Archive of May 26, 2017

US bishop says Trump budget at odds with Catholic, American ideals

May 26, 2017 - 05:22 pm .- The former head of the US bishops decried President Trump's budget plan, claiming its cuts to social services conflict with both the Catholic faith and American principles.

This parish is hosting a benefit concert for children with cancer

May 26, 2017 - 04:12 pm .- A young girl in Charles Town, West Virginia was undergoing treatment for bone cancer when she dreamed about meeting a beautiful princess.

Military chaplains help traumatized soldiers, but who helps them?

May 26, 2017 - 03:02 pm .- As military veterans and victims of violence are treated for psychological trauma, the emotional wounds of missionaries and military chaplains might be overlooked, but are just as present.

Francis calls Don Orione Sisters to be 'missionaries without borders'

May 26, 2017 - 11:37 am .- Addressing the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity on Friday, Pope Francis spoke to them about their charism for evangelization, especially to the poor, encouraging them to be joyful in their mission.

Dozens of Egyptian Christians killed in bus attack (Updated)

May 26, 2017 - 09:56 am .- An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28 people, including children, and injured at least 22 more.

What can we learn from the newest priests? Encourage vocations

May 26, 2017 - 06:04 am .- Members of the newest priestly ordination class in the United States were closely connected to the Church growing up through their Catholic school or parish, according to a new survey of the 2017 ordinands.

Pope taps Bishop Angelo de Donatis as new Vicar of Rome

May 26, 2017 - 04:32 am .- On Friday the Vatican announced that Bishop Angelo de Donatis had been chosen by Pope Francis as the new Vicar of Rome, who will oversee the administrative needs of the Roman diocese, including its clergy.

How a nuns' home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking

May 26, 2017 - 03:33 am .- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking.  

New video shows graphic discussion of aborted baby parts

May 26, 2017 - 12:42 am .- Preview footage released recently by the Center for Medical Progress appears to show participants at a national abortion convention casually discussing the skulls, eyeballs and other baby body parts they encounter in abortion procedures.

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