Archive of March 3, 2017

Trump pushes education choices in visit to Florida Catholic school

Mar 3, 2017 - 04:26 pm .- President Donald Trump visited a Florida Catholic school on Friday, praising the Catholic education system and touting his support for school choice programs.

Pope Francis seeks silence, reflection on annual retreat

Mar 3, 2017 - 09:01 am .- Pope Francis and members of the Roman Curia leave Sunday to begin their annual five-day retreat on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius; since 2014, held at the Casa Divin Maestro retreat house.

Catholic chapel in NJ shopping mall closes its doors

Mar 3, 2017 - 06:36 am .- A Catholic chapel that has served a New Jersey shopping mall since 1970 has scheduled its final Mass.  

What's the point of fasting, anyway?

Mar 3, 2017 - 03:02 am .- God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it – fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of the Christian life.

Europe will be 'adrift' if it loses Christian roots, faith leaders warn

Mar 3, 2017 - 12:54 am .- Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a joint statement urged Europeans to remember their Christian roots, and to return to them during this time of “widespread concern for (the) future” of Europe.

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