Archive of February 15, 2017

Did you know Mother Teresa experienced visions of Jesus?

Feb 15, 2017 - 04:42 pm .- Even her friend of more than 30 years, Father Sebastian Vazhakala, did not know Mother Teresa had conversations with and visions of Jesus before forming the Missionaries of Charity.

DIY execution? Arizona’s 'bizarre' new death penalty policy

Feb 15, 2017 - 04:37 pm .- It’s an odd time for death in the United States.

Citing pro-life momentum, thousands demonstrate to defund Planned Parenthood

Feb 15, 2017 - 12:27 pm .- More than 10,000 pro-life advocates gathered at some 227 protest locations in 43 states and the District of Columbia on Saturday to call for the defunding of Planned Parenthood.

In latest round of meetings, papal advisors cover court, bishop selection

Feb 15, 2017 - 08:01 am .- Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met for the 18th time this week to continue discussion on reforming the Roman Curia, focusing on how new bishops are chosen and the streamlining of several offices, including the Vatican tribunals.

Why we need a religious freedom move from Trump – and soon

Feb 15, 2017 - 06:00 am .- President Donald Trump must sign an executive order with broad protections for religious freedom, or global consequences could soon follow, Catholic leaders insist.

This is the one thing Pope Francis says you can brag about

Feb 15, 2017 - 04:59 am .- As children we are taught that bragging is bad, especially when we do it to people who have less than us, however, for Pope Francis, there is one thing we should never hesitate to flaunt to whoever we meet: our hope in Christ.

The clock is ticking on repeal of DC assisted suicide bill

Feb 15, 2017 - 03:05 am .- A repeal of Washington, D.C.'s physician-assisted suicide law moved through the U.S. House on Monday, but is in a race against time to pass through Congress and be signed by President Trump by Friday.

Is a Vatican-China agreement close? What could happen.

Feb 15, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Hopes are on the rise for an agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, with Cardinal John Tong Hon, Archbishop of Hong Kong again making the case for a possible proposal.

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