Archive of February 16, 2017

How this couple has stayed married (and in love) for 75 years

Feb 16, 2017 - 08:02 pm .- Eulogio Martínez and Martina Abian are 100 and 95 years-old, respectively.

War begins in the heart and ends in the world, Pope Francis says

Feb 16, 2017 - 04:33 pm .- Pope Francis warned in his homily Thursday that envy, greed, and hate in the heart will breed war, violence, and murder in the world.  

Cardinal Burke sent to Guam to oversee sex abuse trial

Feb 16, 2017 - 03:47 pm .- The Vatican has sent Cardinal Raymond Burke to Guam to act as presiding judge at the trial of Archbishop Anthony Apuron, who was removed from office in June 2016 following allegations of child sex abuse.

Christian florist loses religious liberty case, will appeal to US Supreme Court

Feb 16, 2017 - 03:35 pm .- A Washington state florist must pay fines and legal costs for conscientiously objecting to serving a same-sex wedding, as the state’s supreme court upheld a lower court’s decision on Thursday.

House votes to allow states to deny funding to Planned Parenthood

Feb 16, 2017 - 03:01 pm .- The House voted Thursday to allow states to choose not to fund Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers with federal dollars, repealing an Obama administration rule from December.

Messages from alleged Denver visionary not approved by Church

Feb 16, 2017 - 02:14 pm .- New claims that messages from alleged visionary Charlie Johnston have been approved by the Church are false, the Archdiocese of Denver clarified on Wednesday.

At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

Feb 16, 2017 - 02:02 pm .- Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right of people to migrate and the need for the Church to welcome them.

How should the US react to human rights abuses in Ethiopia?

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:44 am .- One member of Congress is hoping for a “serious policy review” by the Trump administration of the United States' relationship with Ethiopia, citing human rights abuses by the government there.

This female nuclear physicist just created a fertility app

Feb 16, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility app that is internationally certified to be as an effective means of avoiding pregnancy.

What is the devil's favorite sin? An exorcist responds

Feb 16, 2017 - 03:17 am .- Is an exorcist afraid?  What is the devil’s favorite sin? These and other questions were tackled in a recent interview with the Dominican priest, Father Juan José Gallego, an exorcist from the Archdiocese of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

Meet the priest who has helped rescue thousands on the Mediterranean Sea

Feb 16, 2017 - 01:56 am .- Father Alberto Gaton is the chaplain of a Spanish ship that combats human trafficking by rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea. In the span of almost 5 months, his team has managed to rescue more than 3,000 people.  

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