Archive of April 9, 2017

Why married priests won't really fix the shortage

Apr 9, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- In 1970, there was one priest for every 800 Catholics in the United States.  

As wave of executions draws near, Catholics in Arkansas pray for an alternative

Apr 9, 2017 - 06:01 am .- Even though legal options have run out, Catholics in Arkansas are still pushing back against a wave of eight executions set to start on Easter Monday, April 17.

Pope prays for victims of attack on church in Egypt

Apr 9, 2017 - 04:16 am .- After a bomb blast killed nearly 30 people during Palm Sunday celebrations in Egypt, Pope Francis voiced his closeness to the Coptic community, and prayed for those who perpetrate violence through the arms trade.

This Holy Week, look for Jesus in those who suffer, Pope says

Apr 9, 2017 - 03:48 am .- On Palm Sunday Pope Francis said that as Holy Week begins, we should contemplate not only the glory with which Jesus is recognized as king as he enters Jerusalem, but also the suffering he endures before his death, and which is seen in the many who suffer due to war, violence and slavery today.

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