Archive of March 6, 2017

Vatican event to highlight key role of women in peace-building

Mar 6, 2017 - 05:05 pm .- To mark International Women's Day, the Vatican invited women from across the globe to discuss not only their work as peacemakers in a conflict-filled world, but their contributions to the Church as well.

Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Mar 6, 2017 - 03:50 pm .- With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new executive order halting refugee admissions is wrong, Catholic bishop and aid groups maintain.

Thousands pray for 13-year-old struck by falling tree in California

Mar 6, 2017 - 03:39 pm .- On Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, a rainstorm was raging in Orange County, California. During a lull in the storm, at around 5:00 p.m., Teresa Johnston left to walk an elderly neighbor’s dog.

He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

Mar 6, 2017 - 03:07 pm .- After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr. Juan José Martínez says he discovered “that God exists and wants me as his priest.”

Supreme Court sends transgender student case back to lower court

Mar 6, 2017 - 10:43 am .- The Supreme Court will not hear the case of a transgender student’s demand to access public school single-sex bathrooms, instead sending it back to the lower courts for reconsideration.

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