Archive of May 22, 2017

Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

May 22, 2017 - 03:22 pm .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference offered prayers for journalists as they face increased violence in their efforts to uncover truth.

Pope Francis' newest cardinals show a global Church

May 22, 2017 - 03:08 pm .- Only seven months after Pope Francis’ last consistory, he will create five new cardinals in June. He continues a pattern of finding cardinals at the peripheries of the world, from dioceses which have not traditionally had a cardinal.

Ban on religious icons in cars sparks Catholic outcry in Philippines

May 22, 2017 - 03:07 pm .- In the most recent clash between the government and the Catholic Church in the Philippines, authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons in vehicles, citing safety concerns.

Pence to Notre Dame graduates: Bring values into the workplace

May 22, 2017 - 02:08 pm .- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence challenged University of Notre Dame graduates on Saturday to promote human dignity and the sanctity of life in the workplace.

What common ground could Trump and Pope Francis find?

May 22, 2017 - 12:02 pm .- When Pope Francis was asked last week about his upcoming meeting with U.S. president Donald Trump, he made headlines for answering that he always tries to look for common ground.

Sanctions on Syria's military a good step, Christian advocate says

May 22, 2017 - 10:35 am .- The United States House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that issues additional sanctions against supporters of Syria’s Assad regime, and those providing arms for the regime.

Justice Alito warns seminarians religious liberty is in danger

May 22, 2017 - 03:04 am .- In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. emphasized the importance of religious freedom and the dangers it faces today.

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