Archive of May 15, 2014

Pornography faulted as a root of human trafficking

May 15, 2014 - 05:45 pm .- An expert in combating human trafficking urged congressmen last week to focus their efforts against the scourge on reducing the demand for commercialized sex, including pornography.

Pope Francis decries arms trade as hindrance to peace

May 15, 2014 - 10:04 am .- Upon receiving the credentials of seven new ambassadors to the Holy See, Pope Francis urged the diplomats to work for peace, particularly by the eradication of the arms trade and forced migration due to conflict.

A Christian without the Church is purely idealistic, Pope says

May 15, 2014 - 07:43 am .- Pope Francis reflected in his daily Mass on how the apostles evangelized by first telling the history of God’s people, explaining that it’s impossible to understand a Christian without this association.

Russian prison chaplain witnesses stories of conversion, hope

May 15, 2014 - 04:01 am .- Despite its challenges, prison ministry in the Russian Federation is an important apostolate, changing lives and leading to conversions, a local Orthodox priest recounted to a Catholic charity.

Warren Buffett’s billion-dollar abortion funding draws fire

May 15, 2014 - 02:02 am .- Pro-life advocates have drawn attention to a report showing that businessman Warren Buffett’s charitable foundation has given more than $1.2 billion to abortion providers and advocacy groups.

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