Archive of March 20, 2014

Marian musical performed at Sri Lankan basilica

Mar 20, 2014 - 05:10 pm .- The Archdiocese of Colombo celebrated its recent “children’s day” with the performance of a newly-created musical recounting the period in Mary’s life from the Annunciation until the birth of Christ.

Labor upholds human dignity, Pope says

Mar 20, 2014 - 03:25 pm .- Pope Francis addressed the central role of employment in realizing human dignity during a special audience with steelworkers and residents from Umbria, Italy at the Vatican.

Young nun wows judges on Italy's 'The Voice'

Mar 20, 2014 - 01:00 pm .- Sr. Cristina Scuccia is a 25 year old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family who has appeared on The Voice of Italy, a reality show akin to American Idol or Britain’s Got Talent.

Rely on God alone, Pope encourages in homily

Mar 20, 2014 - 11:36 am .- Pope Francis drew on today’s readings from the Gospel of Luke and the Psalms to warn listeners against putting one’s faith in man or accomplishments, rather than God.

In sister's memory, student raises funds for disabled children

Mar 20, 2014 - 04:01 am .- Catholic University engineering student James Roche hopes to raise money for a disabled children's home in Jamaica, not only for those he met while on a 2013 mission trip but in memory of his sister.

US bishops designate St John Paul II National Shrine

Mar 20, 2014 - 02:03 am .- Ahead of Bl. John Paul II’s April 27 canonization, the U.S. bishops have named a D.C.-based facility as a national shrine to commemorate the beloved Roman Pontiff.

Ark. judge strikes down heartbeat-based abortion ban

Mar 20, 2014 - 12:01 am .- A U.S. District Court’s ruling against Arkansas’ fetal heartbeat-based abortion restrictions disappointed pro-life advocates, but they said the effort still helps the unborn.

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