Archive of May 17, 2014

Critics warn of bias in UN anti-torture committee member

May 17, 2014 - 04:14 pm .- A U.N. committee member who insinuated that the Catholic position against abortion violates an anti-torture agreement signed by the Holy See should recuse herself or step down on account of bias, several critics have said.

'Love transforms everything,' Pope tells sick, disabled

May 17, 2014 - 09:43 am .- Pope Francis met with nearly 5,000 members of apostolates dedicated to the sick and suffering on Saturday, encouraging them to live lives transformed by love and to support others who suffer.

Appeal for solidarity marks Jordan’s role in Middle East dialogue

May 17, 2014 - 06:02 am .- An appeal issued jointly Wednesday by Vatican and Jordanian officials marks the nations’ friendship and common commitment to foster peace and dialogue in the Middle East.

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