Archive of May 19, 2014

Condolences offered for death of 32 children in Colombian bus fire

May 19, 2014 - 05:38 pm .- Cardinal Ruben Salazar of Bogota, president of the Bishops' Conference of Colombia, offered his prayers and condolences for the families of 32 children who died in a bus that caught fire.

New appointment to CDF shows Vatican's concern for clergy abuse

May 19, 2014 - 04:32 pm .- Pope Francis’ appointment Monday of Archbishop Jose Mollaghan of Rosario as a member of the Vatican’s doctrine office confirms the Holy See’s continuing response to the sexual abuse crisis.

Vatican has strengthened its financial oversight, report shows

May 19, 2014 - 03:07 pm .- The Authority for Financial Information’s second annual report presents an increasing number of suspicious transactions reported – a reflection of stronger oversight of Vatican finances.

Pope to Mexican bishops: promote 'spirit of harmony'

May 19, 2014 - 12:23 pm .- Pope Francis received the bishops of Mexico on Monday, encouraging them to promote harmony and to proclaim God’s mercy.

Vatican official sees 'warming-up' of Catholic-Orthodox relations

May 19, 2014 - 10:23 am .- A member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity affirmed the sentiments of many who believe that Catholic-Orthodox relations have improved in recent years, especially under Pope Francis.

Have a firm heart fixed on the Holy Spirit, Pope affirms

May 19, 2014 - 06:12 am .- In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on the various challenges St Paul faced in his ministry, explaining that it was only possible for him to go forward because his heart was fixed on God.

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