Archive of April 25, 2017

Ahead of trip, Pope Francis sends message of joy to Egypt

Apr 25, 2017 - 05:25 pm .- Pope Francis expressed his joy for his upcoming trip to Cairo in a video message, saying he hopes to bring peace and friendship to all Egyptian citizens.

Fifty years ago, Colorado became the first state to legalize abortion

Apr 25, 2017 - 03:38 pm .- April 25 marks 50 years since Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to legalize abortion. In a statement released Tuesday, the bishops of Colorado called for continued prayers and efforts to build up a culture of life in the state.

Trump administration will continue defending HHS mandate in court

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:21 pm .- With President Donald Trump’s administration signaling that it is not dropping the HHS mandate cases against religious non-profits, plaintiffs are concerned that the action does not reflect promises made during the presidential campaign.

Pope Francis refuses bullet-proof vehicle for Egypt trip

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:32 am .- Pope Francis will not use a bulletproof vehicle during his trip to Egypt this weekend, despite recent terror attacks against Christians in the country, according to Reuters.  

They lost everything in Peru's floods. Now they're asking for Bibles.

Apr 25, 2017 - 06:04 am .- Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes, Peru visited the inhabitants of one of the areas most affected by the recent floods in northern Peru, who asked him to help them get some Bibles.  

What your local parish and the new hipster bar have in common

Apr 25, 2017 - 03:16 am .- It’s a story seen across the nation – a neighborhood formerly known for rundown houses, empty shops and limited resources now finds flocks of millennials coming to the area’s trellised cafes and bars for brunch and drinks on weekends.  

Australian bishops: Assisted suicide is the opposite of health care

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Proposals to legalize euthanasia in the Australian state of Victoria are based on “misplaced compassion,” the local bishops said.  

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