Archive of February 7, 2017

How Colombia's child soldiers are trying to begin again

Feb 7, 2017 - 06:02 pm .- Colombia is the only country in the Americas where there child soldiers can still be found.

This surfing school in Chile was created for kids with Down syndrome

Feb 7, 2017 - 01:58 pm .- On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That’s because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy the sea along with his friends and to learn how to surf.

Is a meeting between Pope Francis and Donald Trump on the horizon?

Feb 7, 2017 - 12:55 pm .- Pope Francis could meet with President Donald Trump at the end of May.

Did a Planned Parenthood throw pizza parties if abortion quotas were met?

Feb 7, 2017 - 12:20 pm .- Planned Parenthood clinics had monthly quotas for abortions or abortion referrals, according to two former clinic workers in a new Live Action investigative video.

Reflections on the March for Life

Feb 7, 2017 - 09:51 am .- Two weeks ago, America witnessed a historic event. Tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 44th annual March for Life and heard from the highest ranking White House official to ever grace the March for Life stage – Vice-President Mike Pence, along with top-ranking WH official Kellyanne Conway.

Don't move US embassy to Jerusalem, bishops ask Secretary of State

Feb 7, 2017 - 06:23 am .- The Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires wise U.S. engagement to build a better future for both peoples, and this future could be endangered by an embassy relocation, the U.S. Catholic bishops told the new Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson.

Money doesn't make you rich – loving others does, Pope says

Feb 7, 2017 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis’ pastoral heart came out in his Lenten message this year, focusing in what could be a lengthy homily on the importance of recognizing others as a gift, with an in-depth reflection on the Word of God.

An Indian woman became a nun...because of elephants?

Feb 7, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Nine years ago, Christians in the Kandhamal district of Odisha, India suffered the worst attacks against Christians in modern times in the country.

Proceeds of Vatican art project will go to children's hospital in CAR

Feb 7, 2017 - 12:04 am .- Inspired by Pope Francis’ trip to Central African Republic in 2015, a children’s hospital in the country will receive a substantial donation from the proceeds of a mercy-themed art project.

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