Archive of May 7, 2017

Enduring devotion: the Irish immigrant who never forgot Our Lady of Knock

May 7, 2017 - 04:09 pm .- “I remember it as well as I do last night.” Those were the words of an aged Irish immigrant named John Curry in 1940s New York, who had seen the apparitions at Knock, Ireland when just a boy.

Pope Francis warns against 'false wisdom' that distracts from God

May 7, 2017 - 05:57 am .- Reflecting on the image of the Good Shepherd, Pope Francis said his is the only voice that leads us to safety and friendship with God, and cautioned against the false wisdom of those who confuse and deter us from this path.

Pope urges new priests to serve with joy, never sadness

May 7, 2017 - 03:37 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis ordained 10 men to the priesthood, telling them to imitate Jesus in every aspect of their ministry, so as to avoid hypocrisy and draw near to their people, always serving with the joy that comes from being united to Christ.

Canadian province to fight ruling booting students from Catholic schools

May 7, 2017 - 03:28 am .- The Saskatchewan government has said it will seek a temporary exemption to block a judge’s ruling that could force up to 10,000 students out of Catholic schools because they are not Catholic.

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