Archive of March 17, 2014

Bishop hopes to create new home for Catholics in Arabia

Mar 17, 2014 - 04:55 pm .- Catholics in the Arabian peninsula look forward to building a new cathedral in Bahrain, creating a permanent home for the Church and a place to help support Catholics coming to the region.

Oratorian appointed auxiliary bishop of Birmingham, England

Mar 17, 2014 - 01:27 pm .- Pope Francis has named Fr. Robert Byrne as a new auxiliary bishop of the Birmingham archdiocese, leading the Oratorian priest to praise the examples of the Pope and of Bl. John Henry Newman.

Concluding spiritual exercises, Pope calls for renewed focus on Christ

Mar 17, 2014 - 12:08 pm .- Returning to the Vatican after a week of Lenten spiritual exercises, Pope Francis emphasized that we should not be discouraged by sin, but rather renew our commitment to following Christ.

Christian responsibility means to listen, Pope tells Roman church

Mar 17, 2014 - 09:09 am .- During his visit to the Roman parish of Our Lady of Oration on Sunday, Pope Francis emphasized the necessity of listening to God, and encouraged attendees to make time every day to read the Bible.

Pope Francis to meet with families of mafia victims

Mar 17, 2014 - 04:59 am .- This coming Friday Pope Francis is slated to preside over a prayer vigil for victims of mafia violence and their families, which takes place the night before the national day commemorating the lives lost.

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