Archive of February 28, 2017

The Filipino Catholic Church is resisting the brutal drug war

Feb 28, 2017 - 05:08 pm .- Caught in the throes of a brutal war on drugs, the people of the Philippines are increasingly looking to the Catholic Church to provide refuge and resistance.

Local bishop: 'The Madonna has not appeared in Medjugorje'

Feb 28, 2017 - 04:12 pm .- The bishop of the local Church where Medjugorje is located reiterated on Sunday his long-held belief that the alleged Marian apparitions at the site are false.

Pope Francis: God gives all to those who surrender all

Feb 28, 2017 - 04:07 pm .- God pours out all of Himself on His people, said Pope Francis on Tuesday, explaining that God gives everything to those who surrender everything.

How assisted suicide discriminates against the poor and disabled

Feb 28, 2017 - 02:01 pm .- While physician-assisted suicide is promoted as empowering terminally-ill patients, it could result in the poor being coerced to take their lives, experts warned at an event this week.

Walk in another's shoes, Pope encourages in interview

Feb 28, 2017 - 09:29 am .- In an interview published Tuesday, Pope Francis spoke about what it means to care for and be present to the people in our communities – whether they are widows, orphans, migrants, or the homeless – and why this is important.

Priest: We need to praise what is good, true in the Muslim faith

Feb 28, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Not only is there a good deal in common between Muslims and Christians, but Catholics are called to respect and work together with those who practice the Muslim faith in recognition of truth and goodness they do possess, said Islam scholar Fr. Thomas Michel.

This Spanish prison ministry is helping rehabilitate inmates

Feb 28, 2017 - 03:08 am .- The prison ministry founded by a Spanish Jesuit in the 1960s has had such fruits as a group of inmates donating their own money to help the needy at Christmas, according to the head of the foundation.

South Sudanese bishops call for food aid, peace negotiations

Feb 28, 2017 - 12:02 am .- The bishops of South Sudan issued a call last Thursday for dialogue between the warring factions in the country, and international humanitarian aid to alleviate the famine affecting so many in their nation.

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