Archive of June 21, 2014

Fraternity of Saint Peter celebrates life of slain Phoenix priest

Jun 21, 2014 - 09:39 pm .- The twin steeples of Sacred Heart Catholic Church tower over the green summer cornfields just outside of Paxico, Kansas. 

Activists push for awareness of North Korea human rights abuses

Jun 21, 2014 - 04:10 pm .- In a hearing before members of Congress, victims of North Korea’s human rights abuses and experts on the dictatorship’s harsh practices asked for support in bringing an end to the country’s harsh treatment of political dissenters.

Pope slams mafia as 'adorers of evil'

Jun 21, 2014 - 11:03 am .- In his homily at the Saturday evening anticipated Mass during his day trip to Italy’s Calabria region, Pope Francis denounced the dishonesty and violence perpetrated by members of the local mafia.

Supporters from around the US rally for marriage

Jun 21, 2014 - 07:01 am .- Defenders of marriage from around the United States came to Washington, D.C. Thursday for the March for Marriage to support the institution as one between a man and a woman.

God is a 'master of reintegration,' Pope assures prisoners

Jun 21, 2014 - 06:53 am .- In the first major meeting of his 12-hour pastoral visit to the Calabria region of southern Italy today, Pope Francis spoke to the inmates and staff of the district prison about the importance of re-integration, accomplished through both human and divine action.

Pope encourages priests to work in joy, brotherhood

Jun 21, 2014 - 06:01 am .- During his one day his visit to Italian town Cassano all'Jonio, Pope Francis met with the priests of the diocese, speaking of the joy of the priesthood, but also of the dangers of an individualistic culture.

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