Archive of June 1, 2017

Maryland bishops call for compassion, prudence on immigration

Jun 1, 2017 - 10:58 pm .- The Maryland Catholic Conference has issued a statement of guiding principles for Catholics and state legislators to better encounter immigrants with compassion in both personal and political arenas.

Lawsuit says farmer's market wrongly barred Catholic farmer

Jun 1, 2017 - 08:01 pm .- Catholic farmer Steve Tennes says the city of East Lansing, Mich. illegally barred his family-run farm from the city farmer's market because of his family's religious beliefs about marriage.

Priest plants himself at popular music festival, goes viral on Reddit

Jun 1, 2017 - 04:24 pm .- What’s a good way to reach a lot of young people all at once?

Pope Francis to honor two priests who lived ahead of their times

Jun 1, 2017 - 04:04 pm .- With a visit to the tombs of Father Lorenzo Milani and Father Primo Mazzolari this June, Pope Francis will pay homage to two historic Italians who aimed to change their society for the better.

Catholic leaders dismayed by Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Jun 1, 2017 - 03:49 pm .- Catholic leaders around the world expressed disappointment as President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. was pulling out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

Pope Francis: I am always joyful when I see young priests

Jun 1, 2017 - 08:54 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis spoke with the Vatican department in charge of priests, saying he is always happy when he sees young priests, because they are important for Christ and represent the youthful face of the Church.

Planned Parenthood's services are declining...except for abortion

Jun 1, 2017 - 06:02 am .- The controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood has lost over half a million unique patients in five years, but its abortion figures remain the same – a consistency its critics have blasted.

Looking forward to 10 years of Summorum Pontificum

Jun 1, 2017 - 03:04 am .- Ten years after Benedict XVI broadened access to the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, the document by which he did so is being hailed as a means of closing the rift of division following liturgical changes made after the Second Vatican Council.

Flying on Sunday? Many airport chapels offer Mass

Jun 1, 2017 - 12:07 am .- Flying on Sunday and need a place for Mass? A recent study revealed that 40 percent of major US airports have chapels offering Sunday Mass times for travelers and airport employees. 

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