Archive of April 8, 2017

Bishops seek input from youth ahead of 2018 synod

Apr 8, 2017 - 04:09 pm .- An international conference this week in Rome is seeking feedback from young people on the upcoming 2018 Synod of Bishops, as preparations are also underway for the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama.

Pope to youth: The Church needs to hear your voice

Apr 8, 2017 - 01:15 pm .- On Saturday Pope Francis held a special prayer vigil in anticipation of WYD and the 2018 Synod of Bishops, telling youth that they are the voice of the future, and as such, have something to say to the entire Church, including to himself and the bishops.

Venezuelan religious call for autonomy among branches of government

Apr 8, 2017 - 12:09 pm .- A group of religious men and women in Venezuela have expressed their concern over the country's political crisis and the lack of autonomy of the branches of the federal government.

Don't send a mother who fled drug cartels back to Mexico, archdiocese pleads

Apr 8, 2017 - 05:32 am .- U.S. immigration authorities should show mercy on a detained Catholic mother with a special needs child, who fled Mexico when drug cartels began to persecute her family, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati said this week.

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