- Pope Francis met this week with members of an ecumenical delegation of Finnish Lutherans, encouraging them to work towards unity among all Christians.

Pope calls media workers to serve the common good

Jan 18, 2014 - 10:51 am .- In meeting with the employees of Italy’s national broadcaster, Pope Francis stressed the importance of responsible communications rooted in truth, noting its role in forming persons.

US bishops launch 9 Days for Life novena, campaign

Jan 18, 2014 - 06:43 am .- The U.S. bishops are inviting the faithful to participate in nine days of prayer, fasting and pilgrimage surrounding the 41st anniversary of legalized abortion throughout the nation.

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