Archive of May 16, 2017

Pope Francis: True peace comes through the Cross

May 16, 2017 - 01:28 pm .- Only God can give true peace amid tribulations, Pope Francis said in his May 16 homily at his Casa Santa Marta residence in the Vatican.

Be champions of virtue, Pope Francis tells Coppa Italia finalists

May 16, 2017 - 12:23 pm .- Two opposing Italian football teams came together on Tuesday to meet in a private audience with Pope Francis, where he encouraged the Coppa Italia finalists to be upstanding role models of virtue, especially to the youth.

Who is Callista Gingrich? The woman set to be the new Vatican ambassador

May 16, 2017 - 11:31 am .- President Donald Trump has chosen Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican, according to reports.  

Pope urges Macron to strengthen France’s Christian roots

May 16, 2017 - 07:52 am .- Tuesday Pope Francis sent a telegram to the new President of France, Emmanuel Macron, offering his prayers and wishes that in his new role, he will support the rich moral and spiritual traditions of the country, including that of Christianity.

Annual report shows progress in Vatican financial transparency

May 16, 2017 - 06:29 am .- The Vatican’s 2016 AIF financial report shows the trend toward transparency of previous years has continued, with a drop in suspicious activity and a growing number of international collaborators.

Free speech protects printer from promoting gay pride fest, Ky. court rules

May 16, 2017 - 12:02 am .- Backers of a print shop owner who declined to print gay pride T-shirts because of his religious beliefs praised a Kentucky court’s decision that his free speech rights protect him from a discrimination complaint.

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