Archive of May 22, 2014

Mongolian bishop details steady growth of local Church

May 22, 2014 - 08:03 pm .- Bishop Wenceslao Padilla, prefect of Ulaanbaatar – the local Church covering all of Mongolia – spoke with Aid to the Church in Need earlier this month about the Church's growth in the country.

Christian woman in shackles after 'apostasy' death sentence

May 22, 2014 - 04:46 pm .- Protest is mounting in the case of a pregnant Christian woman who faces a death sentence in Sudan for not renouncing her faith, as her husband recently found her shackled to the wall of her cell.

Search begins for Cardinal George's successor

May 22, 2014 - 03:03 pm .- The initial stages have started in the search to replace Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, who is fighting cancer for the third time, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Remain in God's love, Pope Francis encourages faithful

May 22, 2014 - 12:31 pm .- Pope Francis has especially encouraged Christians to “remain in the love of God” in a Thursday reflection on the three “key words” of Jesus: peace, love and joy.

Pope's Holy Land visit sparks US call for dialogue

May 22, 2014 - 12:07 pm .- Catholic and Eastern Orthodox leaders in the U.S. celebrated the closeness between the two churches, recommitting to continued dialogue as Pope Francis’ trip to the Holy Land approaches.

Catholic scholar calls graduates to 'new moral movement'

May 22, 2014 - 12:03 pm .- Each human person bears the face of Christ and plays a unique role in history, said Catholic scholar Mary Eberstadt, calling a crowd of new college graduates to embrace Pope Francis’ desire for a “new moral movement.”

Children's lives worth more than pets, Chilean cardinal tells president

May 22, 2014 - 10:23 am .- Amid efforts to legalize abortion in Chile, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago reminded President Michelle Bachelet of the intrinsic value of all human life.

Dominicans turn to music, rosary to evangelize in DC

May 22, 2014 - 04:02 am .- Music and the distribution of rosaries provided an opportunity to spread the Gospel for a group of Dominicans in the heart of the nation’s capital.

Vatican newspaper gives voice to women in the Church

May 22, 2014 - 02:02 am .- The co-founder of a monthly insert on women's issues in the Vatican newspaper says its pages offer a valuable platform for female perspectives in the Church.

Archbishop: Europe’s governments ignore attacks on Christians

May 22, 2014 - 12:02 am .- European governments and politicians have failed to properly address increasing attacks on Christians, Archbishop Georg Gaenswein said during a talk at a pilgrimage in Switzerland on Sunday.

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