Archive of April 26, 2017

The story behind the Irish priest whose prayers could heal

Apr 26, 2017 - 05:04 pm .- Father John Sullivan was a prominent Irish Catholic convert who was known for his healing prayers, his consolation for the troubled, and his devotion to God.

Never tire of fighting for human rights, religious liberty advocate insists

Apr 26, 2017 - 04:09 pm .- Amid a rising tide of violence, imprisonment, and harassment on account of people’s religious beliefs, the United States cannot grow weary of defending religious freedom, a leading advocate insisted Wednesday.

Mexican pro-lifers demand expulsion of 'abortion ship'

Apr 26, 2017 - 03:34 pm .- With abortion illegal in Mexico, a ship providing the procedure has landed on the country's coast, drawing outrage from the local pro-life movement.

Smaller changes expected from Council of Cardinals' latest meeting

Apr 26, 2017 - 03:05 pm .- Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met this week to continue discussion on reforming the Roman Curia, focusing on the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and the Pontifical Council Promoting the New Evangelization.

Archbishop Aquila allows Boy Scout troops under Catholic guidelines

Apr 26, 2017 - 03:04 pm .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has announced that parishes in his diocese may continue to charter Boy Scout troops, as long as they follow requirements to ensure that Catholic identity and teaching are upheld.

Jim Harbaugh: My priorities are 'faith, then family, then football'

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:27 pm .- Former NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh, now head coach for the University of Michigan football team, is also a Roman Catholic – and he said Wednesday that faith plays a major role in his life.

Pope Francis: Everything passes – except God's love for us

Apr 26, 2017 - 04:38 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said Christian hope, rather than coming from the empty promises of other human beings, is rooted in Christ’s promise to never leave us, and to stay by our side until the end of time.

What pro-life Democrats have to say after being majorly shunned

Apr 26, 2017 - 03:02 am .- When the leader of the Democratic party pulled an about-face this week, claiming that support for abortion was a non-negotiable part of the platform, pro-life Democrats were utterly dismayed.  

In TED talk, Pope says sowing solidarity will reap hope for the future

Apr 26, 2017 - 02:15 am .- Early Wednesday morning Pope Francis addressed the TED 2017 conference, telling participants that to have a hopeful outlook for the future, we must plant seeds of humility, solidarity and tenderness today.

How to pray the Rosary more deeply

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:29 am .- It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying the Rosary. 

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