Archive of May 2, 2014

Archbishop Aquila: teaching on marriage must be rooted in Christ

May 2, 2014 - 04:46 pm .- As the Synod of Bishops on the Family draws closer, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver has offered a reflection for his brother bishops on the pastoral issue of proclaiming “the gospel marriage” of Christ to the world.

Holy See warns against ideological agenda in UN torture hearing

May 2, 2014 - 12:06 pm .- Ahead of a report to the U.N. on an anti-torture agreement next week, the Holy See has emphasized its commitment against torture, and warned against the hearing being reduced to a “tool of ideological pressure.”

Pope offers encouragement to new Council for the Economy

May 2, 2014 - 11:49 am .- Pope Francis gave words of encouragement to the Vatican’s new Council for the Economy, stressing concern for the poor and commitment to the Gospel.

Pope: I cried over reports of crucified Christians

May 2, 2014 - 09:28 am .- In his daily homily on May 2, Pope Francis said that he wept over recent news of Christians allegedly being crucified, reflecting that there are still many martyrs in today’s world.

Tens of thousands expected for Italy's March for Life

May 2, 2014 - 08:01 am .- The Italian March for Life expects tens of thousands of attendees at its fourth march to support what organizer Virginia Coda Nunziante called “the first right for a human being.”

Be bold in proclaiming truth, Cardinal Dolan tells media

May 2, 2014 - 04:04 am .- At a communications conference in Rome this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan offered his own observations on how to communicate effectively, emphasizing the importance of addressing hard issues.

US urged to act before South Sudan violence becomes genocide (Graphic Photo)

May 2, 2014 - 03:09 am .- Describing reports of atrocities coming out of South Sudan, U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.) called Wednesday for immediate action to prevent a potentially massive genocide in the country.

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