Archive of May 17, 2017

'We cannot rest' while Christians are being persecuted, advocates say

May 17, 2017 - 07:41 pm .- Christians around the world have been models of forgiveness amidst persecution, but Western Christians must support them, religious leaders insisted at a world summit last week.

Archdiocese speaks ahead of Netflix series on murdered nun

May 17, 2017 - 04:32 pm .- No one knows who killed Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik.

As Mexico tops list of violent countries, archdiocese reacts

May 17, 2017 - 04:12 pm .- The Mexico archdiocese's newspaper Desde la Fe wrote an editorial decrying the “disastrous situation in Mexico” as the country ranks number two in a report on the world's most violent nations.

Cardinal Mueller to graduates: 'Dare to be great'

May 17, 2017 - 03:01 pm .- With God’s grace, you can accomplish great things, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller challenged young Catholics at Christendom College last weekend at their 2017 commencement ceremony.

Medjugorje, the findings of the Ruini report

May 17, 2017 - 10:29 am .- Thirteen votes in favor of recognizing the supernatural nature of the first seven appearances in Medjugorje, one vote against and one “suspensive” ballot, which will give a final answer later. A majority of suspensive votes and many doubts instead, concerning the apparition phenomenon from the end of 1981 to today.

Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral

May 17, 2017 - 06:04 am .- A Mexican priest is in “delicate but stable” condition after being stabbed in the neck Monday evening at Mexico City’s cathedral, according to government and church authorities.

Pope points to Mary Magdalene as an apostle of hope

May 17, 2017 - 03:36 am .- By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is, Pope Francis said Wednesday, adding that after this intimate encounter, Mary then becomes an apostle of hope for the world, announcing the Lord’s rising.

What the littlest children can teach us about suffering

May 17, 2017 - 03:02 am .- “There will be saints among the children.”

Sign of hope in Syria – Aleppo consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

May 17, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Still reeling from the Syrian civil war, the city of Aleppo saw a ray of hope this weekend with a consecration to Our Lady of Fatima on May 13.

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